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Utah Railroads Page

'Railroads in Fiction' Page

'Non-Fiction Books
About Railroads' Page

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Railroad Links
Railroad Museums

Class I Railroads
Class II Railroads
Shortline Railroads

Trolleys, Interurban,
Light Rail & Supertrains

            

here on page two:

Model Railroads
Garden RRs
Live Steam RRing
Lionel Corp.
Computer & Board Games

U.S. Railroad History
Railroad Pioneers
Narrow-Guage RRs
Historic Rail Lines

on page three:
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Transcontinental Railroads
Railroad Moguls
Railroad Recordings

Athearn HO-scale model of a Vista Dome passenger car of the Southern Pacific RR
Model  Railroads  &  Toy  Trains

National Model Railroad Assn. [est. 1935]
N.M.R.A. Directory of World Wide Model Railroading Websites
online index of model railroad magazines from 1933 [est. 1997]
The Great Train Expo - national traveling show
monthly Great Midwest Train Show in Wheaton, IL
TrainFest Model Railroad Show [Nov 2007 = #37] near Milwaukee, WI
Sheboygan [WI] Society of Scale Model Railroad Engineers, Ltd. [est. 1977]

Model  Railroad  Manufacturers
Athearn, Inc 'trains in miniature' [est. 1946] in Carson, CA
Bachmann Industries, Inc. model trains [est. 1833]
Banta Model Works - P&S Building & Structure Co. of Vermont
Foothill Model Works {On3) of Willitts, CA
Horizon Hobby Model Trains of Champaign, Illinois
Kadee® - The Coupler People
Life-Like Trains {div. of Walthers since 2005}
Overland Models, Inc. - brass models [est. 1976]
Sierra West Scale Models [est. 1993] of Plano, Texas
Wm. K. Walthers, Inc. model trains [est. 1932]
Boulder Valley Models - On30-scale railroad model kits [est. 2002], based in Baltimore, MD

Model  Railroad  Retailers
Internet Trains 'model train superstore', based in Brea, California
world's largest model trains store  Caboose Hobbies [est. 1938] model train store, 500 So. Broadway in Denver, Colorado
Highlands Station, LLC [est. 2007] in Lakewood, Colorado
InterMountain Railway Co. of Longmont, Colorado
Brass Trains [] in Ocala, Florida
H & R Trains in Pinellas Park, Florida
Balls of Brass railroad models [1977-2009] in Montana
The Train Station [authorized Lionel® dealer] in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
Trains West [est. 1992] in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Mario's Trains [authorized Lionel® dealer] in Winchester, Virginia
The Inside Gateway model RR store [est. 1990], 14128 NE Woodinville-Duvall Road in Woodinville, WA
Backwoods Miniatures of U.K. {of U.K. & U.S. rolling stock}

Allied Trains [est. 1946] in Culver City, California            Wisconsin Illinois Trains [est. 2012] in Muskego, Wisconsin {south and west of Milwaukee}

Athearn® scale model trains category at Amazon
Atlas® scale model trains category at Amazon
Intermountain Railway® scale model trains category at Amazon

browse books on model railroads at Amazon
Narrow Gauge & Shortline Gazette {for modelers}
Maine 2-Foot Quarterly Magazine

Model Railroader Magazine [est. 1934] from Kalmback Publications
Model Railroader
Magazine

subscribe at Amazon
12 issues/year for $42.95

subscribe on Kindle at Amazon
12 issues/year for $3.58/month

magazine website

Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine [est. 1933] from Carstens Publications
Railroad Model Craftsman
Magazine

subscribe at Amazon
12 issues/year for $34.95

magazine website

Live Steam & Outdoor Railroading Magazine [est. 1966]
Live Steam and Outdoor
Railroading Magazine

subscribe at Amazon
6 issues/year for $39.95

magazine website

Model Railroading Magazine {defunct 2006}
Model Railroading
Magazine

ceased publication
in August 2006

back issues available at
magazine website
Classic Toy Trains Magazine from Kalmback Publications
Classic Toy Trains
Magazine

