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Columbia
Columbia Historic Preservation Society
19-21 North Second Street
Columbia PA 17512
Phone 717 684-2894
Alt Phone 717 684-0125
Web Site http://www.columbiahistoric.com/
Description local collections centered on model railroad and art works by Lloyd Mifflin and Thomas Moran
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection G-M Model Railroad
Collection N-Z Paintings
Research/Reading Library

Gibsonia
Western PA Model Railroad Museum
Rt 910 & Hardt Road
Gibsonia PA
Phone 724 444-6944
Web Site http://www.wpmrm.org/
Description 40x100 foot model of tracks between Pittsburgh PA & Cumberland MD, with additional displays of older train sets and train memorabilia
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Railroad
Collection G-M Model Railroad
Research/Reading Library

  Pennsylvania
 
Lewistown
 
PRR Technical  & Historical Society
 
150 Helen Street
 
MAIL PO Box 712  Altoona PA 16603
 
Lewistown   PA    17044    
 
Phone   717 242-1090
 
Web Site  http://www.prrths.com/
 
Description  history of the Pennsylvania Railroad, former station is being prepared to hold
                   
collections
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Collection N-Z  Model Railroad
 
New or Updated:      4/16/2004

 

 

 

  TX

  Amarillo

  Amarillo Railroad Museum

  13000 Highway 60

  PO Box 31105

  Amarillo  TX         79120    

  Phone

  Web Site  http://amarillorailmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:stationmaster@amarillorailmuseum.com

  Description  outgrowth of model railroad club

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  New or Updated:           10/11/2005
 

  TX

  Galveston Island

  Galveston Island Railroad Museum

  The Strand at 25th

  Galveston Island  TX

  Phone   409 765-5700

  Web Site  http://www.galvestonrrmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:railroad@tamug.tamu.edu

  Description  steam & diesel engines, other rolling stock, 35 "Ghosts of Travelers Past", HO layout

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Sculptures

  New or Updated:   10/15/2005
 

  TX

  Houston

  Houston Gulf Coast Railroad Museum

  7390 Mesa Rd

  MAIL PO Box 457 Houston 77001

  Houston      TX           77028    

  Phone   713 631-6612

  Alt Phone   832 463-3017

  Web Site  http://www.kingswayrc.com/gcst/index.shtml

  E-mail  mailto:tom@kingswayrc.com

  Description  locomotives, passenger & freight cars

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:           11/13/2005
 

  TX

  Marshall

  Texas & Pacific Railway Museum

  80 N Washington

  PO Box 520

  Marshall  TX   75671    

  Phone   903 938-9495

  Web Site  http://www.marshalldepot.org/

  Toll Free  800 513-495

  E-mail  mailto:info@marshalldepot.org

  Description  restored depot serves Amtrak on the first floor, holds railroad museum on the second

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  1912

  New or Updated:       11/13/2005
 

  TX

  San Angelo

  Railway Museum of San Angelo

  703 South Chadbourne

  San Angelo  TX    76903    

  Phone   325 486-2140

  Web Site  http://www.railwaymuseumsanangelo.homestead.com/

  Description  in former Orient-Santa Fe Depot

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Era  1909

  New or Updated:  11/30/2005

  Texas
  San Antonio

 
Texas Transportation Museum
 
11731 Wetmore Road
 
San Antonio    TX   78247 
 
Phone   210 490-3554
 
Web Site  http://www.txtransportationmuseum.org/
 
Description  operating RR, garden railroad, HO layout, autos, trucks, horse drawn
                   
vehicles, engines
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Kind of Activity   Train Rides
 
Collection A-F Machinery
 
Collection G-M  Model Railroad
 
Collection N-Z  Vehicles
 
New or Updated:     7/4/2004

 

  TX

  Wichita Falls

  Wichita Falls Railroad Museum

  500 9th St

  MAIL PO Box4242

  Wichita Falls  TX        76308    

  Phone   940 723-2661

  Web Site  http://www.wfrrm.com/general.html

  Description  history of local railroads

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:         12/20/2005

  Washington
 
Tacoma

  Washington State History Museum

  1911 Pacific Avenue

  Tacoma WA 98402    

  Phone   253 272-3500

  Web Site  http://www.wshs.org/wshm/

  Toll Free  888 BE THERE

  Description  permanent & rotating exhibits about state history

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  New or Updated:   8/2/2004

 

  Tenino

  Tenino Depot Museum

  Tenino Depot Museum

  Tenino   WA  98589    

  Phone   360 264-4321

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.shermanmuseum.org/wash_history.html - Tenino

  Description  relocated depot now holds wooden money press, logging & quarry tools,

                    doctor's office

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  New or Updated: 8/2/2004

  Wisconsin

  Fennimore

  Fennimore Railroad Historical Museum

  610 Lincoln Avenue

  Fennimore WI

  Phone   608 822-6144

  Alt Phone   608 822-3599

  Web Site  http://www.fennimore.com/railmuseum/

  Toll Free  800 822-1131

  Description  artifacts & memorabilia of 15 inch narrow gauge railroad

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  New or Updated:  10/23/2004

  ZZ

  Santa Fe Railway Historical & Modeling Society

  Web     http://www.atsfrr.com/

  Description  information on Santa Fe, originated as source for modelers, expanded

                    scope to all historical aspects of rail line

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Research  Archives

  New or Updated  2/2/2006

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