Railroad

  1. Ohio 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.
  2. Katy Railroad Historical Homepage - The Website For Fans Of The Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad and the Katy Railroad Historical Society.
  3. North 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 Museum.
  4. 447 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.
  5. Railroad Guide - Manuscript Sources for Railroad History Research in the Special Collections Department of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.
  6. Ocean Shore Railroad, San Francisco, California - A Brief History of the Ocean Shore Railroad.
  7. Transcontinental Railroad � Driving the Last Spike - Museum of the City of San Francisco.
  8. The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum - This is your official place to get information about our museum and its collection.
  9. Bluegrass Railroad Museum Home Page - The museum is open every weekend from the last weekend in May through the 3rd weekend in October.
  10. Railroad Pictures and Postcards - Pictures of Trains and Other Railroad Subjects.
  11. Fallen 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'.
  12. Official Website of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board
  13. Canadian Railroad Historical Association Archive section discusses the plans, photographs, and documents held in the museum. Submit a research request for a fee.
  14. Duluth, South Shore, & Atlantic Regrets that employment records have not survived but directs genealogists to resources such as the Perron Collections. Gives search advice.
  15. Echoes Archive Railroad Documents Payrolls documents and shipping records, including destination city, for companies including Iowa Central, Great Northern, and Southern Pacific.
  16. Erie Lackawanna Railroad Inventory University of Akron Archival Services outlines the legal and financial documents they house, including deeds, bonds, maps, and meeting minutes.
  17. Genealogical Information Prior to 1936 Railroad retirement board holds records for the Northern Pacific and other railroads. Many sections include payroll information.
  18. 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.
  19. New 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 Center.
  20. Park Genealogical Books Covers railroad research in Minnesota. Helps researchers who know where the person lived but not which line he worked on.
  21. Pennsylvania Railroad Company Manuscript Collection Temple University library lists their records from the personnel, pension, passenger, and insurance department, some dating back to 1899.
  22. Publications on Railroad Archives National Archives Library directs users to historical societies, the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, and publications.
  23. Railroad Historical Check out the Railroad Historical Resource Center, based in Pennsylvania. Offers tips on ancestor research, and answers questions by snail mail.
  24. Railroad Records, State Archives of Michigan Lists the records they posses, including annual reports, assessment rolls, account records, and letter books, mainly for Michigan companies.
  25. Railroad Research Library Mainly collects periodicals from Pacific northwest railroad companies, labor organizations, and historical groups.
  26. Railroad Research Resources Recommends books for railroad histories, financial and industry reports, and guides people to photos, government records, and court records.
  27. Railroading in the Northeast Contains the rosters for companies including Reading Diesel , Lehigh Valley, and B & O. Particular focus on Pennsylvania.
  28. Railway Ancestors Family History Society Society specializes in ancestral records of railway workers in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.
  29. Researching 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.
  30. University 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 Railway.
  31. Virginia Tech Railroad Collection House pre-1930 archival records for the Norfolk and Western Railway, including its predecessors and subsidiaries. Peruse the research materials.
  32. Santa Fe Southern Railroad
  33. Kansas Pacific Railroad
  34. Michigan Southern Railroad
  35. Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad Company
  36. Illinois Western Railroad Home Page
  37. Buckeye Central Scenic Railroad
  38. Bay Colony Railroad Corporation
  39. Reading & Northern Railroad
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Page Updated: 24 February, 2002