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Alabama: Chase Community Depot: headquartered in Chase Community, Alabama. This is the smallest Union Station in the USA. It offers a museum plus a 1 hour train ride.

Alabama: Historic Huntsville Depot: Three story structure housing a museum and model railroad layout: steam engines, rail cars and other land transportation equipment available for inspection.

Alaska Railroad: in Anchorage Alaska: 469 miles of track through state and National parks. Offers scenic rides to tourists.

Alaska: Alaska Railroad: in Wasilla, Alaska. This is a museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry. Standard Gauge display of Alaska Railroad Locomotives and 26 items of rolling stock.

Amtrak Historical Society

AR: Flippin. White River Scenic Railway. Standard gauge that offers scenic train rides through the beautiful Ozark Mountains with multiple routes and boarding locations.

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway

Atlantic CoastLine RailRoad

Australia: Lithgow Zig Zag Railway Blue Mountains Australia

AZ: Clarkdale. Verde Canyon Railroad. Standard gauge offers panoramic train rides.

AZ: Nevada County Depot Museum Prescott, AZ

AZ: Tucson. Gadsden-Pacific Division Train Operating Museum in Tucson, AZ. - This museum had been located in one of the Tucson malls for 9 years, but in fall 1997 they completed building their own 6000 square foot building. They are presently just starting on rebuilding layouts and exhibits whose progress will be continually updated on their site.

AZ: Williams. Grand Canyon Railway. Standard gauge offers train ride, museum and a display.

CA: California State Railroad Museum. In Sacremento, CA. Standard and 36" gauge museum. Eleven acres including 100,000 square foot museum of railroad history, reconstructed 1870's passenger station, and an extensive library and archive.

CA: East Bay Railroad Sightings Home PageThis Web site presents East Bay Railroad Sightings, featuring the UP/SP Sacramento line as seen from Berkeley, and the UP Canyon Subdivision and SP Coast Line as seen from the Oakland Jack London Amtrak station.

CA: The Centerville Depot Centerville, CA Como-Harriet Streetcar Line

CA: Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site. 22 historic buildings and 11 acres of mining, farming and railroad equipment. Located in Bishop, CA.

CA: Los Angeles Traffic Report How's the traffic doing in L.A.? Links to the Metro rail lines and to Metrolink are here. Also links to Orange County and San Diego traffic reports.

CA: Los Angeles Metro Rail -- Red, Blue, Green Lines Status reports and up to the minute information.

CA: Metrolink - Southern California's Commuter Rail System Official up to the minute information about this key Los Angeles area heavy rail system.

CA: Orange Empire Railway Museum. In Perris, CA. Standard 36" and 42: gauge; 1 and 0.7 mile train rides. They have 200 street cars, Interurbans and Diesel, Steam and Electric Locomotives, and rolling stock.

CA: PalmLeaf Passenger Car: LA, CA. A few excursions yearly on this beautiful Passenger Car - the Palmleaf. These excursions would take you North or South on scenic tourist type of trips. Worth a look.

CA: Railroad Park Resort: Dunsmuir, CA. A 28 room Caboose Motel and Restaurant with the dinner houses in refurbished rail cars.

CA: Roaring Camp and Big Trees Railroad. In Felton, CA. Narrow Gauge train ride behind a shay and a heisler locomotive.

CA: Sacramento Model Railroad Club includes photos of train action in the Sacramento area as well as a peek into the goings-on at the Sacramento Railroad Club. The club has a lot of emphasis on the work they have done to light up the layout and rolling stock.

CA: San Diego Railroad Museum in San Diego. Standard gauge museum with over 80 pieces of rail equipment and regularly scheduled train trips featuring trips to Mexico.

CA: San Francisco. Golden Gate Railroad Museum. Standard gauge railwaymuseum which owns and operates many locomotives related to Bay Area Railroads.

