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Greenbrier Announces Barge Launching

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Sept. 20 -- On Saturday, September 23, 2006, the Greenbrier Companies and its Gunderson Marine Division will christen and launch a double-hull oceangoing barge built for Sause Bros. Inc. Both Greenbrier and Sause are Oregon-based companies. The launch ceremony will be held at the Gunderson Marine LLC facility at 4350 NW Front Avenue at 11:00 a.m. This double-hull oceangoing barge is the eighth unit in a series produced by Gunderson for Sause Bros. Inc.

  WHAT:  Launch Ceremony for the oceangoing barge "Morro Bay"

  WHEN:  Saturday, September 23, 2006 at 11:00 AM
         (Gates open at 10:45 AM)

  WHERE: Gunderson Marine Facility
         4350 NW Front Avenue, Portland, OR

The Media is welcome, and we would be delighted to have you attend this launch. Media parking spots will be available by the entrance to Gunderson facility. For your convenience, Media will be escorted to the launch site.

The Greenbrier Companies ( ), headquartered in Lake Oswego, OR, is a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad and maritime industries. Established in 1919 as a heavy steel fabricator, Gunderson has been a ship and marine barge builder since 1942.

Headquartered in Coos Bay, Oregon, Sause Bros., Inc. is a privately owned family business that operates a fleet of over 60 tugs and oil and deck-cargo barges throughout the Pacific Rim.

   Mark Eitzen

   Len Bergstein

PRNewswire -- Sept. 20

SOURCE: Greenbrier Companies