Historical information about full sized trains and railroads/railways.

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Abandoned Railroads Of The United States
The history of numerous United States rail lines which have since been abandoned.
Akron Barberton Belt Railroad
Steam and diesel roster, pictures, and history.
Algoma Eastern Railway
The history of Northern Ontario’s Algoma Eastern Railway.
American Rails
An informational "A to Z" resource guide to American railroads.
Castle Howard Station
An historical record including text, photographs and personal memories relating to this unique station on the York to Scarborough line in North Yorkshire, UK.
Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad
History of the line from 1891 to its demise in 1963. Includes photographs of the cars, stops, hardware, ephemra and time tables.
CNR In Ontario
Information on Canadian National Railway's stations in Ontario. Stations are organized alphabetically and in 1954 subdivision, with a short history.
Coal Towers and Coaling Stations for Railroad Steam Locomotives
Old photo and statistics for railroad coal towers and coaling stations in the United States, built by Roberts and Schaefer Co., Circa 1908 - 1912.
Consolidated Railroads of Cuba 50th Anniversary
short history and over one hundred photographs of the railroad, rolling stock, stations, and the Headquarters town of Camaguey from the late 1940's and early 1950's.
Crowsnest Railway Route
Located in southern British Columbia. Describes its history and includes pictures, maps and links.
Danger Ahead
Information on historic railroad accidents.
Dundonald Railway Station
Information about the former Belfast and County Down Railway station at Dundonald, County Down, Northern Ireland.
Flying Yankee Restoration
News about the restoration of the stainless steel diesel powered train set known as The Flying Yankee, designed by E.G.Budd Company in 1934.
Georgia's Railroad History And Heritage
Historical guide to Georgia's railroads, from the 1830s to the present.
The Great Northern Empire - Then and Now
Historic information about James J. Hill's Great Northern Railway in the USA, and what is left of it today.
Green Bay & Western Lines: The East-West Short Route
The Green Bay and Western RR, its predecessors and affiliated lines; prototype and modeling information.
Hocking Valley Railway Information Center
Devoted to the Hocking Valley Railway, its predecessors, successors, and affiliates. Includes photos, history, route guides and maps.
Irish Railway Photos
A collection of photographs taken of the Irish railway scene from 2001 onwards.
Kamloops Heritage Railway
Looking for something fun to do in Kamloops, BC? Climb aboard the heritage train pulled by the beautifully restored 2141 'Spirit of Kamloops'. Special events include the Halloween Ghost Train and the Spirit of Christmas railtours!
Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph Railway
Historical information and photographs of the Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph interurban electric railway 1913-1933.
The Last Days Of Steam
The memoirs of trainman during the 1950s.
The Last Main Line - A Railway Archive
Utilises Newton’s photographic collection, along with other archive material, to examine the impact of the Great Central railway on the people, businesses and transport infrastructure of the UK.
The London & North Eastern Railway Encyclopedia
A reference work about the London North Eastern Railway of Britain. Includes engineer biographies and locomotive descriptions.
Long Island Rail Road History
Features early history, timeline, maps, rolling stock and bibliography.
The Lost Engines of Roanoke
A profile of four little known survivors of the steam era that are hidden at a scrap metal yard in Virginia.
Maryport and Carlisle Railway
The History of the Maryport and Carlisle Railway Bolton Loop branch line in Cumbria.
Museum of America's Freedom Trains
Preserves the 1947-1949 Freedom Train and the 1975-1976 Bicentennial American Freedom Train, both of which toured the 48 contiguous United States.
Ohio Railroads
A brief overview of the history of Ohio Railroads, and a look at their operations today.
Old Time Trains
Canadian railway history and stories, by and about railroaders.
Penn Central Railroad Information
Details the history of the fallen flag railway Penn Central.
Penn Central Railroad Online
Covers the railroad which folded in 1976. Includes maps and charts, photographs, and FAQ.
Railroad Glory Days
Chronicling the late days of steam, passenger trains, interurbans, train orders, telegraph, and narrow gauge railroading.
Railroad Maps Collection
Contains historical railroad maps from 1828-1900 that highlight the achievements of early railroaders.
The Railroad Police
Details the history of railroad policing as well as explaining the duties of the modern day railroad police officer.
Railroad Signal Site
US Railroad signals - including US&S and GRS searchlight, colorlight and gyralight signals. Detailed photographs and descriptions.
Railroad Stories
A collection of stories, both fact and fiction, about railroads and trains. Most of the stories are from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Railroadiana Online
A non-commercial website devoted to information about collectible railroadiana including lanterns, lamps, china, keys, locks and paper.
Rails and Trails
Features primary source materials and research on the history of transportation in Ohio and North America.
The Signal Box
History of railway signalling in the UK and abroad.
Souith Australian Railways
History of the South Australian Railways and TransAdelaide, Great Southern Railway and Australia Southern Railroad.
Steam Index
Steam locomotive history, bibliography, magazines, abstracts, indexes, patents, biography.
Tin Turtle Simplex
History and information about the Motor Rail Simplex locomotives used during WW1, and the restoration of a locomotive at the Moseley Railway Trust.
Tonopah & Tidewater
History of the Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad, Bullfrog Goldfield, Death Valley, Tecopa, and Ludlow & Southern railroads. Their histories, related documents, reference works, images and a walking tour of the Amargosa River Canyon.
Weston Clevedon & Portishead Railway
A railway linking three North Somerset coastal towns described through maps, old photos and ones of today's scene.
World War Two Railway Study Group
Research group documenting the use of railways in all countries during World War Two.
Yosemite Valley Railroad
History of the railway which ran between Merced, California and Yosemite Valley from 1905 to 1945.

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