CA: San Jose: San Jose historical Museum. 25 acre complex with 27 historic and reconstructed buildings. Includes a trolley ride.

CA: Santa Cruz, Big Trees & Pacific Railway. Felton CA. Standard gauge train ride behind diesel power.

CA: Sunol. Niles Canyon Railway. 12 mile standard gauge train ride over the original transcontinental railroad route.

CA: Woodland. Yolo Shortline Railroad Company. This is a 28 mile 2 hour round trip standard gauge train ride.

Chicago & Northwestern RR

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR

Bridge Line Historical Society. D&H blue and gray lightning stripe lovers should check this one out.

Canada: Alberta: Edmonton Radial Railway Society Home Page Edmonton, Alberta

Canada: Ontario: York Durham Heritage Railway Uxbridge, Ontario

Canada: Saskatoon Railroad Modelers group is a non profit group promoting model railroading in Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada. Started 10 years ago to build and maintain a model rr diorama in the local museum.

Canada: CPRdb is the Canadian Pacific Railway Data Base, an unofficial site with emphasis on CP Railway, and including a number of other items of interest.

CO: Colorado Live Steamers - this club builds and operates 1 inch and 2 inch large scale live steam locomotives. They have recently built a 5 mile point to point railroad in Byers Colorado.

CO: Narrow Gauge Circle - Narrow gauge railfans will love this site with maps, history and old photos of narrow-gauge excursions. This site is listed as one of the top 100 great Colorado Sites with the Rocky Mountain News.

CO: Colorado Railroad Museum. Located in Golden, Colorado

CO: Cimarron CO. - Stationary Engine 278 Narrow Gauge. Historic engine 278 with tender, box car and caboose on a stone and steel trestle.

CO: Denver: The Denver Trolley

CO: Durango/Silverton, CO - this tourist railroad is one of the most popular rides in the state . Set in the beautiful San Juan mountains.

CO: Fort Collins Colorado Municipal Railway Site - They operate the only original restored streetcar operation on an original route in the United States. It is without a doubt, the biggest electric train set in Colorado. 12 inch to the foot scale and is just an hours drive north of Denver. Most of the members are dedicated model railroaders. Their street car #21 has recently undergone a major overhaul. The operation is entirely operated and managed by volunteers. They are also an FRA class 4 common carrier due to the fact that they are standard gauge and have 17 public grade crossings. Normally trolley operations are exempted from federal regulation, but this one is not.

CO: GeorgeTown Colorado Railroad Loop --- history, tourist information and photos of this narrow gauge railroad and accompanying silver mine tour.

CO: Leadville Train. This is a 22 mile trip in the mountains of Colorado.

CO: Moffat County, Craig CO - Stationary historic site pullman car

CO: Pueblo Railroad Museum

CO: Rose-Garden Rail Road located in Littleton, CO - see their page for more information.

CO: Royal Gorge Tourist Railway. Not too far from Denver. Standard gauge train ride through the spectacular Royal Gorge.

Critters from WWI-- Included is the McEwan Pratt 10hp rail tractor used to haul troops.

C. E. Keen Flume & Lumber Co.

CT: Danbury CT. Danbury Railway Museum. Standard gauge train ride. Displays in the museum include a diesel locomotive and 40 pieces of rolling stock.

CT: Danbury Railway Museum Historic station and rail yard in downtown Danbury CT.

CT: Shoreline Trolley Museum. East Haven CT. Standard gauge trolley rides and a museum.

CT: Dinner Trains of New England Scenic train ride with dinner, Essex, CT

CT: Essex Steam Train and Riverboat Ride. Standard gauge 2 hour train ride behind a steam locomotive connecting with a riverboat cruise.

D&RGW: See Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society.

DE: Queen Anne's Railroad. In Lewes Delaware. Standard gauge dinner train behind steam locomotive.

GA: Blue Ridge Scenic Railroad in Marietta, GA. Standard gauge 26 mile roundtrip train ride behind a diesel locomotive.

