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NORTH AMERICA (alphabetical)
Acadiana Zoo 16" gauge
Adventure City (14" gauge,
Railroad (15", Greenville,
IL) New railroad being built. Includes a Wagnor steamer and a MTC G-16
train. Join in the fun and support this endeavor.
Washington State Steam Railroads (18",
Anacortes, Washington) The famous line built by the late Tommy Thompson
Applewood Farm (24", Whiteford, MD) MTC S-24 Iron Horse
Pacific Railroad 16" MTC G-16, two Allan Herschell
S-16s, on a new railroad. Peoria, Arizona
Pacific (16", Peoria, Arizona) A very nice page
about the Sayre Brothers' railroad. Motive power is an S-16.
Western Railroad (12", Atchison,
Kansas) This railroad has an Ottaway Steamer and two diesels.
Arborway T.T. &
Northwestern Railroad (Private 15"gauge railroad, Near Steelville,
Great Northern Railways (15", Redding, California)
Take a look at Dave Hemp's great private railway. Say Hello for us.
Balboa Park RR (16", San Diego, Calfornia)
Bear Creek Park Train
(15" narrow gauge, Surrey, BC, Canada)
Gardens Unfortunately, this railroad has closed its
Nickel Plate Railroad Page (15", California)
Billy Jones Wildcat
Railroad (18", Los Gatos, California) This
line is well know on the west coast of the US. Billy Jones was well
know and liked and was somewhat of a celebrity in Los Gatos.
(?", Birmingham, Alabama) They had a web page for
the train, but it may have been removed.
BK&E RR 20" gauge
Bonafonte Gardens (24", Gilroy, California) Theme park with a Chance C.P.
Falls and Western Railways (15", Seeley Lake, Montana)
Carson & Mills Park RR (24", Carson City, Nevada) Nice little park railroad.
Used to be steam.
Casa DeFruita (16", Hollister, CA) Nice 'diesel'
powered train at a classic roadside fruitstand that grew to include
restaurant, musuem, zoo.
Casey's Silverstreak RR (12", Estes Park, Colorado) Train ride at Cascade Creek
miniature gold and amusement park.
Castle Park RR (14",
Calif.) Trainride at a small amusement park.
& H Railroad Ottaway 12" gauge steam locomotives
(36" Oregon) The family railroad with
a 1908 Porter compressed air locomotive as the centerpiece.
RR (16", Austin, Texas) Williamson County
Southwestern (just pics) (9 7/16",
Phillipsburg, New Jersey) A 2" scale railroad, that deserves and
Railroad (16", Eau Claire, Wisconsin) A
"diesel" and two steamers on this neat little line.
& Southern Ry (18", Collegville, Penn.) A
charming 'homemade' railroad.
20" gauge railway with 1/2 hour train ride
Park (?", Riverside, Rhode Island) Historical web
site. Click on "park train" to see photo.
CRYSTAL CREEK, PUGET
SOUND & PACIFIC RR (15", Maple Valley, WA)
Park (16", Salisbury, North
Carolina) This operation has two beautiful G-16's.
Williamston, North Carolina
Denver Zoo (15",
El Dorado Orchards 15"
Eastern Shore Threshermen (15", Federalsburg, Maryland) Good shot of their Crown
Metal Products steamer in the "2000 Show Photos".
Garden (15?", Denver, Colorado) This vintage
postcard shows a Cagney train and happy passengers.
Emerald Hills Ry.
(12", Redwood City, CA) A great little live steam
RR, featuring a restored Ottaway.
RR Historical Soc. Mus. (15"-and larger, Fennimore,
Wisconsin) This museum has a Grand Scale line on the grounds. Fort
George Park (24", Prince George, B.C., Canada) An
0-4-0 Daventport steamer is the motive power on this line.
The Freedom Train 24"
Freestone RR 16" gauge
(24", Topeka, Kansas) This site has not
photos, but does have a brief description.
(24", Topeka, Kansas) A university web site
with some photos.
& Pacific Bill's page. A couple
nice shots of the GSP&P engines.
Southpark & Pacific Clark Bauman"Westside"
Photos. The Glenwood Southpark & Pacific, logging in 5" scale!
Creek RR (24", Bristol, Virginia) This web site
has a nice reprinted article that talks about the railroad.
Griffith Park (18.5", Los Angles, Calif.)