subscribe at Amazon
9 issues/year for $39.95

subscribe on Kindle at Amazon
12 issues/year for $3.33/month

magazine website

Model Railroad News [est. 1995] from Lamplight Publishing
Model Railroad News
Magazine

subscribe at Amazon
12 issues/year for $34.95

magazine website

G-Scale {Garden} Model Railroading
Large Scale Resource Pages
G-Scale Model Train Forum & Online Community
Lone Pine & Grizzly Flats G-scale garden railroad in Corona, CA
The Large Scale Trains Page by George Schreyer
Great Northern Pacific Large Scale Railway
Dave Bodnar's D&L Garden Railway website {with lousy navigation}
Pittsburgh Garden Railway Society [est. 1994]

Northern Colorado Garden Railroaders [est. 1999]

animated Union Pacific Challenger 4-6-6-4 steam locomotive
Live Steam Model Railroading
Discover Live Steam [est. 1998]
RG's Live Steam Locomotives Supplies of Santa Paula, CA
Plum Cove Studios 1.5"-scale (7¼/7½-inch gauge) rolling stock in Gloucester, MA
Mason's Trains live steam products of Canada {website given up 2013}
TH's Live Steaming info site [est. 1995]
Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading Magazine [est. 1966]

L.A. Live Steamers at Travel Town in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California
Arizona & Pacific Railroad [est. 2002] 16-inch gauge live steamers in Peoria, Arizona
Flagstaff & Middle Verde Railroad of Malcolm & Martha Mackey [1988-2012] in Camp Verde, Arizona - sold equipment to A&PRR in Peoria
Colorado Live Steamers [] located 40 miles east of Denver
GOLD STAR: the Tiny Town Railroad has 5/8 of a mile of 15-inch gauge track, and uses: coal-fired live steam 2-6-0 Mogul locomotive #10 'Cinder Belle'; propane-fired live steam 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive #22 'Occasional Rose'; F-3 model diesel-electric engine 'Molly'; F-7 model diesel-electric engine 'Betsy'; also Tiny Town is building a diesel-powered Mason-bogie 2-6-6 quasi-steam locomotive (2013)  Tiny Town Railroad [est. 1915; open May-Sept] 7 miles south & west of Morrison, Colorado
Pacific Beach & Summit live steam railroad [est. 2004] on Whidbey Island, WA

Walt Disney's Railroad Story book by Michael Broggie  "Walt Disney's Railroad Story: The Small-Scale Fascination That Led To
A Full-Scale Kingdom" [1997] by Michael Broggie

Pentrex 2nd edition 9x6½ hardcover [10/98] out of print/used
Pentrex 1st edition 12½x10 hardcover [9/97] out of print/used

"Walt Disney's Backyard Railroad" 3/2009 video with narration [7:37] at YouTube

Foreign Miniature Railroads

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway [opened May 1875] in the Lake District, Cumbria, U.K.
7-mile route; 15-inch gauge (1/3 size); R&ER Preservation Society [est. 1960]

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway [opened July 1927] in Kent, U.K.
13-mile route; 15-inch gauge (1/3 size)

Lionel Trains herald         herald/logo for Lionel Railroader Club
Lionel  Corp.  [1901-1969]
Lionel Corp. entry at Wikipedia
Lionel®, LLC official website
The Lionel® Store [est. 1999] based in Concord, NC
Lionel® Railroader Club

Lionel® Trains category {1200+ items} at Amazon

Lionel Electric Trains ad poster  
poster of Lionel Electric Trains ad circa 1930s
(ad page from Popular Science Monthly)

six sizes/3 formats - art prints available at AllPosters.com from $34.99
All Aboard / Lionel Train Company  "All Aboard: The Story of Joshua Lionel Cowen & His Lionel Train Company" [1981] by Ron Hollander
Workman Publng 10¾x8½ pb [11/91] out of print/many used
Workman Publng 11x8¾ hardcover [10/2000] for $18.96
Century of Lionel Trains video  "A Century of Legendary Lionel Trains" [video release 2000]
Narrated by Tom Snyder