GA: Kennesaw Civil War Museum, Kennesaw, GA. This Museum includes a "General" Steam Locomotive used in the Great Locomotive chase of the Civil War.

GA: Stone Mountain National Park: Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad. 25 minute narrated trip around Stone Mountain behind a diesel locomotive.

Hawaii: Hawaii Railway Society: Ewa Town - Hawaii. 6 mile 90 minute ride behind a narrow gauge Diesel.

Hawaii: The Hawaiian Railway - Oahu, Hawaiia

IA: Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad Boone, IA Un-official page

IA: Virtual Train Watching in Iowa Many photos, extensive list of train watching spots in Iowa. Includes a photo of AMTRAK F40PH #200.

Idaho: Montana Rockies Rail Tours. In Sandpoint Idaho. Standard gauge, 455 mile rail tour. Sandpoint Idaho to Livingston Montana. With Motorcoach extension tours available to Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Glacier National Parks.

IL: Chicago --- Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Display includes a 3,000 square foot O gauge Model Railroad.

IL: Silver Creek & Stephenson Railroad Freeport, IL Stephenson County Antique Engine Club Society for the Preservation of Carter R

IL: Peoria-- (Dunlap) Wheels O' Time Museum This museum has standard gauge railroad equipment, antique automobiles, fire trucks and more.

IL: Monticello Railway Museum Home PageMonticello, IL --- Museum and 50 minute round trip on standard gauge track.

IL: South Elgin --- Fox River Trolley Museum. Standard gauge Chicago area Interurban and "EL" equipment, museum and a train ride.

IL: Rossville --- Danville Junction Chapter. NRHS. This museum in former C&EI Railroad Depot includs an HO Railroad layout.

IL: Union --- Illinois Railway Museum. America's largest Railroad museum, standard gauge. Including over 25 steam locomotives and more than 300 pieces of rail equipment.

IL: Galesburg Railroad Museum Galesburg Railroads Galesburg, IL

IN: Hoosier Valley Railroad MuseumNorth Judson, IN Home of the C&O 2789

IN: Ft. Wayne --- Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society. - standard gauge museum and train rides.

IN: National NYC RR Museum Elkhart, IN New York Central - this museum traces the history of NYC.

IN: Linden Depot Museum Linden, IN

IN: Linden --- Linden Railroad Museum. Museum housed in Depot.

IN: Whitewater Valley Railroad. Connersvelle Indiana. Standard Gauge, 32 mile 5 hour round trip to Metamora, Indiand with a 2 hour stopover.

KS: Great Plains Transportation Museum Wichita, KS Wichita Chapter

KS: Great Plains Transportation Museum Wichita, KS

KY: Hardin Southern Railroad Located in Hardin, a 2 hour, 18 mile, standard gauge diesel railroad trip

KY: Kentucky Railway Museum A standard gauge railway museum with steam/diesel, 20 mile, 1.5 hour railroad trip, located in New Haven

LA: Lousiana State Railroad Museum Artifacts,library and HO layout in Gretna, LA

MA: Walker Transportation Collection, Beverly Historical Society and Museum Collection of over 100,000 photographs of transportation in New England; Beverly, MA

MA: Berkshire Scenic Railway Lenox, MA; 15 minute short shuttle ride, standard gauge and 3 model railroads museum

MA: Lowell National Historical Park Lowell, MA; Standard gauge electric trolley museum and ride

MA: Edaville USA (Formerly Edaville Railroad) South Carver, MA Official Website

MD: B&O Railroad Museum Baltimore, MD (Wes Barris Virtual Tour) Baltimore Streetcar Museum

MD: National Capital Trolley Musuem Home Page Silver Spring, MD

MD: Baltimore Streetcar Museum 5' 4.5" gauge museum (13 cars) with 1 1/4 mile round trip ride