Heart of Dixie RR Museum 24"
Company Mini-Train (15", North Bay,
Ontario, Canada) Steam and "diesel".
Museum (14", 24", 36", 7 1/2", Hesston,
Indian) Great little museum with the former Elliot Donnely collection
of 14" gauge equipment.
Wahtoke RR (15", Reedley, California) Gives
some nice views of the RR and equip.
Hill Ridge Farms 16" gauge
of David (15", Benton Harbor, Michigan)
History of a Grand Scale railroad that ran for 65 years.
Irvine Park Railroad (24", Irvine, California) A Chance CP Hunington give rides
in this city park.
LLP Boise, Idaho U.S.A.
& Southern (15", Joshua Tree, California)
This genuine bit of California desert railroading line is being
resurrected by Chris Allen and a number of volunteers.
Joyline RR Harpers Ferry Toy Train
Museum & JoyLine Railroad, A collection of antique toy trains and a
miniature train ride. Rt. 3, Box 315, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, (304)
535-2521 Operating Schedule: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday.
A collection of antique toy trains and a miniature train ride.
Northern (16", Kansas City, Missouri) A nice
G-16 railroad that run in Frank Vaydik / Line Creek Park.
Lake Winnie Amusement
Park (24", Chattanooga, Tennessee) One photo
of the Chance train in the "Attractions" page.
Lakeside Amusement Park
Little Falls RR
& Doll Museum (?", Cataract, Wisconsin) A
railroad, doll museum and gift shop on a three acre site.
Long Island (Railroad Museum of)
(24", Idlewild Park, Ligonier,
Pennsylvania) A nice web page by Vince Ferrari on their little coal
burning Crown steamer and operation.
Park Railway (18", Alexandria, Virginia) The
classic park train.
Amusement Park (?", Middletown, Ohio) A nice
little photo history.
Railroad 15" Home of the first Crown
locomotive. Southern Illinois
Kiddieland (?", Long Beach, California) Brief
mention of a long-gone amusement park. One photo.
City Express ( 24", Minot, North Dakota) A
highschool web page with no information, but one nice photograph.
Magical Forest Railroad
Mallard's Mill Bed &
Breakfast (12", Salt Spring Island, British
Columbia) A fantastic line, and you can sleep there too! Click on the
"Mill Tour" for photos.
Lake Kathleen (18", Deadwood, Oregon) A great
railroad in the most beautiful setting you can imagine.
Kiddieland (24", Merced, California) A nice photo
page that shows the railroad (Note: the link from their main page has a
type that leads to an error).
Valley RR (16", Fairview, Michigan) A
fantastic line with a Hudsom steamer and a A-A diesel lashup.
Railway (18 1/2", Oneonta, New York) This RR
is run by the Leatherstocking Railway Hist Soc.
Milwaukee County Zoo (15, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Sandley built steamers
still give rides, after decades of service.
Grand Scales Park Train Ride Museum (16",
Alamagordo, New Mexico) Located at the Toy Train Depot, this operation
has three G-16's, an S-16, and a G-12. There are 20 scale miles of
track, and an "engineer training" program which allows you to run the
RR (15", Redding, California) A nice little RR
built by the Berskins, friends of Doc Hemp of the B.A.D. GN.
Northeast Florida Live
Steamers & Railroaders, Inc. (7.5" and 24", Near Jacksonville,
Northview & Frisco
Railroad (12", MO) Jim Pekerek's private railroad.
Railroad Preservation, Inc. New home for restored
steam Engine 901, one of three designed and built by Israelite House of
David, Benton Harbor, Michigan.
train (12 5/8"?, Orillia, Ontario) Some photos
of their 1896 Armitage Herschell steamer.
& Pacific (15", Orland,
California) Built by Frank Allen, this RR features the beautiful 5"
scale 1874 Baldwin 4-4-0 "Sonoma".
Locomotives Another Don Ross photo page . . . this
one looks at these popular little steamers.
Railway (19", San Francisco, CA) Good history of
the 1915 Pan-Pacific Expo RR that is now mostly at Swanton.
Railway (19", San Francisco, Calif.) This is a
history of the 1915 Expo railroad --which now mostly lives at the
P&JSRR 15" gauge
Paradise & Pacific
(15", Scottsdale, Arizona) This is a relatively
new site. The P&P features stout models of Colorado narrow gauge
Phoenix & Holly (15", Canby, Oregon) Beautiful flower farm
with a nice grand scale RR to boot.
