Railroad Page - This site features photos, images, and info on Ohio
railroads (and some western PA and northwest WV), as well as links to other
good railroad sites.
Railroad Historical Homepage - The Website For Fans Of The
Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad and the Katy Railroad Historical Society.
Carolina Railroad Museum & NHV RR - This site is maintained by the
members of the East Carolina Chapter of the National Railway Historical
Society on behalf of the New Hope Valley Railway and the North Carolina
Railroad Definition(s) - Dmitry Zinoviev has converted this document
from the plain text sent to rec.railroad (RIP) by P.Veltman on November 23,
1994. The original 59 entries are denoted in italics. Since that time, the
glossary has been essentially improved and enriched, not only by myself, but
also by the numerous readers.
Guide - Manuscript Sources for Railroad History Research in the Special
Collections Department of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.
Shore Railroad, San Francisco, California - A Brief History of the Ocean
Railroad � Driving the Last Spike - Museum of the City of San
Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum - This is your official
place to get information about our museum and its collection.
Railroad Museum Home Page - The museum is open every weekend from the
last weekend in May through the 3rd weekend in October.
Pictures and Postcards - Pictures of Trains and Other Railroad Subjects.
Flag Railroad Photos - This site contains images and data for over 150
Fallen Flag and Shortline railroads from around the US. Most of these photos
were taken in mid to late 1960s and mid to late 1970s'.
Website of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board
- Canadian Railroad
Historical Association Archive section discusses the plans, photographs, and documents held
in the museum. Submit a research request for a fee.
- Duluth, South Shore, &
Atlantic Regrets that employment records have not survived but directs
genealogists to resources such as the Perron Collections. Gives search
- Echoes Archive Railroad
Documents Payrolls documents and shipping records, including destination city,
for companies including Iowa Central, Great Northern, and Southern
Lackawanna Railroad Inventory University of Akron Archival Services outlines the legal and financial
documents they house, including deeds, bonds, maps, and meeting minutes.
- Genealogical Information
Prior to 1936 Railroad retirement board holds records for the Northern Pacific and
other railroads. Many sections include payroll information.
- Minnesota Railroad
Research Project Group striving to locate every common carrier railroad station that
has existed in the state and document the genealogy of each station.
York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Archives Contents include secretary records, annual reports, controller's
records, and legal claims. From the University of Connecticut's Dodd
Genealogical Books Covers railroad research in Minnesota. Helps researchers who know
where the person lived but not which line he worked on.
Railroad Company Manuscript Collection Temple University library lists their records from the personnel,
pension, passenger, and insurance department, some dating back to 1899.
on Railroad Archives National Archives Library directs users to historical societies, the
National Historic Publications and Records Commission, and publications.
- Railroad Historical Check out the Railroad Historical Resource Center, based in
Pennsylvania. Offers tips on ancestor research, and answers questions by
Records, State Archives of Michigan Lists the records they posses, including annual reports, assessment
rolls, account records, and letter books, mainly for Michigan companies.
- Railroad Research
Library Mainly collects periodicals from Pacific northwest railroad companies,
labor organizations, and historical groups.
Research Resources Recommends books for railroad histories, financial and industry
reports, and guides people to photos, government records, and court
- Railroading in the
Northeast Contains the rosters for companies including Reading Diesel , Lehigh
Valley, and B & O. Particular focus on Pennsylvania.
- Railway Ancestors
Family History Society Society specializes in ancestral records of railway workers in
England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.
Railroad Records in the National Archives Two-part article about searching through the maps, photographs, and
records maintained by the National Archives and Records Administration.
of Tennessee Knoxville Manuscript Collection Find out about the records they hold for the Smoky Mountain Railroad,
the Knoxville Railway and Light Company, and the Tennessee Central
Tech Railroad Collection House pre-1930 archival records for the Norfolk and Western Railway,
including its predecessors and subsidiaries. Peruse the research
Fe Southern Railroad
& Rockfish Railroad Company
Western Railroad Home Page
Central Scenic Railroad
Colony Railroad Corporation
& Northern Railroad
24 February, 2002