MD: B&O Railroad Museum Standard gauge railroad museum (48 locomotives, 146 cars) and a 3 mile round trip rail excursion in Baltimore

MD: Streetcar at Baltimore Streetcar MuseumBaltimore, MD

MD: Brunswick Museum Brunswick, MD; HO layout with 863 feet of track, railroad artifacts

MD: Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Located in Cumberland, a standard gauge steam and diesel 32 mile round trip ride

MD: Ellicott City and B&O Railroad Station Museum Historic railroad station with museum and HO , O and G scale layout, Ellicott City, MD

MD: Marion Station Railroad Museum and Gift Shoppe Marion, MD; Museum and gift shop in restored PRR station

MD: Walkersville Southern Railroad Walkersville, MD; A standard gauge, diesel and gasoline powered, 8 mile, one hour round trip ride

MD: National Capital Trolley Museum Located in Wheaton, a 1 3/4 mile, 20 minute trolley ride and O gauge trolley layout

ME: Maine Coast Railroad Freight and tourist railroad located on the Maine coast

ME: Boothbay Railway Village 24" narrow gauge steam train ride and restored railroad structures, Boothbay, ME

ME: Oakfield Railroad Museum Photographic exhibit and memorabilia in restored station, located in Oakfield

ME: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum Located in Portland, ME, a 3 mile ride on 2 foot gauge railroad, steam/diesel, and museum

ME: Seashore Trolley Museum Kennebunkport, ME; A 3.5 mile interurban trip and a collection of mass-transit vehicles

ME: WW&F Railway Museum Sheepscot, ME Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railw

ME: Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad Unity, ME; Train excursion

MI: Adrian & Blissfield Railroad Standard gauge diesel, 1.5 hour roundtrip ride located in Blissfield

MI: Coopersville Michigan Historical Society and Museum Coopersville, MI in a former interurban depot

MI: Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village Railroad A standard gauge, steam, 2.5 mile, 35 minute train ride. 12 acres of automobiles under one roof and a 81 acre outdoor museum, located in Dearborn

MI: Society for the Preservation of the S.S. City of Milwaukee Tour of the last remaining railroad car ferry to serve in Betsie Bay, Elberta, MI

MI: Huckleberry Railroad Flint, MI; Narrow gauge, steam, 8 mile trip

MI: The Grand Traverse Dinner Train Grand Traverse, MI; A 45 mile, standard gauge, diesel powered dinner train trip

MI: Iron Mountain Iron Mine 24" gauge train ride and mine tour, Iron Mountain, MI

MI: Michigan Transit Museum Mt. Clemens, MI; 6 mile, 40 minute, standard gauge train ride and museum

MI: Saginaw Railway Museum Saginaw, MI

MI: Michigan State Trust for Railway Preservation Owosso, MI; Standard gauge 1941 steam locomotive in 1887 locomotive shop, occasional rides

MI: Michigan Star Clipper Dinner Train/COE Rail Walled Lake, MI; A 3 hour train ride, standard gauge, with 5 course meal and entertainment

MI: Little River Railroad White Pigeon, MI; 25 mile, 2 3/4 hour, standard gauge, steam powered trip

MN: Ironworld Discovery Center A trolley ride in Chisholm

MN: MTM Traction Division Lakes Harriet, MN

MN: Lake Superior Railroad Museum & North Shore Scenic Railroad Duluth, MN

MN: Minnesota Transportation Museum/Excelsior Streetcar Line 1 mile trolley ride, 2.5 hour cruise on Lake Minnetonka

MN: Minnesota Transportation Museum/Minnehaha Depot Museum and display in restored depot

MN: Minnesota Transportation Museum/Como-Harriet Streetcar Line Minneapolis, MN; 2 mile standard gauge trolley ride and museum

MN: North Star Rail, Inc.- Friends of the 261 A day long, standard gauge train ride behind Alco 4-8-4 steam locomotive, Minneapolis

