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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 Tennessee - Texas

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

 

 

  TN
 
Cookeville
 
Cookeville Depot Museum
 
100 S Cedar St
 
Cookeville   TN    38501    
 
Phone   931 528-8570
 
Web Site  http://ls.cookeville-tn.org/depotmuseum.html
 
E-mail  mailto:depot@cookeville-tn.org
 
Description  depot with photos, artifacts, two cabooses
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock
 
Era  1909
 
New or Updated:    2/12/2004

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  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

  Amarillo

  Texas Panhandle Railroad Historical Soc

  PO Box 50422

  Amarillo  TX  79159    

  Phone

  Web   *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  New or  Updated          2/5/2006
 

  TX

  Austin

  Austin & Texas Central Railroad

   610 Brazos St, Suite 210

  PO Box 1632

  Austin  TX     78767    

  Phone   512 477-8468

  Web        http://www.austinsteamtrain.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@austinsteamtrain.org

  Description  steam power train operates on four routes

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Train Ride

  Owner/Operator:  Austin Steam Train Association

  New or  Updated                             1/31/2006
 

  TX

  Dallas

  Age of Steam Railroad Museum

  1105 Washington Street

  PO Box 153259, Dallas 75315

  Dallas    TX           75204    

  Phone   214 428-0101

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

  Description  30 pieces of rolling stock, focus on passenger cars

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:             10/5/2005
 

  TX

  Denison

  Red River Railroad Museum

  Katy Depot

  101 E Main St, Suite 120

  Denison  TX           75021    

  Phone   903 463-6238

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail  mailto:katystation@texoma.net

  Alt Web  http://www.front30ranch.com/texomaregion.html

  Description  history of the MK&T Railroad & Denison WEB SITE N/A DEC 2005

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Era  1914

  New or Updated:             12/1/2005


 
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

  Grapevine

  Grapevine Vintage Railroad

  709 S Main Street

  Grapevine  TX   76051    

  Phone  817 625-7245

  Web   www.tarantulatrain.com

  Description  trips in the Fort Worth area, one to five hours

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity  Train Ride

  New or  Updated   2/7/2006

Texas
Henderson
Depot Museum
514 North High Street
Henderson TX 75652
Phone 903 657-4303
Web Site www.depotmuseum.com/
Description Missouri Pacific Depot with East Texas history, folk-art, and folk artists
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Depot
Field of Study/Science Facility Folklife
Era 1901
Last changed: 03/16/2003

  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

  Rusk

  Texas State Railroad

  PO Box 39

  Rusk  TX    75785    

  Phone   903 683-2561

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

  Description  various trips through hardwood forests of East Texas

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Train Ride

  Era  1896

  New or Updated:  12/20/2005


 

  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

  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

  Smithville

  Smithville Railroad Historical Park

  1st and Main

  Smithville   TX

  Phone   512 237-2313

  Web Site  http://www.ci.smithville.tx.us/museum.htm

  Description  depot, 2 cabooses, railroad artifacts & documents

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:    7/7/2004

 

  TX

  Stratford

  Sherman County Depot Museum

  17 N Main

  Stratford     TX

  Phone   806 396-2582

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail  albert@xit.net

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  New or Updated:  7/9/2004

 

  TX

  Temple

  Railroad & Heritage Museum

  315 West Avenue B

  Temple              TX           76501    

  Phone   254 298-5172

  Web Site  http://www.rrdepot.org/

  E-mail  mailto:mirving@ci.temple.tx.us

  Alt Web  http://www.ci.temple.tx.us/tourism/attractions.htm

  Description  steam locomotive, interactive train dispatch room

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type   Depot

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Era  1911

  Owner/Operator:  Parks & Leisure Services

  New or Updated:           11/22/2005

 

  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

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