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railFlorida Gulf Coast Railroad Museum: Parrish, FL. To acquire, protect, preserve and operate interesting and historic examples of railroad rolling stock, artifacts, and other aspects of railroad history, with emphasis on railroads that served the state of Florida. (7/11/99)

railGold Coast Railroad Museum: Miami, FL. The museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, exhibiting and operating historic railroad equipment, and is home to the "Ferdinand Magellan."(7/5/97)

railHenry P. Plant Museum: Tampa, FL. Turn-of-the-century Florida at an 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel, a Victorian palace featuring dramatic towering minarets. A National Historic Landmark. (1/30/00)

railHenry Morrison Flagler Museum: Palm Beach, FL. Start here to learn about Florida from the beginning, when Henry Flagler's railroads and luxury hotels established tourism and agriculture as the mainstays of Florida's economy. (9/25/99)

railSeminole Gulf Railway Passenger Services: Fort Meyers, FL. A freight line with a fun side, with murder mystery dinner trains and excursion trains taking passengers over some of the previous Seaboard and Atlantic Coast Line track. (9/7/97)


railBlue Ridge Scenic Railway: Tourist line on old L&N right of way along the beautiful Toccoa River between Blue Ridge, Georgia and the Tennessee state line at McCaysville, GA/Copperhill, TN. (10-14-01)

railKennesaw Civil War Museum: Kennesaw, GA. Home of The General, the steam engine used by Andrews' Raiders during the Great Locomotive Chase. (11/8/97)

railSoutheastern Railway Museum: Duluth, GA. Dedicated to preserving, displaying, and interpreting railroading in the Southeast. Over 75 pieces of retired railroad equipment are displayed. (9/25/97)



railThunder Mountain Line: Cascade, ID. The history of the Thunder Mountain Line dates back to more than a century ago. The Union Pacific operated this branch line as part of their Oregon Short Line Division until the Idaho Northern and Pacific Railroad purchased the railroad in 1993. (6-16-05)


railFox River Trolley Museum: South Elgin, IL. A nostalgic trip back to an era when the electric trolley car was a vital part of American life. Experience the sights and sounds of this unique part of American history aboard a genuine old-time trolley car which takes you on a three mile trip along the banks of the scenic Fox River. (6/30/98)

railIllinois Railway Museum: Union, IL. Official site of America's largest railway museum. (7/5/97)

railKnox Station Bed & Rails: Knox Station in Knoxville, IL sits on the mainline of the BNSF. Watch the trains roll by from your room or our beautiful deck. (12/7/97)

railMendota Museum & Historical Society: Mendota, IL. Promoting the preservation of the history of Mendota, its railroads and also recognizing agricultural heritage through three museums. (12/13/98)

railMonticello Railway Museum: Monticello, IL. A not-for-profit organization dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and operation of vintage railroad equipment. (7/6/97)

railPullman Historic District: Chicago, IL. Dedicated to The Historic Pullman Landmark District (Home of the Pullman Railroad Car Company). Includes brief history of the Town of Pullman, visitor info, tours, and more. (9/15/99)

railRossville Depot Railroad Museum: Roseville, IL. Featuring a collection of railroadiana material from various railroads in the area, such as the C&EI, Wabash, Nickel Plate, Illinois Terminal and New York Central. (7/6/97)


railChildren's Museum Of Indianapolis: Indianapolis, IN. The world's largest children's museum with a history that dates back to 1925. The museum offers non-traditional learning opportunities for children and their families. Features the All Aboard model railroad exhibit. (9/15/99)

railHaley Tower Historical & Technical Society: Terre Haute, IN.  Two restored interlocking towers and a viewing mound. (3-28-02)

rail Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum: North Judson, IN. Come ride on an authentic caboose. We have a number of special events scheduled, including the return of the largest operating steam locomotive east of the Mississippi River - Nickel Plate Road no. 765! (3-19-05)

railIndiana Transportation Museum: Noblesville, IN. Volunteer run, non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve Indiana's railroad history, educate the public in the history of the railroad, and provide our visitors with an opportunity to experience railroad travel as it used to be. (8/13/97)

railLa Porte County Historical Steam Society: An operating museum of railroad, agricultural and steam equipment. (9/25/99)

railLinden Railroad Museum: Linden, IN. The fully air-conditioned Depot Museum features a collection of railroadiana mainly from the two railroads it once served: the Monon and the Nickel Plate, plus a model railroad, and a caboose. (9/17/97)

railNational New York Central Museum: Elkhart, IN. Founded in 1987 and is an ever growing preserver of both local and national railroad heritage. Equipment includes an NYC Mohawk L3a, work train, an NYC E8, a GG1, and more. (10/4/97)

railWhite Water Valley Railroad: 32 Mile Round Trip from Connersville to Metamora, Indiana. (7/11/99)