MO: Silver Dollar City Theme Park Branson, MO; Standard gauge train ride in theme park

MO: Wabash Frisco & Pacific Railway-"The Uncommon Carrier" A 2 mile, 30 minute, 12" gauge train ride, located in Glencoe

MO: St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway Jackson, MO; Standard gauge, steam powered train ride and dinner train ride

MO: Frisco Railroad Museum Springfield, MO; 2,000 items of Frisco and Frisco related memorabilia in Frisco building

MO: Patee House Museum Transportation and communications museum in former hotel, St. Joseph, MO

MO: Michael Steinberg's West Shore Line Homepage For fans of the West Shore Line, with links to many other sites. Now includes St. Louis MO railfan info.

MT: Isaac Walton Inn Essex, MT; Historic railroad hotel with dining room, bar, railroad antiques and memorabilia, located next to BNSF main line

MT: Charlie Russell Chew-Choo Dinner Train Located in Lewistown, MT, a 3.5 hour, standard gauge, diesel powered dinner train ride

NC: New Hope Valley Railway Bonsal, NC; Standard gauge, 8 mile round trip train ride and displays

NC: Great Smoky Mountains Railway Dillsboro, NC; Standard gauge train ride and dinner train, steam or diesel

NC: North Carolina Transportation Museum at Historic Spencer Shops Spencer, NC; Standard gauge train ride and museum

NC: Wilmington Railroad Museum Located in Wilmington, museum with HO, O and N scale layouts

NC: South Carolina Railroad Museum Located in Winnsboro, a standard gauge, 7 mile train ride with museum

NE: Fremont & Elkhorn Valley Railroad, National Park Historical Society, Nebraska Chapter Fremont, NE; 30 mile round trip, steam powered, standard gauge train ride

NE: Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Located in Grand Island, NE, a 200 acre living history museum

NE: Omaha Zoo Railroad Omaha, NE; 2.5 mile, 30" gauge train ride through zoo

NH: Hobo Railroad Lincoln, NH; 1 1/4 hour train ride and dinner train, diesel powered, standard gauge

NH: Conway Scenic Rairoad North Conway, NH; Train ride, dinner train, museum, display and layout

NH: Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train North Woodstock; 20 mile, standard gauge dinner train

NH: Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad 1 and 2 hour train excursions, diesel powered, standard gauge, located in Meredith/Weirs Beach, NH

NJ: Northlandz Great American Railway, Dollhouse Museum & Art Gallery Flemington, NJ; World's largest miniature railway running over 100 trains, doll museum, art gallery and 3 foot outside railroad

NJ: Black River & Western Railroad Flemington-Ringoes, NJ; 1.5 hour, standard gauge train ride, steam and diesel

NJ: Central RR of New Jersey (Anthracite Railroads Historical Society)

NJ: TMRCI - The Model Railroad Club, Inc.;Union, N.J.

NJ: Whippany Railway Museum Museum featuring large operating Lionel layout, located in Whippany

NM: Toy Train Depot Alamogordo, NM; Museum of model and toy trains with layouts in Z, N, HO and O gauge

NM: Clovis Depot Model Train Museum Museum, display, model railroad layout in depot located on BNSF main, located on Clovis

NM: Santa Fe Southern Railway Santa Fe, NM Standard gauge, diesel powered train ride and dinner train

NV: Nevada State Railroad Museum Carson City, NV; Standard and narrow gauge museum housing over 50 pieces of equipment

NV: Nevada Northern Railway Museum 14 mile, 1.5 hour, standard gauge train ride, steam and diesel powered, located in East Ely, NV

NV: Nevada Rails Home Page All about the railroads of Nevada.