Pima County RR 16" gaugePinconning
& Blind River Railroad (16", Fairview, MI)
This is a great historical look at the P&BR in its original form
and what it looks like to day. (This line is not longer open to the
public, but the original 16" gauge Hudson can be ridden nearby at
Howard and Joanne Schrader's Michigan AuSable Valley Railroad.)
Prairie Thunder RR
Railway (18", Emmett, Idaho) This is Roland
Courtenay's operation that will feature a complete railroad as well as
a petting zoo, depot, and gift shop . . . all on a rural farm.
R&R Train Company
(multiple, New Orleans, Louisiana) This company
owns a number of G-16's, a C.P. Huntington, and some rubber-tired
trians, all for hire.
Rails of Fun (12", St. Louis, Missouri --or wherever you
want) Jeff Uhlemeyer has a portable G-12 railroad that is for hire, and
he's having a ball!
Reading Society of
Model Engineers (15", near Reading,
Pennsylvania) A Cagney, a Crown, and two diesels.
Railway (15", Berkeley, California)
Nearly 49+ years old, this famous line was built by Erich Thomsen.
Rich Mountain Scenic RR 16"
Riverside & Great
Northern Railway (15", Wisconsin Dells,
Wisconsin) Famous line built by Sandley.
& Great Northern (pics) Excellent
collection of photos by Don Ross on his large RR photo site.
Woodside RR (?", New Jersey) This
fellow saved two park trains from an untimely demise.
Rotary Special Miniature Train
Rothwell Park Railroad
The 12" gauge railroad. Rothwell
Park, Moberly, Missouri
Shortline Train Park & Museum (24",
Farmington, Utah )
Sam's Fun City
Zoo Train (22", San Francisco,
California) Historic Cagnery newly rebuilt and running at its old home.
Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake
Railway 7 1/2" gauge railroad.
Most of the equipment is built to 3-3/4" scale and patterned after the
Maine "Two Footers".
Ana Zoo Train (14", Santa Ana, California) A one photo site looking
for donations to restore their steamer.
San Martin RR
Sandwich Fair Train (15", Sandwich, Illinois)
Schnepf Farms 16" gauge
SERTOMA Park Train
Smokey Joe RR 16"
Sonoma Traintown (15", Sonoma, California) This 3" scale RR has two
steamers, two diesels, a motorcar, and complete scale town.
Line (formerly 12", Sonora, California)
Jim Hoback built a fantastic RR, but declining ridership caused it to
be closed and sold. Much of the equipment has gone to the Paradise RR
in LaPorte, IN.
Min. Ry. (20", Vancouver, B.C., Canada)
Another C.P. Huntington running in Vancouver.
RR (24", Grand Island, Neb.) A nice little park
train with a C.P. Huntington and a nearby sweetshop.
Road (Prototype RR and 15" Cagney RR, Strasburg, PA)
Sunshine Express (24", Selma, California) A steam-outline train ride at the
Selma Automall. --with an enthusiastic crew.
Davenport, California) This line has the 1/3 scale MacDermot equipment
from the famous Overfair Railroad of the 1915 Panama Pacific World
Exposition in San Francisco.
Sweetbriar Park (24",
Scenic Railroad (15" Southern Maine)
This railroad is 3" scale and located on an old tree that is heavily
wooded with Pines, Hemlock, Fir, Maple, Oak, and Birch trees.
Tinkertown (16?", Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) An amusement park with a
Zoo (12", Toledo, Ohio) Photo of a G-12 from 1947.
Tim Boshart's Web
Site Click on the "Park Trains" link.
Railroad and Villiage (15", Tiny Town,
Colorado) Steam and diesel railway with MANY scale structures.
The Station (24" gauge Port
Elgin, Ontario) 1 mile ride along the Port Elgin Harbour to North Shore
Park and back.
The Toy Train
Barn (12", Argyle, Wisconsin) Miniature train
museum and home to the Green County Gulch Railroad.
Train (15?" ,Colorado) Mike Stutz posted a
gallery of photos of this nice railroad.
Zoo (24", Vancouver, B.C., Canada) One photo and
details about the C.P. Huntington train ride.