railBoone & Scenic Valley Railroad: Boone, IA. Beautiful, exciting 15 mile round trip (Wolf Train 22 mile) over two great bridges and through the Des Moines river valley. Official. (9/25/99)

railBoone & Scenic Valley Railroad: Boone, IA. Photos and information on locomotives, equipment, and schedule of events. Home of the JS #8419 Chinese steam locomotive. Unofficial. (4/21/98)

rail Lenoir Model Train Museum: Cedar Falls, IA. Museum contains the collection of O-gauge scale builder William J. Lenoir. Mr. Lenoir was one of the pioneers and all-time greats in model railroad history. (4-2-03)

railFort Madison, Farmington & Western Railroad: Donnellson, IA. Bring the family for a 2 mile, 30 minute, full size train ride through the woods. (9/25/99)

rail Spirit of the Lakes Train: spirit lake, IA. Come ride through the beautiful Iowa Great Lakes region on the Spirit of the Lakes Train Ride, hosted by the Iowa Northwestern Railroad. (8-2-02)


railAbilene & Smoky Valley Railroad: Abilene, KS. Ten mile round trip between Abilene and Enterprise. Unofficial. (9/24/99)

railAtchison Rail Museum/North East Kansas Railroaders: Widely diverse group of individuals who have one common interest. Our goal is to keep alive the history and glory of America’s great railroads. (1/30/99)

railMidland Railway Historical Association: Baldwin City, KS. Operates excursion trains on a line originally constructed in 1867. Trains make a 7+ mile round trip to "Nowhere," traveling through scenic Eastern Kansas farmland and woods using vintage equipment. (7/19/97)

rail The Great Overland Station: Topeka, KS. Restored 1927 Union Pacific depot featuring exhibits on the history of Topeka and railroading heritage of Kansas. (6-19-04)


railBig South Fork Scenic Railway: Stearns, KY. Travel the rails of the historic Kentucky and Tennessee Railway into the heart of the Appalachian Mountains and the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. (7/11/99)

railBluegrass Railroad Museum & Scenic Railroad: Versailles, KY. Offers a 90 minute journey through the gently rolling hills and picturesque farmland known as the Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky on the old Southern Railway. (4/21/98)

railHardin Southern Railroad: In far western KY, thirty miles south of Paducah, adjacent to the Tennessee Valley Authority's vast Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, the rich history and romance of railroading from both yesterday and today is alive and preserved for tomorrow. (7/4/97)

railKentucky Railway Museum: New Haven, KY. America fell in love with the railroad long before it became infatuated with the automobile! The museum seeks to preserve that relationship. Includes working trains. (7/18/97)


railBelfast And Moosehead Lake Railroad: Ride the rails from the shimmering waters of Maine's largest bay to the pristine woodlands, rolling fields and charming villages of Waldo County. Let our steam locomotive take you away!(7/5/97)

railBiddeford Station: A non profit, Narrow Gauge hand built railroad that is based on the Great Northern RR. Located on Rt.1 In Maine it offers rides on its Plymouth diesel plus so much more like a future restauraunt in a genuine GN Ranch Car. Please come take a look at our site when you get a chance and stop on by our station. (9/9/00)

railBoothbay Railway Village: Boothbay, ME. A non-profit organization operating a narrow gauge coal fired steam train in a re-created village composed of locally significant historic structures. (8/29/00)

railNew England Railroad: Richmond, ME. A proposed passenger trip between Portland and Montreal. (6-2-05)

railSeashore Trolley Museum: Kennebunkport, ME. The oldest and largest electric railway museum in the world. (7/6/97)

railWiscasset, Waterville, And Farmington Railway Museum: Alna, ME. The WW&F was a two-foot gauge railroad that operated in the early 1900s until the railroad was abandoned in 1933. The Museum is located at the site of the old Sheepscot station. (8/26/97)


railB&O Railroad Museum: Baltimore, MD. This Birthplace of American Railroading houses one of the finest collections of 19th and 20th century rolling stock, unique artifacts and railroadiana in North America. (7/21/97)

railBowie Railroad Station: Bowie, MD. Restored 1910 Pennsylvania station, signal tower, and caboose at junction of Amtrak NE corridor and the Popes Creek line. (9-26-03)

railMarion Station Railroad Museum & Gift Shoppe: Marion, MD. Restored PRR passenger station contains museum of railroad and strawberry block memorabilia. Gift shop and scale trains. (1/30/99)

railNational Capital Trolley Museum: Silver Spring, MD. 17 streetcars from Washington D.C. and other cities. Many are operated on a one-mile demonstration railway. Plus an O-scale model layout, a film program, and more. (9/25/99)

railWalkersville Southern Railroad: Walkersville, MD. A leisurely trip through Maryland and Pennsylvania. (10/3/98)