NY: New York Transit Museum Brooklyn, NY; Vintage rail car train ride and museum

NY: Martisco Station Museum, Central New York Chapter NRHS, Camillus, NY; Museum, display and layout (1 " gauge) in restored depot

NY: Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad Located in Cooperstown, a 16 mile round trip, standard gauge train ride and dinner train, museum and display

NY: New York & Lake Erie Railroad Gowanda, NY; Standard gauge, 20 mile, 2 3/4 hour round trip train ride and 30 mile, 4 hour round trip train ride

NY: Trolley Museum of New York Standard gauge, 2.5 mile, 40 minute round trip trolley ride, Kingston

NY: Tioga Scenic Railroad Owego NY; Standard gauge, 1 3/4 hour round trip train ride with dining available on board

NY: Empire State Railway Museum Phoenicia, NY; Museum and display in former railroad station

NY: Rochester and & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum Standard gauge museum housed in restored station with outdoor displays of locomotives and cars, Rochester

NY: New York Museum of Transportation Rochester, NY; Interurban train ride, museum, and operating HO layout

NY: Roscoe Ontario & Western Railway Museum Museum complex consisting of caboose, watchman's shanties and station motif building, located in Roscoe

NY: Delaware & Ulster Railride Stamford, NY; Standard gauge, 19 mile train ride, museum and display

NY: Rensselaer Model Railroad Exhibit Located in Troy, a 500 linear foot historical railroad exhibit

NY: Abandoned Elevated Stations and considerable other information about NYC railroads and related matters.

NY: Penny Bridge New York railroading and more.

OH: The Cincinnati Railroad Club A non-profit educational organization with a membership of over 300 individuals with a hobbyist's interest in railroads.

OH: Cincinnati Railroad Club Museum and display in former control tower

OH: Conneaut Railroad Museum Standard gauge museum with antique exhibits of steam era

OH: The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum Standard gauge train ride, museum, display and N-Scale layout

OH: Buckeye Central Scenic Railroad Hebron, OH Standard gauge, 1.5 hour round trip train ride, diesel

OH: Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Located in Independence, a standard gauge train ride, diesel

OH: Harmar Station Marietta, OH A model railroad museum and operating layout in standard, O and G gauges; 275 model locomotives on display.

OH: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway A 12 mile and 25 mile standard gauge train ride, steam and diesel, located in Nelsonville.

OH: Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad Sandusky, OH; 2 mile train rides, steam powered, in amusement park

OH: Toledo, Lake Erie & Western Railway 20 mile, standard gauge train ride, diesel powered

OH: Ohio Railway Museum Worthington, OH; 2 mile, standard gauge, trolley/interurban ride and museum

OK: Sunbelt Railroad Museum Railroad museum in Tulsa

OK: Waynoka Depot Museum Restored Santa Fe depot and Harvey House Restaurant in Waynoka

OR: Phoenix and Holly Railroad Canby, OR; 1 3/4 mile, 15" gauge train ride through flowers with stopover at petting zoo

OR: Mount Hood Railroad and Dinner Train Hood River, OR; Standard gauge, excursion, brunch and dinner train rides

OR: Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society Located in Lake Oswego, a scenic trip on a standard gauge trolley

OR: Washington Park & Zoo Railway Portland, OR; 4 mile, 30" gauge train ride through zoo and park

OR: Train Mountain Railroad Museum Chiloquin, OR

OR: Over The Hill Live Steamers Chiloquin, OR

OR: Depot Park and DeWitt Museum - Oregon Online Highways Prairie City, OR

OR: Crooked River Dinner Train Redmond, OR; Standard gauge dinner train, diesel powered

PA: Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum Standard gauge museum in former PRR building

PA: Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark Altoona, PA; Display and visitor center at historic curve site

PA: Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine and Steam Train Located in Ashland, a narrow gauge train ride behind steam locomotive and mine tour

PA: Catawissa Railroad Company Standard gauge railroad display, restored reading station, and cabooses

PA: Delaware Valley ARP Home PageThe most extensive Association of Railroad Passengers web site. Amtrak and commuter rail schedule. Late breaking news. And everything you want to know about the Delaware Valley.