Miniature Railway (18", Venice, California)
Nice history of a long dismantled line (engines now at Billy Jones
Vulcan Forge Shortline
(15", Ohio) Vulcan Forge Short Line Railroad & Papillon Gardens
Wabash Frisco & Pacific (12", Glencoe, Missouri) One of the oldest and best
known scale railroads in the country.
and Zoo Railway (30", Porland, Oregon)
Largest gauge of "Grand Scale" railroad we know of. Nice equipment on
Western Railroad (15",
Waterman, Illinois) F3 "Diesel" with a scale freight train give rides
in Lions Park.
Railroad (16" gauge railroad wanders for 3
miles through an exotic animal farm. The railroad is the
centerpiece for the Little
A-Merrick-A amusement park in Marshall, Wisconsin.
Railroad (16" gauge, Marshall, WI) Another site for this
Express (24", Kamloops, B.C., Canada) A C.P.
Huntington running in this refuge.
Wildlife World Zoo 16" gauge
Line (18", Colorado) The web site
has been updated and expanded. A really neat little narrow gauge line.
UNITED KINDGOM (alphabetical)
Ashorne Hall Railway
(12.25", Warwickshire, UK)
Audley End Min. Rly (10 1/4", Saffron Walden,
Essex) Lord Braybrooke's private railways. Different photos at the top
of each page.
Min. Rly This page is from P. Sharpe's 1999
visit to the line.
Carew Light Railway (10 1/4",
Wallington) Some awfully big locos on such little track.
Museum (15", Bressingham, UK) Lot of full
size equipment and a Grand Scale railway too.
Steam Museum (15", Bressingham, UK) Another site
with a few photos.
Bure Valley Railway (15", Aylsham, Norfolk, UK) A well known railway with
steam and diesel. Two of the engines are 6" scale!
Light Railway (15", Cleethorpes,
Lincoln, UK) Great little line. Home of the famous Sandy River No.24.
Light Railway A better site of this line.
Railway (10 1/4" & 7 1/4", Eastleigh,
Hampshire) This line has just been relaid to include 10 1/4".
Railway The first of three
photo pages of this line by Paul Sharpe.
Tour (15", UK) A fantastic online photo
album of the travels of David Humphries' "Effie".
Gardens Steam Railway (12 1/4", Exbury, Hampshire)
One of the newest and reportedly most beautiful railways in the UK.
Exmoor Steam Railway (12 1/4", Bratton Fleming,
Devon) This is one of Paul Sharpe's photo pages dedicated to a
fantastic miniature railway.
Evesham Vale Light Railway (15", Evesham Vale, Worcestershire, England) A lovely
railroad run by a delightful couple.
Barmouth Steam Railway (12 1/4",
Fairbourne, Gwynedd, Wales) Charming steam running on 100 year old
Railway Britain’s newest magazine devoted to
railway preservation – with the widest news coverage by far.
Railway (15", Clayton West, West Yorkshire, UK) A
fascinating railroad with unique steamers.
Steam Railway (15", near Newquay,
Cornwall, UK) If you don't live in the UK, just imagine steam in
the Cornish countryside.
Steam Railway (15", near Newquay,
Cornwall, UK) Another page of this fine Ry.
Railway (15", Warminster, Wiltshire) The official
page for the town, click on "Railway". Nice photo.
Park (15", Derby, Derbyshire) The official site
for this line. Fantastic photo gallery.
Park (15", Derby, Derbyshire) Yet another good
photo page by Paul Sharpe.
NG Railways A nice site by
Chris Mansfield. Lots of photos.
Railway (10 1/4", Craignure, Scotland) The rails
are a bit close together, but the passenger carriages are enclosed.
That sounds like a Grand Scale train to me. Besides . . . it's in
Scotland. And my mother was a Graham, and my son's name is Graham
(15", Donegal, Ireland) Beautiful estate with 15" gauge railroad.
Perrygrove Railway (15", Coleford, UK) A
sterling example of minimum gauge railway costruction.
Eskdale Railway (15", Ravenglass,
Cumbria, UK) This classic railway has some very historic Grand Scale
Railway (15", Ryhl, North Wales, UK) A
very historic line. It hosts some very attractive locos.
Railway Two more fun photo pages by Paul
& Dymchurch Railway (15", New
Romney, Kent, UK) Needs no introduction. Wonderful web site of this
& Dymchurch Ry. History Paul
Stoneman has written a nice history of this grand railway.
Ruislip Lido (12", Ruislip, Northwest London, UK) Featured in a recent
issue of GSQ, this is a stout little railway.