railWestern Maryland Scenic Railroad: Cumberland, MD. Our restored early 20th century rolling stock steams through the mountains of Western Maryland on a stunning 32 mile round trip between Cumberland and Frostburg from May through December. (7/4/97)


railBerkshire Scenic Railway Museum: 20 Mile diesel hauled excursion in 1920s vintage coaches between Lenox and Stockbridge, MA along the Housatonic River. Operation over former New York New Haven and Hartford. Berkshire Line now operated by the Housatonic Railroad. (12-30-02)

rail Canton Viaduct: Canton, MA. Second oldest multiple arch stone railroad bridge in US, National Register Historic Places 1984, National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark 1999. (2-17-05)

rail Edaville Railroad: Carver, MA. Official site of Edaville USA also known as Edaville Railroad. (5-19-02)

railOld Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum: Fall River, MA. This unique museum is located in railroad cars and feature the history of railroading in South Eastern Massachusetts. (9/9/00)


railAdrian & Blissfield Rail Road: Blissfield, MI. Ride the Mystery Dinner Train. (9/24/99)

rail Durand Railroad Days: Durand, MI. A celebration of Durand's railroad heritage, always held the weekend after Mother's Day at Durand Union Station and downtown Durand. (3-29-04)

railLittle River Railroad: White Pigeon, MI. Come see the engine, listen to the whistle and smell the smoke. Take your family on a journey back in time, when rail travel, was the the way to travel. (9/25/99)

railMichigan Star Clipper Dinner Train: Walled Lake, MI. Hailed as one of the finest dinner trains in the country, recaptures the grand era of fine rail dining and travel. (4/6/99)

railMichigan Transit Museum: Mt. Clemens MI. Ride in transit cars, plus a museum in former Grand Trunk RR depot. (9/25/99)

railSaginaw Railway Museum: Saginaw, MI. A collection historic equipment such as a depot, tower, locomotives, rolling stock, and more. (9/22/99)

rail Vicksburg Michigan Depot Museum: Vicksburg, MI. Historic and contemporary images with accompanying narrative about the Vicksburg Depot now operated as a museum by the Vicksburg Historical Society. The site is the 1904 passenger and freight station erected at the junction of the Grand Rapids and Indiana (north/south) RR and the Grand Trunk and Western (east/west) RR. The depot museum houses railroad equipment, memorabilia and exhibits. The grounds feature three railroad cars and related structures. (11-23-01)


railLake Superior Railroad Museum: Duluth, MN. One of the Midwest's largest and most diverse collections of railroad artifacts. (9/24/99) REV (4/22/01)

railLake Superior & Mississippi Railroad: Duluth, MN. The LS&MRR operates summer and fall weekends with a 90 minute trip along the beautiful St. Louis River. Travel in historic cars from the early 20th Century. (9-26-02)

railMinnesota Transportation Museum: Information and photos of the museums holdings. (7/18/97)

railTwin City Model Railroad Museum: St. Paul, MN. A scale model panorama of railroading in the United States during its heyday in the 1930's, 40's and 50's. (5/24/99)


railWater Valley Casey Jones Railroad Museum: Water Valley, MS. Contains memorabilia pertaining to Casey Jones and the Mississippi Division of the Illinois Central Railroad during the Golden Age of Steam. (10/29/99)


railBranson Scenic Railway: Branson, Missouri. Experience the beautiful Ozarks on 40-mile roundtrip excursions leaving from 1906 depot in downtown Branson. Vintage stainless cars of 40's and 50's including three ex-CB&Q domes in daily operation for memorable viewing of tunnels, trestles, lakes and rivers. Gift shop and Dinner Train. (6-11-03)

railMuseum Of Transportation: St. Louis, MO. Houses one of the largest and best collections of transportation vehicles in the world. (9/17/99)

railSt. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway: Jackson, MO. Relax in a coach car pulled by "The Shelby Brown" steam engine built in 1946. Let the sights and sounds of a trip behind Engine No. 5 of the historic "Iron Mountain" line spirit you away to the glory of the steam train era. (7/4/97)


rail Alder Gulch Shortline: Montana's state owned 30 inch gauge steam railroad connecting the frontier towns of Nevada City and Virginia City. (6-18-01)

railCharlie Russell Chew-Choo: Montana's premier dinner train! As we ride the rails from Kingston Junction, ten miles northwest of Lewistown, to Denton, we will pass though some of the most scenic country in Central Montana. (9/24/99)

railIzaak Walton Inn: Located in Essex, MT on BNSF at a helper station, the Inn provides great opportunities for railfanning in a historic Great Northern Railway Building. (1/30/00)

railMontana Rockies Rail Tours: Your gateway Railtrip to Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Teton National Parks on 500 miles of track through the Montana Rockies. (2-14-02)


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