PA: Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site Cresson, PA; Standard gauge museum including remains of incline railway used to portage canal boats over Allegheny Mountains

PA: National Toy Train MuseumStrasburg, PA

PA: Northern Central Railway New Freedom, PA Pacific Northwest -

PA: The Franklin Institue Science Museum Philadelphia, PA; Standard gauge railroad and model railroad display including 4-10-2 steam locomotive

PA: Steamtown National Historic Site Located in Scranton, a 27 mile, standard gauge steam excursion, museum and display

PA: Choo Choo Barn Traintown U.S.A Strasburg, PA; 18 operating O gauge trains on large layout and 500 Thomas the Tank items

PA: The National Toy Train Museum Located in Strasburg, a museum with large collection of toy trains and five operating layouts

PA: Railroad Musuem of Pennsylvania Museum with more than 90 steam, electric, and diesel locomotives, passenger and freight cars, and memorabilia, located in Strasburg

PA: Strasburg Railroad 9 mile, 45 minute, standard gauge train ride and dinner train behind steam locomotive

PA: NorthWest RailsPennsylvania Trolley Museum Washington, PA

PA: Pennsylvania Trolley Museum Washington, PA; Standard gauge and 5' 2.5" gauge, trolley ride, museum and display

PA: Tioga Central Railroad Wellsboro, PA; Standard gauge, 24 mile train trip, 42 mile dinner train trip

Michigan: Grand Haven, Michigan - Pere Marquette #1223 Grand Haven, Michigan

PA - Philadelphia Trolley Coalition Home Page Rail & Transit Info

PA: Pioneer Tunnel Anthracite Coal Mine Tour and Narrow Guage Steam Train Ride Ashland,

PA: Reading CO T&H Society

PA: Rockhill Trolley Museum Rockhill Furnace, PA (Adjacent to the EBT)

Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society (RGM&HS). "Dedicated to preserving and disseminating the historical record of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad and its predecessors, and to the encouragement of accurate scale modeling of the railroad."

RI: Dinner Trains of New England Scenic train ride with dinner, Newport, RI

RI: Providence Rhode Island has a Club with a 3,000 square foot layout they call the Providence Northern. We were notified of its' existence by member Ken Burns.

SD: Black Hills Central Railroad Located in Hill City, SD a standard gauge, 2 hour round trip train ride behind steam

SD: Prairie Village Standard gauge and 24" gauge train ride, dinner train, museum and display located in Madison

TN: Chattanooga Choo Choo Restored station with museum and display. Also a 360 room Holiday Inn complex with 48 passenger cars as part of the hotel

TN: Tennessee Valley Railroad A standard gauge, 6 mile, 45 minute train ride, steam and diesel, with museum and display in Chattanooga

TN: Broadway Dinner Train Nashville, TN; Standard gauge, 2.5 hour dinner train ride

TN: Tennessee Central Railway Museum A standard gauge train ride, museum, display and layout, located in Nashville

TN: NS Shop Tour On-line tour of the Chattanooga, TN, Norfolk Southern system assembly shop.

TN: Little River Railroad & Lumber Co.
Non Profit organization operating a free museum in Townsend TN.

TX: Texas Panhandle Railroad Historical Society Standard gauge display of Santa Fe 2-10-4 #5000 steam locomotive in Amarillo

TX: Austin and Texas Central Railroad Standard gauge train ride behind steam locomotive

TX: Age of Steam Railroad Museum Dallas, TX

TX: Fort Worth's Forest Park Railroad Fort Worth, TX

TX: Fort Worth/Dallas Rail Scene This site has links to many other sites, plus photos take by the site moderator. See the Trinity Railway Express portion for photos of DART units

TX: Trinity Railway Express discussion forum.