River No. 24 (15", Cleethorpes,
Lincoln, UK) A site dedicated to a nice American style engine in the UK.
Railway (15", NE coast of England)
Forest steam railway
Steam Railway, Narrow gauge steam railway, Steam railway,
Sherwood Forest Farm Park in nottinghamshire is ideal place for farm
holiday for child, family day out, day trip, kid day out, rare breed of
sheep, narrow gauge steam railway,highland cattle, tamworth pig, rare
breed pig, rare breed cattle, Pigmy Goats, child day out, family fun
day. farm is approved by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust for the
breeding of rare and protected farm animals.
South Downs Light Railway Society (10.25", Pulborough, East Sussex, England) A line with some
exquisite scale steamers.
Railway (formerly 15", Southport
on Sea, Lancashire, UK) A nice history of this line that ran two 15"
gauge Greenly locos.
Railway (10 1/4", Leics, UK) They've got some
beautiful steamers on this line.
Wells Harbour Railway (10 1/4", Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk) Nice site. Practical
little railway. Lots of photos if you clich around a while.
& Walsingham (10 1/4", Wells-next-the-Sea,
Norfolk) Fantastic equipment on this railway . . . and a friendly crew!
Railway (15", Buscough, Lancashire, UK)
Excellent Collection. Construction of the line was by volunteers.
Park (10", 7.25", 5", Barcelona, Spain) There's a
wide variety of equipment here. Unfortunately, the English lang. page
de Fer D'Anse (38cm / 15", France) Thanks to Simon
T.'s links for this site. It was completely new to me.
Park Train (15", Dresden, Germany) This is a
very well known line that has been running for decades.
builders (multiple, Germany) This is a
list of locos built by Krauss. In the column Spur (gauge) look for
"381" toward the bottom of the list. This is 381mm or 15" gauge.
Leipzig Park Train (15", Leipzig, Germany) The official site for this line wish
is also a long running line with big live steam.
Park Train (15", Leipzig, Germany) A railfan site
of this page.
Park Train Yet another site of this
line (nice photos).
Steam in Germany Gerhard Karl's web
site, including some nice 10 1/4" models, and a standards page.
Park (12", Orleans, France) A wonderful little park
train in France.
Park Train (600mm"?, Peissnitzinzell, Germany)
An interesting little line with park train diesels.
Park Train (600mm / 24", Plauen, Germany) Even
though it is 2' gauge line, it is definitely a "park train", not an
full size narrow gauge line.
Steam Railway (15", Nottinghamshire, UK)
They have recreated in miniature the rural branch line meandering
through beautiful scenery and the unique farm park collection of rare
Park Train (15", Killesberg, Germany) Another impressive
German Grand Scale RR.
Garten-Feldbahn (15", Germany) An interesting
site with construction photos. Text in German. (Go to altavista.com and
use their "Babelfish" feature to translate)
Park (15", Vienna, Austria ) Amusement
park line in Weiner Prater Park running Krauss steam. Anyone been there
personally? Tell us more.
Park Another site for this live steam
Brazillian Train (?", Brazil) A nice steamer running in Brazil. Google
also (?", Brazil) Another steamer running in
Brazil. Google Translation here.
Whangaparaoa Steam Railway (15", Hibiscus
Coast, North Auckland, New Zealand) A great ride for when you're in the
Railways and Pottery (15", Coromandel,
New Zealand) A true mountain ry., unique for also having freight
Economico Sur (10 1/4", Remedios de Escalada,
Argentina) Roger Davis's new railway in Argentina.
Bush Mills Railway
(15", Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia) Home to a
fantastic model of a garratt. (which visited England a few years ago).
Jerudong Park Railroad
for the Sultan of Brunei)
Sakuradani Railway (Japan) This site is in Japanese. It has photos not found in
the English site (below).
Railway (Japan) This is the English web site for
Railway (15", Niji-no-Sato, Japan) Fantastic
equipment, much of it built by the Ravenglass in the UK.
GENERAL GRAND SCALE SITES
Scale Railway Forum - Email discussion group for
grand scale railway enthusiast, builders, owners, and fans.
Townsend's Great U.K. Links Page (listed by gauge)
Narrow Gauge Railway Site (Britain) This is
Marc Humphrey's fantastic on-line resource. Bravo.
Deeble: Insurance Mike is an expert in insuring
public and private railroads, from live steam clubs to many prototype
museums, tourist railroads, and traction lines.
