Rick Franklin Corporation has over 45 years’ experience providing services throughout the Pacific Northwest. RFC, based in Lebanon, Oregon, is owned by Rick Franklin who began the company in 1974 with one D-8 Caterpillar.

Rick Franklin Corporation has diversified its operations over the years to perform a variety of services in the Pacific Northwest, including the following:

  • Railroad Emergency Services including Derailments & other service interruptions
  • Railroad Track Maintenance and Repair
  • New Track Construction
  • Traction Motor Change-outs
  • Demolition Services
  • Heavy Haul Trucking
  • Flatcar Bridge sales including concrete abutments
  • Rock Crushing
  • Scrap Metal Recycling
  • Transloads, Load Shifts, and Re-loads
  • Site Restoration and Land Clearing
  • Hazardous Waste and Environmental Cleanup

Our extensive trucking and equipment fleet is designed to respond to any customer’s need. RFC has over 100 pieces of rolling stock and 150 pieces of heavy equipment. As a general contractor, we are called upon to have a wide variety of equipment readily available to perform various projects in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, Colorado, and Alaska. RFC’s equipment includes:

  • Dozers ranging from 550 to a D-9
  • Crushers and Screens
  • Excavators ranging from 35 to 450
  • Fire wagons, water tanks and trucks
  • Forklifts, Graders, Rollers, and Backhoes
  • Hyrail Equipment including Excavators, Dump Trucks, and Pickups
  • Loaders ranging from 544 to 992
  • Side Booms
  • Specialized railroad equipment: ballast regulators, tampers, speed swings, spike pullers, and tie inserters