TX: Center for Transportation Large railroad museum with 46 railroad cars and memorabilia, Galveston Island

TX: Tarantula Train Standard gauge 21 mile train ride behind steam, Grapevine, Fort Worth, TX

TX: Railroad and Pioneer Museum Depot museum with early Santa Fe and MKT station equipment, Temple, TX

TX: Texas State Railroad Rusk and Palestine, TX Standard gauge, 4 hour, 50 mile round trip train ride behind steam

UT: Heber Valley Railroad Heber City, UT; Standard gauge, 1 hour or 3.5 hour train ride

UT: Golden Spike NHS Homepage Promontory, UT Official Site

VA: Fairfax Station Railroad Museum Fairfax Station, VA; Display in restored southern railroad depot

VA: U.S. Army Transportation Museum Military history museum including rail rolling stock, helicopters, and aircraft, Fort Eustis, VA

VA: Old Dominion Railway Museum Standard gauge museum including freight and passenger equipment, Richmond, VA

VA: Virginia Museum of Transportaion Roanoke, VA; Standard gauge museum with diesel and steam collection, display and O gauge layout

VA: America's Railroads on Parade Broadway designed O, HO and S gauge layouts, Willamsburg, VA

VT: Green Mountain Railroad-Green Mountain Flyer Bellows Falls, VT; Standard gauge, 2 hour, 26 mile excursion ride

VT: Shelburne Museum Located in Shelburne, VT, a standard gauge museum housed in 37 buildings on 45 acre site

WA: Mt. Ranier Scenic Railroad Elbe,WA; Standard gauge, 14 mile, 1.5 hour round trip train ride, steam-powered

WA: Toppenish, Simcoe & Western Excursion Railroad Toppenish, WA Union Depot Railroad Museum -

White Pass & Yukon Route: 36 Inch gauge, offers train rides of different lengths, steam and diesel. Visit their site.

WA: Yakima Electric Railway Museum - Washington Online HighwaysYakima, WA

WA: Washington (State) Association of Railroad Passengers Extensive site.

WA: Save AMTRAK's Pioneer Washington ARP's thorough page devoted to this subject.

WA: Mon-Road Railroad - Washington Online Highways Moses Lake, WA

WA: SPCRR HomeSpirit of Washington Dinner Train Renton, WA

WA: Tenino Depot Museum - Washington Online Highways Tenino, WA

WA: Western Washington Steam This web page is for all you folks who are interested in steam locomotives and want to know where in Washington you can go to see them.

WI: East Troy Electric Railroad, Wisconsin Trolley Museum Standard gauge, 10 mile trolley ride and museum, East Troy, WI

WI: Mid-Continent Railway Historical Society Located in North Freedom, WI, a standard gauge, 7 mile, 50 minute, steam-powered train ride and dinner train

WI: National Railroad Museum Green Bay, WI; Standard gauge museum with 20 minute train ride

WI: Zoofari Express Milwaukee, County Zoo, Milwaukee, WI; 15" gauge, 1.25 mile round trip ride across zoo

WV: Cass Scenic Railroad State Park Cass, WV; Standard gauge train ride, dinner train and museum

WV: West Virginia Northern Railroad Standard gauge 3 hour, 21.4 mile, narrated, round trip ride, diesel-powered, Kingwood, WV

WV: Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad - A Scenic Railroad Train Excursion through Potomac Highlands of WV Romney, WV

How a Steam Engine Works this site literally explains how a steam Engine works. Semaphores & lens for sale

Other sites not in alphabetical order:

European & England Railroads

Australia and New Zealand

Passenger Trains

More Railroad Musuems and Historical Societies

Many railroad museums and related organizations have World Wide Web pages. Here is a list of several of them, arranged roughly in geographic order from the Northeast to the West, and then others. Sites known to be unofficial are noted.North American Tourist Railroad and Rail Museum List This web site provides info about (and some links to) many tourist railroads and railroad museums in North America. Travelers interested in visiting tourist railroads or rail museums will want to peruse this site.

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