Trains Scale models of scale models and a list of
Graham Whistler UK miniature railway videos. He sells them in the US in
the NTSC (American) format.
Le Sueur County
Pioneer Power Show, Le Sueur, Mn
-Delphi A great web site devoted to park
Trains of the Web An excellent links page to
amusement park railways.
(by Matt Conrad) Take a look at what GSQ's
Park Trains editor has worked so hard for you to enjoy. A fantastic
look at amusement park trains.
Discussion Group E-mail discussion
group dedicated to sharing knowledge and interest in amusement park
Railways Discussion Group E-mail
discussion group on e-groups, dedicated to the lines "on the other side
of the pond".
Train Links Page at www.railroaddata.com.
(Some of these pages bear a lot of resemblance to this one!)
Boshart: Park Trains Tim's Collection of
photos and video of park trains.
of Britain An in-depth listing
of . . . well the name says it all.
Railway Links and Photo Page Extensive listings
and galleries for both the UK and the US.
Railways Online Publications Peter Scott has a
number of interesting little publication available.
tireless Simon Townsend has made great headway on a catalog of all the
OTHER GRAND SCALE MATERIALS
Camden Miniature Steam Services One of the premiere book sellers in the UK with a
HUGE selection from all over the world. (Be sure to get a free catalog)
Sant’s Miniature Railway Book & Artefact Emporium The name says it all. Adrian has
some fantastic and rare selections.
Society Journal A first class journal
edited by the erudite Simon Townsend. A MUST for the serious enthusiast.
Semaphore Productions They have several videos featuring Grand Scale
The Premier Magazine in the US for live steam trains, boats, stationary
Engineering Take a look at all facets of the
model engineering hobby down under.
Miniature This British magazine is a well
know journal for the model engineering hobby.
MANUFACTURERS / Dealers
NOTE: Listing of
suppliers here is for information only and not a recommendation by
Robinson & Associates.
railroad rail products
Alan Keefe Limited UK manufacturer . . . this one of both small passenger
trains and industrial engines.
Custom machined parts.
Engineering Great people in the UK who provide
locomotives and all sorts of pieces and parts.
Bob Dean Supply
Wheels, gauges, etc.
Boschan Boiler and
Restorations, Inc. ASME code boilers to your
dimensional requirements. ASME "S" stamp certifying us to design and
build custom boilers.
Cand H Railroad Things for Ottaways
Chance Rides Builders of the popular 24" gauge gas-hydraulic "C.P.
Hunington" park train.
Railways UK manufactuor now building Thomas the
Tank Engine locos
DEREK W. MOSS Custom Design and Build Service, Repairs, Modifications and
Get Machine Tools
Railroad Signals Inc. Signals, detection circuits,
grade crossing protection, and more for 7.5"-30" ga. railroads.
Velvet Steam lubrication oils
American Train Company US Builder of classic 7.5"
Great Northern Steam
Co. Ltd. UK builder of traction engines, launches,
and locos from 7 1/4" to 24" gauge.
Harmer Steel rail
Hillcrest Shops Manufacturing high quality 15" gauge, 5" scale
rolling stock, parts and (soon) live steam.
Consultants Plans and castings
for 15" gauge, 5" scale narrow gauge equipment. Tell Chris we said
Hobby Mechanics Australian
Building in New Zealand
Jay-Cee Sales and Rivet
LocoParts Supplier of
small parts of 11/2 scale locos.
Macc Model Engineering UK
of nuts, bolts, whistles, and more.
Railway Supply Company A UK
company with rail and track supplies up to 12 lb. and 20 lb. rail.
& replacement Parts Replacement
parts for MTC trains.
Railway Equipment Works These fellows will build in a number of
gauges, and their work has been proven on their own Whiskey River
Railway at Little A-Merrick-A.
Gauge Supply Manufacturer
parts for full size, park train, and live steam applications.
Peter E. Bouley Boilers,
boiler kits, appraisal and consultant service.
QRC Live Steam
Rail Swap A web site of classified for full size RR equipment, though
some narrow gauge and scale equip can be found.
Rail Systems Locomotives up to 24" gauge
Real Trains This company caters primarily to the hobbyist (a plus
for most of us) and offers equipment from 1 1/2" to 5" scales.
Products All sorts of products for your railroad,
including gorgeous bells.