T.M. Books & Video color DVD [12/2001] for $21.99
T.M. Books & Video color VHS [7/2001] 2 tapes - out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb
The Magic of Lionel color DVD set  "The Magic of Lionel" DVD Set [2005]
Visits to 14 layouts in FL, IL, Iowa, MI, NJ, OH & PA; hosted by Tom McComas
T.M. Books & Video color DVD set [6/2005] 4 disks for $22.93
Big Book of Lionel Complete Guide book by Robert H. Schleicher  "The Big Book of Lionel: The Complete Guide To Owning and Running America's Favorite Toy Trains, Second Edition" [orig 2004, rev 2011]
by Robert H. Schleicher

Kindle Edition from Voyageur Press [3/2011] for $16.19
Voyageur Press 10¾x8¾ pb [3/2011] for $22.29
Metro Books hardcover 10¾x8¼ [3/2011] out of print/used

Lionel Trains / Santa Fe tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com        Lionel Trains 1934 catalog cover tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com [not available 7/2006]        Lionel Trains 1935 catalog cover tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com

Lionel Trains 1942 catalog cover tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com        Lionel Trains 1952 catalog cover tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com        Lionel Pennsylvania Railroad 5200 tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com


Railroad  Computer  &  Board  Games

Train Simulator video game  "Train Simulator" video game [2001] from Microsoft
jewel-case software for Windows [9/2004] for $30.95
software for Windows [3/2001] for $9.30
"Scenic Railway Add-On" [2002] from Abacus
software for Windows [5/2002] for $29.87
"Train Simulator Official Strategies & Secrets" book [2003]
by David Chong, Rick Selby & Richard Wayne Smith

Sybex 9x7½ pb [6/2001] out of print/40+ used

Railroad Tycoon board game  
Railroad Tycoon 3 video game  
"Railroad Tycoon: The Boardgame" [2005]
Eagle/Phoenix Lab Games gigantic board game [2005] for $59.99

"Railroad Tycoon 3" video game
Gathering of Developers software for Windows XP [undated] for $28.78
"Railroad Tycoon 3" video game
Jack of All Games software for Windows [9/2003] out of prodn/used
"Railroad Tycoon 2 - Platinum" video game
Take 2 Interactive software for Windows [10/2001] out of prodn/used
"Railroad Tycoon 2" video game
Gathering of Developers software for Windows [11/99] for $39.89
"Railroad Tycoon Official Strategy Guide" book [2003]
by Mark Walker

Brady Games pb [10/2003] out of print/used

Steam: Rails To Riches railroad board game by Martin Wallace from Denmark  
Steam: Rails To Riches railroad board game by Martin Wallace from Denmark  
"Steam: Rails To Riches" board game [10 years & up; 2009] by Martin Wallace
MayFair Games board game in 11½x9½" box for $44.41
"Steam: Map Expansion #1" by Martin Wallace
MayFair Games 3 maps {Europe & Mid-Atlantic USA} for $23.19
"Steam: Map Expansion #2" by Martin Wallace
MayFair Games 3 maps {China, California & Great Britain} for $21.69
"Steam: Map Expansion #3" by Martin Wallace
MayFair Games 4 maps {Westward Ho!, Japan, Hokkaido & Singapore} for $30.00
"Steam Barons Expansion" by Martin Wallace
MayFair Games board game accessory in 12½x9" box for $37.72


Railroad  Film  Festival

'To Trains' {pointing right) tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com        now on a separate page        'To trains' (pointing left) tin sign for purchase at AllPosters.com


U.S.  Railroad  History

world railroad history timeline at Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
Railway & Locomotive Historical Society [est. 1921]
Pacific Coast Chapter [est. 1937] of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society
National Railway Historical Society [est. 1935]
New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society
Pacific Railroad Society [est. 1936] in Alhambra, CA
Placer Sierra Railroad Heritage Society
Maps of The Past - restored historic railroad & other maps
AE's index to railroad historical societies
Prof. Jensen's 'Guide to Railroad History'
Sheboygan Model Railroad Engineers online collection of railroad heralds
Don's Utah Rails fansite

                                          

Important  Railroad  Pioneers

Richard Trevithick [1771-1833] of U.K. demonstrated the first successful steam locomotive in Wales in 1804.

