dba Pend Oreille Valley Railroad

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We would like to thank our current shippers, and their employees, for the partnerships we have in place. As a shortline railroad we strive to be available to meet the needs of our shippers and we endeavor to maintain a very close working relationship with these shippers. We are dependent upon each other and work to maintain a schedule and service that meets all of our needs.


Our current partnerships include:

  • Ponderay Newsprint Company – ships newsprint and a few loads of chemicals each year
  • Bell Pole – shipments of poles
  • TriPro Cedar Products – lumber shipments
  • Mountain West Bark – ships beauty bark
  • Dynonobel – ships fertilizer
  • Stimson Lumber Company – lumber
  • Idaho Forest Group – lumber
  • North Pend Oreille Valley Lions Club – offering excursion rides between Ione and Metaline Falls, Washington approximately six weekends per year from July – October
  • Western Rail