Roll Models Inc. Fantastic 12" and 7 1/2" gauge equipment. Even
the 7 1/2" is almost big enough to be Grand Scale!
builder of locomotives
R.P.M. Rigging specializes
rail vehicle relocation coast to coast.
Scale Products Company
Providing high quality products: signals,
locomotives, props, obstacles, exhibits (displays) more.
Severn-Lamb A UK manufacturer of amusement park trains.
Works Plans for 5" scale Forny type engine.
Steam Age USA Locomotive lubricants - great people too!
gears, flywheels, axles, whistles and much more.
Tools 4 Cheap
TW Machine Specializing in MTC G-12 parts and repairs
Used Rides dot Com
A web site featuring used amusement park
equipment, including park trains.
Builders of 7 1/4", 15",and 24" gauge
equipment. Great equipment and Keith is a heck of a nice guy too.
(Note: Roll Models Inc., linked above, in now producing their line of 7
1/4", gauge equipment in the US.)
Wasatch Railroad Contractors works with railroad
operations of any size, from Class I railroads to tourist lines and
Locomotive Works Beautiful equipment built by Ken
Western Rails Unlimited 2-1/2, 3-3/4 and 5 inch scales railroad locomotives and
& Associates Amazone RR Book Store
Railroader A fantastic magazine that
deals with live steam from 7 1/4" and 7 1/2" up to full size.
Robinson & Associates
Catalog All the great gift items, RR decor, and
accessories you can't live without.
RAILWAY FORUM Discussion group
Classifieds, international railroad lists, annual photo contest &
RR trivia challenge and live steam website awards..
Shasta Cascade Rail
Preservation Society Preserving Northern California's
Sacramento Valley Live Steamers
Pacific RR (formerly 24", Felton, California) This
interesting history site talks about a two foot gauge line that ran
steam in the 1970's and 80's.
American Steam Locomotive Wheel
Narrow Gauge Model
Railway Exhibition This is Chris MacKenzie's site
of UK model layout tours and photos. There is inspiration here for
everyone, regardless of whether you're working with electric models or
live steam "hernia gauge".
Works Builder of Precision 1 1/2" Scale Equipment
Cannonball Ltd. Builder of superb 1 1/2" scale
engines, rolling stock, and accessories.
Video A producer of enjoyable video tours of
American tourist railways.
Group This list is for those interested
in small prototype industrial locomotives and equipment (and models of
Products Builders of quality 1 1/2" scale
detail parts for live steamers.
Railroad Page A truly great resource. He is
called the "Steaming Priest", and has earned the title.
N.A.M.E.S. North American Model Engineers Society
Mountain A 7 1/2" gauge RR that is GRAND in
length and vision.
Park A great 7 1/2" gauge layout in
Clearing House A nice resource.
Narrow Gauge &
Shortline Gazette One of the finest magazines
dedicated to model railroads. Many narrow gauge plans to be found in
Train Barn One of the largest model railroad
layouts you have ever seen. Plus a 12" gauge railroad.
Engines John Davis' great site for old
Railway 7 ½" gauge Run days: Sunday, Boone
JLS Railroad Live Steam, G scale, and more.
Creek Western It's a narrow gauge line (7 1/2"
gauge) but it's run by some really great folks!
Train Watchers A site that lists a lot of
trackside hotels and motels.
Loco Photos Miniature and prototype equipment
in Matt Stolzenfels photo collection.
Railroad Crossing a
nice page by the Sayre Brothers with quite a few photos.
World a new British web site decicaded to
. . . you guessed it --min. rys.
On Track An online magazine produced by Ed Kelley from 2002 to 2005.
Page at SteamRailroading.com
Locomotives by Roger Goldmann. 7.5" and 7.25"
Challengers, Big Boys, classic USRA engines, and a huge collection of
Riding Railkits Inc.
A manufacturer of one inch scale, ridable railroad supplies. We sell
locomotives, cars, kits, and other large scale accessories.
Internet Railroad Directory rail
links, search engine, classified ads, BBS, Train Sim Add-Ons, more
The Photography of T J Godden @
Sumpter Valley Rwy (Protype RR, Baker City, OR)
We have found that many people interested in
railways are also interested in Mechanical Music, Fairground Organs,
Music Boxes, Player Pianos and the like. If these interest you, then
please also visit these links:
PIZZA - Mighty Wurlitzer Organ -- NEW DVD created by Robinson &
Organ Preservation Society
Society of Great Britain
Instrument Collectors' Association