George Stephenson [1781-1848] of U.K. built The Locomotion in 1825 for the world's first public
steam railway, the Stockton & Darlington Railway.
http://www.amazon.com/Life-George-Stephenson-Railway-Engineer/dp/0559178115/
http://www.amazon.com/life-George-Stephenson-railway-engineer/dp/1425560075/

John Stevens [1749-1838] of New Jersey built a working 'steam carriage' in 1825.

U.K.'s Stephenson also built The Rocket locomotive in 1829, which was entered in and won the Rainhill Trials.

The Delaware & Hudson Canal Company imported the Stourbridge Lion locomotive [built 1828] from England
and began testing in 1829 at Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

Peter Cooper [1791-1893] built the Tom Thumb locomotive in 1830 for the Baltimore & Ohio.

The Camden & Amboy Railroad of New Jersey imported the John Bull locomotive from England in 1831.

The Mohawk & Hudson Railroad of New York began operation in 1831 using the locally-built DeWitt Clinton locomotive.

The first railway service in Europe opened in May 1835 in Belgium, using the locomotive Elephant.

Railroad  Equipment
Whyte notation system for steam locomotives
Steam Locomotives Database
Iron Horse Preservation Society
Railroad Station Historical Society [est. 1967]
geared steam locomotives reference site
Shay Locomotives reference site
Mallet logging engines fansite
Forney locomotives
Southern Pacific 4-8-8-2 cab-forward locomotives

Narrow-Gauge  Railroads  (in General)
Narrow Gauge Preservation Foundation [est. 2000]
Colorado Rockies Narrow Gauge Circle
Old Time Narrow Gauge Railroading on the Net
RB's Slim Rails fansite {last update 2002?}
Don Richter's Narrow Gauge Discussion Forum
BEK's Southwest Narrow Gauge [est. 2001] modeling & info site based in Phoenix, Arizona
Narrow Gauge Madness Presents Ontario Narrow Gauge Show ]April 2014 = #9] in Canada

Narrow Gauge & Shortline Gazette [est. 1975] bimonthly for modelers
official website • Wikipedia

National Narrow Gauge Convention [Sept 2012 = #32] in Bellevue/Seattle, Washington State
National Narrow Gauge Convention [Aug 2013 = #33] in Pasadena, California
National Narrow Gauge Convention [Sept 2014 = #34] in Kansas City, MO
National Narrow Gauge Convention [2015 = #35] in Houston, Texas
National Narrow Gauge Convention [Sept 2016 = #36] in Augusta, Maine

'narrow gauge railway' entry at Wikipedia
list of 3-foot 6-inch gauge railways in U.S.A. at Wikipedia
list of 3-foot gauge railways in U.S.A. at Wikipedia
list of 2-foot 6-inch gauge railways (including U.S.A.) at Wikipedia
list of 2-foot gauge railways in U.S.A. at Wikipedia

Narrow Gauge Nostalgia book by George Turner  
"Narrow Gauge Nostalgia: A Compendium of California Short Lines" [1965]
by George Turner

Trans-Anglo Books hardcover [1971] out of print/used
Johnston & Howe hardcover [1965] out of print/used
American Narrow Gauge Railroads  "American Narrow Gauge Railroads" [1990]
by George W. Hilton

Stanford Univ Press 12x9 pb [12/94] for $28.32
Stanford Univ Press 12½x11 hardcover [10/90] for $90.00
California High Country Narrow Gauge Railroads book by George Turner  "California High Country Narrow Gauge Railroads" [2001]
by George Turner

Oso Publng 11½x8¾ hardcover [7/2001] out of print/used

The 12-volume "Narrow Gauge Pictorial" book series [1981-2001] covering locomotives, freight cars, passenger cars, and work equipment of the R.G.S.,
D&RGW, and Colorado & Southern narrow-gauge railroads of Colorado's Rocky Mountains are coded over on the Colorado Railroads Links Pages.

