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These are places about railroads.  Although many have trains or cars for you to ride, our Railways pages are all about where to get onboard.  The places in this Railroad section  help explain the history and lore of railroading.  
 

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  MI

  Alden

  Alden Depot Park & Museum

  10670 Coy

  PO Box 204

  Alden  MI   49612    

  Phone  231 331-4274

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.michigan.org/travel/detail.asp?m=&p=b3969

  Description

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type Depot

  Collection G-M   Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Era  1908

  New or Updated:  1/9/2007


Michigan
Charlotte
Charlotte Southern Railroad
451 North Cochrane Ave
PO Box 265
Charlotte MI 48813
Phone
Web Site
www.murdermysterytrain.com
Toll Free
888 726-8277
Description
murder mystery tour
Type of Resource
Railway
Primary Focus
Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003
 

  MI

  Clinton

  Southern Michigan Railroad

  320 South Division Street

  PO Box K

  Clinton  MI  49236    

  Phone   517 456-7677

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

  Description  vintage cars to Tecumseh and back

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Train Ride

  New or Updated: 11/18/2004

Michigan
Coopersville
Coopersville & Marne Railway
PO Box 55
Coopersville MI 49404
Phone 616 837-7000
Web Site www.coopersville.com
Description woods & farmland of western Michigan
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

  MI
 
Durand
 
Michigan Railroad History Museum
 
200 Railroad Street
 
PO Box 106
 
Durand  MI  48429    
 
Phone  989 288-3561
 
Web Site  http://durandstation.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:dusi@durandstation.org
 
Description  railroad museum in still-used depot
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type  Depot
 
Collection G-M  Model Railroad
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era      1905
 
Owner/Operator:  Durand Union Station Inc
 
New or Updated:  10/16/2003

  MI
 
Grass Lake
 
Whistle Stop Park Depot
 
210 East Michigan Avenue
 
Grass Lake  MI  49240  
 
Phone  517 522-4384
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://travel.michigan.org/detail.asp?m=2&p=G4841
 
Description  depot in Victorian garden setting
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type  Depot
 
Era      1887
 
New or Updated:  11/19/2003

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  Michigan
Traverse City
Grand Traverse Dinner Train
642 Railroad Place
Traverse City  MI 49686
Phone 616 933-3768
Web Site www.dinnertrain.com
Description dinner and trip through bay area, forest & river valley
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

Michigan

Walled Lake
Michigan Star Clipper Dinner Train
840 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake MI 48390
Phone 248 960-9440
Web Site www.michiganstarclipper.com
Description dinner trip with entertainment, other trips includes bird sanctuary &
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003
 
    MN
  Currie
  End-o-Line Railroad Park
 
440 North Mill Street
  Currie  MN  56123   
 
Phone  507 763-3708
  Web Site  http://www.endoline.com/
  Description  gathering of local buildings and railroad related items including school,                         caboose, general store, Section foreman's house, stem engine, 6 mile trail  Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Railroad
  Building Type  Depot
  Kind of Activity  Trail
  Collection G-M  Model Railroad
  New or Updated:  07/29/2003

Minnesota
Duluth
Lake Superior Railroad Museum
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth MN  55802
Phone 218 733-7596
Web Site www.lsrm.org/
E-mail mailto:museum@lsrm.org
Description railroad museum also operates North Shore Scenic Railroad in summer
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/24/2003

  MN
 
St Paul
 
James J Hill House
 
240 Summit Avenue
 
St Paul                     MN          55102    
 
Phone              651 297-2555
 
Web Site      http://www.mnhs.org/places/sites/jjhh/
 
E-mail         mailto:hillhouse@mnhs.org
 
Description      stone mansion of the man who built the Great Northern Railway
 
Type of Resource       House Museum
 
Primary Focus    Railroad
 
Owner/Operator:     Minnesota Historical Society
 
New or Updated:       11/27/2003

Minnesota
Stillwater
Minnesota Zephyr
601 North Main Street
PO Box 573
Stillwater MN 55082
Phone 651 430-3000
Web Site www.minnesotazephyr.com
Toll Free 800 992-6100
Description dinner train in restored dining cars
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

 

  Missouri
Branson
Branson Scenic Railway
206 E Main Street
Branson MO 65616
Phone
417 334-6110
Web Site www.bransontrain.com
Toll Free 800 287-2482
Description from downtown Branson through Ozark foothills
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

Missouri
Jackson
St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern RW
PO Box 244
Jackson MO 63755
Phone 573 243-1688
Web Site www.rosecity.net/trains/station.html
Description trips through southeastern Missouri
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003
 

  MO

  St Louis

  Missouri Pacific Historical Society

  Caboose #13546 Museum of transportation

  3015 Barrett Station Road

  St Louis              MO

  Web   http://www.mopac.org/mphs_bod.asp - s

  Description  Collects & maintains info on the MOPAC and all associated railroads

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Research    Archive

  New or  Updated    2/1/2006

  MO
 
St Louis
 
ST Louis Chap Nat'l Railway Hist Soc
 
11221 Manchester Road
 
St Louis     MO  63122    
 
Phone   314 839-2356
 
Web Site  http://www.stlouisnrhs.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.nrhs.com/chapters/st_louis.htm
 
Description  monthly meetings, owns it's own railcar for excursions
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock
 
New or Updated:   1/6/2004
 

  MO

  St Louis

  Museum of Transportation

  3015 Barret Station Rd

  St Louis County Parks & Recreation

  St Louis  MO 63122    

  Phone   314 965-7998

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

  Description  70 locomotives, cars, fire trucks, busses, trolleys, planes, river boat

  Type of Resource   Specialty

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Industry /Profession Transportation

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:   10/7/2004

 
  Montana
Lewistown
Charlie Russell Chew Choo
PO Box 818
Lewistown MT 59457
Phone
Web Site www.lewistownchamber.com/chewchoo.htm
Toll Free 800 735-7886
Description food and entertainment on trip through mountains & tunnel
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Owner/Operator: Lewistown Chamber of Commerce
Last changed: 01/25/2003

Montana
Virginia City
Alder Gulch Short Line RR
PO Box 338
Virginia City  MT 59755
Phone 406 843-5247
Web Site www.edheritage.org/heritagecommission
Description short trips between Virginia City and Nevada City
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Owner/Operator: Montana Heritage Commission
Last changed: 01/25/2003
 
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