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On this page you'll discover a unique directory of links to quality internet pages related to North American railroads and trains, including Canada, USA and Mexico, and covering all railroad related subjects such as railfanning, photography and movies, railroad news sites, railroad equipment manufacturers, prototype information, railroad websites, historical societies, technical societies, North American railway museums, and operating museum lines.   Enjoy!


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Trains and Railroad News

Stay up-to-date with these North American railroad and trains news sites!
Railway Preservation News
Train Orders .com

RR Equipment Manufacturers

These manufacturers make locomotives, rolling stock, signals, etc.
GE Transportation
EMD Diesel Locomotives
Bombardier
National Steel Car

RR Equipment Operators

These companies operate and/or lease out locomotives and rolling stock.
CRDX Covered Hoppers
GATX Tank Cars
Procor Tank Cars
TTX
UTLX Tank Cars

Railroad Books

Check out these railroad library pages. They contain tons of information!
Altamont Press
Morning Sun Books

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Photo Albums - General

These pages contain general North American railroad prototype photos.
Canadian Freight Railcar Gallery
Canadian Railfanning
Central California Rails
Joe Shaw's RR Images
Mountain West Rail
North East Rails
North West Rail Pics
SW Rostershots by Tony Madieros
Southwest by Tom Fasset
Southwest by Carr Tracks

Photo Albums - ATSF

These pages contain prototype photos of Santa Fe equipment and structures.
ATSF by "Fallen Flags"
ATSF Q-Station
ATSF by Redeker
BNSF Photo Archives

Photo Albums - SP & SSW

These pages contain photos of the SP and SSW locomotives and rolling stock.
SP in the Cascades by Joel
SP by "Fallen Flags"
SP in LA by Bruce Petty
SP by Jim Lancaster
SP Modeler's Archive
SP in Northern California
SP Photos
SP by Redeker
SPSF by Donald Pogue

Photo Albums - Other Roads

These pages contain prototype photos of specific North American railroads.
AD&N by "Fallen Flags"
Belt RR Chicago by "Fallen Fl."
BNSF Photo Archives
C&O by "Fallen Flags"
DRGW by Kevin Morgan
Great Northern Empire by Ben

Prototype - Rosters

These pages contain rosters of North American locomotives and rolling stock.
ATSF All-Time Diesel Roster

Historical & Technical Societies

For the best, correct and detailed information, check out these Societies!
American Caboose Society
ATSF H&MS
Burlington Route HS
Chesapeake & Ohio HS
DRGW M&HS
Electric Railways of Calif.
Rock Island Technical Society
Seattle & North Coast H&TS
SP H&TS
UP Historical Society
WP Historical Society

Railroad Museums - California

These links lead you to railroad museums and museum trains in California.
California State RR Museum
Golden Gate Railroad Museum
Napa Valley Wine Train
Nevada County Narrow Gauge
Sonoma Train Town
Niles Canyon Railway
Roaring Camp & Big Trees
Sierra Railroad Dinner Train
The Skunk Train
SP Narrow Gauge
Western Pacific RR Museum
Western Railway Museum
Yolo Shortline Railroad

Railroad Museums - Nevada

These links lead you to the railroad museums and train history in Nevada.
Nevada Northern Railway
Nevada State RR Museum

Railroad Museums - Texas

These links will lead you to the railroad and train museums in Texas.
Museum of the American RR
Burlington - Rock Island Museum
Galveston RR Museum
Houston RR Museum
Texas RR State Park
Texas Transportation Museum
Rosenberg RR Museum
Wichita Falls RR Museum

RR Museums - Other States

These links lead you to various railroad museums throughout North America.
North Alabama RR Museum
Arkansas RR Museum (Pine B)
Cass Scenic RR Park
El Chepe - Chihuahua
Heart of Dixie RR Museum
Gopher State Railway Museum
Grand Canyon Railway
Maine Narrow Gauge RR
Santa Fe Southern Ry.
Seashore Trolley Museum
Silver Creek & Stephenson
South Carolina RR Museum
Yucatan RR Museum

Prototype - Narrow Gauge

On these websites you will find narrow gauge railroading in North America.
Maine Narrow Gauge RR
Nevada County Narrow Gauge
Durango & Silverton
Colorado RR Museum
Cumbres & Toltec
SP Narrow Gauge
Sumpter Valley

Passenger & Commuter Trains

These are the websites of Passenger and Commuter Services in North America.
Altamont Commuter Express
Amtrak
Metra
Via Rail Canada

Proto - Railroad Operators

These are the websites of railroad operators in North America.
RailAmerica

Proto - Shortlines

These are the websites of secondary and local railroads in North America.
Central California Traction
Central Oregon & Pacific
Move the Tracks
Stockton Terminal & Eastern
Shortline & Regional RR Ass.
Tri County Rail Company

Proto - Class 1 Railroads

These are the websites of the major railroads in North America.
BC Rail
BNSF
Canadian National
Canadian Pacific
CSX
FerroMex
Kansas City Southern
NdeM Ferrocarriles
Norfolk Southern
Union Pacific

Proto - Miscellaneous

If you are looking for particular railroad stuff, check out these websites.
Operation Lifesaver
California Operation Lifesaver

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GN Empire by Ben
SP Modeler's Archive
DRGW by Kevin

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