Historic  Rail  Lines
Fallen Flags & Railroad Photos
HR's East Coast Railroad history site

G.E. Nordell's Colorado Railroads Links Pages
G.E. Nordell's New Mexico Railroads Links Page
G.E. Nordell's Utah Railroads Links Page

Akron, Canton & Youngstown RR Historical Society
Ann Arbor RR Technical & Historical Assn.
Anthracite RRs {Lehigh Valley & Jersey Central & Reading} Historical Society
Atlantic Coast Line RR - Seaboard Airline RR Historical Society
Baltimore & Ohio RR Historical Society
Boston & Maine RR Historical Society
British Columbia Railway Historical & Technical Society
Friends of the Burlington Northern [est. 1993]
Central of Georgia RR Historical Society
Central Vermont Railway Historical Society
Chesapeake & Ohio RR Historical Society
CB&Q / Burlington Route Historical Society [est. 1979]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois RR Historical Society
Chicago & North Western RR Historical Society
Colorado Midland RR Historical Society
Colorado & Southern Narrow Gauge RR Historical Society
Conrail Technical Society
Delaware & Hudson Bridge Line RR Historical Society
Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range RR Historical Society
East Tennessee & West North Carolina RR Historical Society
Erie Lackawanna RR Historical Society
Great Northern Railway Historical Society
LK's Great Northern Railway fansite
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio RR Historical Society
Illinois Terminal RR Historical Society
Louisville & Nashville RR Historical Society
Maryland & Pennsylvania RR Preservation & Historical Society
Milwaukee Road RR Historical Assn.
Missouri-Kansas-Texas 'Katy' RR Historical Society
Monon RR Historical & Technical Society
Missouri Pacific Lines - Texas & Pacific Railway Historical Society
New Haven RR Historical & Technical Assn.
New York, Ontario & Western Railway Historical Society
Nickle Plate RR Historical & Technical Society
Northwestern Pacific RR Historical Society
Pere Marquette RR Historical Society
Reading Lines RR Co. Technical & Historical Society
Rock Island RR Technical Society
Santa Fe Railway Historical & Modeling Society [est. 1994]
Southern Pacific RR Historical & Technical Society
Wabash RR Historical Society
Western Maryland Railway Historical Society



Carson & Colorado Railroad [narrow-gauge; 1880-1905]
Carson & Colorado Railroad entry at Wikipedia
Carson & Colorado Railroad [1880-1960] history site
C&C - N&C - Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge RR fansite
Carson & Colorado history pages at Narrow Gauge on the Net
S.P. Narrow Gauge 2-8-0 locomotive #18 on display at Independence, CA
DB's Carson & Colorado restoration site
RB's C&C - SPNG fansite

Slim Rails through the Sand book on SPNG by George Turner  
"Slim Rails Through The Sand: Southern Pacific's Narrow Gauge"
[Johnston & Howe 1963] by George Turner

Trans-Anglo Books hardcover [6/89] out of print/used


temporary Central Pacific RR graphic
Central Pacific Railroad [1861-1885]
Central Pacific Railroad entry at Wikipedia
Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum [est. 1999]
BP's 'Big Four' history site
Central Pacific Railroad Across Nevada - historic comparisons, 1868 & 1997


Death Valley Railroad [narrow-gauge; 1914-1931]
Death Valley Railroad entry at Wikipedia
GS's Death Valley RR pix




Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad [narrow-gauge; 1870-1988]
Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad entry at Wikipedia

D&RGWRR Section at G.E. Nordell's Colorado Railroads Pages


Diamond & Caldor Railway [1904-1953]
Diamond & Caldor Railway history at El Dorado Western Railway Foundation
Diamond & Caldor Railway entry at Wikipedia


El Paso & Southwestern Railroad of Texas & New Mexico herald
El Paso & Southwestern Railroad [1888-1963]
Known as the Arizona & South Eastern Railroad until 1902; mainline ran from Bisbee, Arizona to El Paso, Texas; there were stations at
Douglas, Morenci & Tucson in Arizona, at Alamogordo, Animas, Carrizozo, Colfax, Columbus, Dawson, Deming, Lordsburg, Maxwell,
Rodeo, Roy, Santa Rosa, Tucumcari, Tularosa & Vaughn in New Mexico, and at Nacozari de García in Old Mexico.
no official website • Wikipedia


