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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.  
 

Railroad  Nebraska - New Mexico

 
  Railroad Pages: AK-CA, CA, CO-FL, GA-IN, KS-LA, MA-ME MI-MTNE-NM, NV-NY, OH-SDTN-TX, UT-ZZ  

 

  NC

  Belmont

  Piedmont Carolina Railroad Museum

  4 North Main Street

  Belmont  NC  28012    

  Phone  704 825-4403

  Web Site *****

  E-mail  nrhs@webserve.net

  Alt Web http://www.trains.com/trc/community/rrattractions/group-

  Description  in old depot, holds operating HO layout, antique Telex, models,

                    railroadiana, rolling stock, link listed in all third party sites not theirs
 
Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type  Depot

  Collection G-M  Models

  Collection N-Z Rolling Stock

  Era 1916

  Owner/Operator:  Piedmont Chapter National Railway Historical Society

  New or Updated:  8/18/2006
 

  NE

  Fremont

  Fremont Dinner Train

  650 N. H St

  Fremont NE   68025    

  Phone  402 727-8321

  Web Site http://www.dinnertrain.net/index.html

  Toll Free 800 942-7245

  E-mail  mailto:dinnertrain@alltel.net

  Description 18 mile 1940's era train ride with music & scenery

  Type of Resource  Activity

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity Train Ride

  Era  1940

  New or Updated:  10/28/2006


Nebraska
Omaha
Union Pacific Historical Collection
MAIL 1416 Dodge St
Omaha NE 68179
Phone
Web Site
http://www.uprr.com/aboutup/history/museum.shtml
E-mail
mailto:upmuseum@up.com
Description
over 1/2 million photos and thousands of pieces of RR memorabilia from 140 years of company
Type of Resource
History Related Organization
Primary Focus
Railroad
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 06/07/2003

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New Hampshire
Lincoln
Café Lafayette Dinner Train
RFD 1 Box 85
Lincoln NH 03251
Phone 603 745-3500
Web Site www.cafelafayette.com
Toll Free 800 699-3501
Description along tracks of Boston & Maine RR
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

New Hampshire

Lincoln
Hobo Railroad
PO Box 9
Lincoln NH 03253
Phone 603 745-2135
Web Site www.hoborr.com
Description short rides through the White Mountains
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

New Hampshire
Mount Washington
Mount Washington Cog Railway
Route 302 Bretton Woods
Mount Washington NH 03589
Phone
Web Site www.thecog.com
Toll Free 800 922-8825
Description famed 19th century engineering achievement takes passenger up mountainside to spectacular views
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

  NH
 
North Conway
 
Conway Scenic Railroad, Inc
 
Rt 16
 
North Conway NH  03860    
 
Phone   603 356-5251
 
Web Site  http://www.conwayscenic.com/
 
Toll Free  800 232-5251
 
E-mail  mailto:info@conwayscenic.com
 
Description  two trains, three excursions
 
Type of Resource   Railway
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Kind of Activity   Train Rides
  Era 1874
 
New or Updated:   12/9/2003

 

 

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  NJ

  Flemington
 
Northlandz
 
495 Highway 202 S
 
Flemington  NJ  08822
 
Phone   908 782-4022
 
Web Site  www.northlandz.com
 
Description  eight miles of track and 10,000 freight cars in miniature model railroad, 94 room doll house
 
Type of Resource   Tourist Attraction
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Collection A-F Dolls
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
New or Updated: 5/13/2005

  NJ

  Jackson

  United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey

  36 Barnstead Way

  Jackson  NJ   08527    

  Phone 732 928-7758

  Web Site http://www.urhs.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@urhs.org?subject=Volunteer

  Description  organization of groups dedicated to collecting & restoring rolling stock

                    for future NJ transportation museum

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:  1/9/2007


 
NJ

  Oakland

  Railroad Station Historical Society

  26 Thackeray Road

  Oakland   NJ   07436   

  Web Site  www.rrshs.org

  E-mail  mcamp@geology.utoledo.edu

  Alt Web  www.rshs.org/sepotmuseums/depotmuseum.htm

  Description  Society for those interested in old train depots, extensive list of old depots

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:  1/22/2005


New Jersey
Ringoes
Black River & Western RR
Rt 12W & Stangl Rd
PO Box 200
Ringoes NJ 08551
Phone 908 782-6622
Web Site www.bwrr.com
Description round trip through farming area
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

 

  NJ

  Whippany

  Whippany Railway Museum

  1 Railroad Plaza Route 10 & Whippany Rd

  PO Box 16

  Whippany           NJ            07981    

  Phone   973 887-8177

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

  E-mail  mailto:paultup@optonline.net

  Description  museum in depot and other buildings, railroad memorabilia, rolling stock, water tower, exhibits on ocean liners, coal, model railroad

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:             7/28/2005

 

  NM

  Albuquerque

  WHEELS Museum

  1501 1st St NW

  Albuquerque   NM     87102    

  Phone   505 243-6269

  Web Site  www.wheelsmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:leba4@aol.com

  Description  attempt to create museum  in 18 building former railroad shop complex

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  New or Updated:             8/12/2005


New Mexico
Chama
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR
500 S Terrace Ave
PO Box 789
Chama NM 87520
Phone
505 756-2151
Web Site www.cumbrestoltec.com
Toll Free 888 286-2737
Description narrow gauge steam through the Rockies
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

New Mexico
Clovis
Clovis Depot Model Train Museum
221 West First St
Clovis NM 88101
Phone 505 762-0066
Web Site http://www.clovisdepot.com/
Toll Free 888 762-0064
E-mail mailto:philipw@3lefties.com
Description 9 operating layouts in several scales, railroading history, BNSF operations
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Depot
Collection G-M Model Railroad
Collection N-Z Toys
Era 1950-1960
New or Updated: 04/07/2003

New Mexico

Santa Fe
Santa Fe Southern Railway
410 South Guadalupe St
Santa Fe NM 87501
Phone 505 989-8600
Web Site www.sfsr.com
Toll Free  888 989-8600
Description from Santa Fe to Lamy
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003
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