Illinois Central herald, 1950-1967
Illinois Central Railroad [1851-2001]
Illinois Central Railroad entry at Wikipedia
Illinois Central RR Historical Society
TP's Illinois Central fansite


Louisville & Nashville Railroad herald, 1850-1986
Louisville & Nashville Railroad
[reporting mark LN; est. 1850, absorbed by Seaboard in 1971, now CSX]
L&N Railroad Historical Society [est. 1982] • entry at Wikipedia

http://www.amazon.com/History-Louisville-Nashville-Railroad-Railroads/dp/0813122635/
http://www.amazon.com/Railroad-Civil-War-North-South-Struggle/dp/0786461578/
http://www.amazon.com/Louisville-Nashville-Railroad-Old-Reliable/dp/1883089190/


Nevada-California-Oregon Railway herald
Nevada-California-Oregon Railway [narrow-gauge; 1881-1929]
TA's Nevada-California-Oregon Railway fansite
N.C.O. Railway history pages at Narrow Gauge on the Net

N.C.N.G. engine #5 at the N.C.N.G. Railroad Museum in Grass Valley, CA
Nevada  County  Narrow  Guage  Railroad  [1876-1942]
The Nevada County Narrow Guage Railroad was the only railroad in the West
that was never robbed, even though it transported gold from the hardrock mines.
Nevada County Narrow Guage Railroad Museum in Nevada City, CA
Nevada County Narrow Guage Project {On3 display} in Grass Valley, CA
N.C.N.G. HO-scale model layout
Foothill Model Works N.C.N.G.R.R. references

Nevada County Narrow Gauge book  
"Nevada County Narrow Gauge" [1965]
by Gerald M. Best

Heimburger House 11x8½ hardcover [10/98] for $41.95
Howell-North Books hardcover [1/65] out of print/used
Never Come, Never Go N.C.N.G.R.R. book   "Never Come, Never Go: The Story of Nevada County's
Narrow-Gauge Railroad" [1986]
by Robert M. Wyckoff

Nevada County Historical Society pb [1/86] out of print/used
Two Cities and A Train   "A Tale of Two Cities and A Train: The Nevada County Narrow
Gauge Railroad, Nevada County, California, 1874-1942" [1987]
by Juanita Kennedy Browne

Nevada County Historical Society pb [10/90] out of print/used
Nevada County Historical Society hardcover [2/87] out of print/used


Norfolk & Western Railway [1838-1982]
Norfolk & Western Railway entry at Wikipedia
Norfolk & Western Railroad Historical Society [est. 1984]


Northern Pacific Railway herald
Northern Pacific Railway [1864-1995]
Northern Pacific Railway entry at Wikipedia
Northern Pacific Railway Historical Assn. [est. 1981]
JAP's Northern Pacific Railway fansite

Oregon, Pacific & Eastern Railway [1904-1994] at Cottage Grove, Oregon



Pennsylvania Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society


The Reader Railroad of Arkansas & Texas
Reader Railroad [est. 1925] of Arkansas & Texas
apparently still in business, though mostly for use in motion pictures such as "3:10 To Yuma" [2007]
Reader Railroad official website


Rutland Railroad [1843-1950] and Rutland Railway [1950-63]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutland_Railroad
The Rutland Railroad Archives at Middlebury College in Vermont
Rutland Railway Assn. & Museum at the depot in Center Rutland, Vermont
Rutland RR Historical Society [est. 1968 & 1987]


Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway
Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway Historical Society & S.I.G.


Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad [1904-40]
Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad fansite



Virginia & Truckee Railroad [1869-1950]
Virginia & Truckee / Northern Nevada Railway Foundation [est. 1991]
Virginia & Truckee Railroad entry at Wikipedia



Western Pacific Railroad [1910-1982]
Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, CA
Feather River Rail Society
Western Pacific Railroad Historical Society [est. 1996]
Western Pacific RR Virtual Museum
California Zephyr Virtual Museum


1920 Yosemite Lumber Company No.4 Shay-geared locomotive
at the Sierra Nevada Logging Museum


Yosemite Valley Railroad Co. herald
Yosemite Valley Railroad Company [1907-1945]
CJG's Yosemite Valley Railroad fansite

The  Transcontinental  Railroads

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