Central California RailLinks

If you know of a link that is not in this area, and should be, or you find one of these links are broken...please e-mail David Epling and I will put it in. ALL LINKS VERIFIED AS OF Jan 8, 2006.


Hoghead Hats - Home of the best railroad baseball caps available anywhere
Regional & Shortline Railroad List - Newly revived guide to North America's Regional and Shortline Railroads
Unofficial California Northern Website - Homage to the California Northern
Unofficial Central California Traction Website - Homage to the Central California Traction


5623 Homepage - Home page of Howard Wise and Errol Ohmann's SP Black Widow #5623
David Coscia's SP Homepage - Tons of SP Depot Information
Dan's Depot - Dan Klitzing brings us the SP's Coast Line
Joe's Southern Pacific Site - Excellent Southern Pacific site
Nor-Cal SP Connection - John Barnhill's Roster and photo listing of the Southern Pacific
Siskiyou Page - Joe Fugate's SP page dedicated to the Siskiyou crossing
Southern Pacific Page - Richard Percy's Southern Pacific Page, Arguably the BEST SP site on the Internet
SP Postcards - Postcard Views of the Southern Pacific's Shasta Route
SP Trains Page - Jim Lancaster's site with tons of SP Historical Photos


BNSF in New Mexico - Michael Kern's Well done website in New Mexico
Milepost 1147.2 - Glenn and Roni Gehlke's Excellent site dedicated to BNSF's Stockton Sub
Q Station Website - James Czarnecki's Extremely Comprehensive ATSF/BNSF Website
Santa Fe Super Fleet Photo Archives - Charles Biehl's roster picture site
Santa Fe Subjects - Evan Werkema has placed his Santa Fe Knowledge on a Website


Kishacoquillas Valley Railroad - Pennsylvania Fallen Flag
My Western Pacific Homepage - The MOTHER of all Western Pacific Pages by Frank Brehm.
Sacramento Northern On-Line
- Garth Groff has set up everything you ever wanted to know about the SN
Tidewater Southern Homepage - Eugene Vicknair has all you ever wanted to know about the TS
Virtual Western Pacific Museum - Alan Radecki set this WP virtual tour
Westside Lumber - Michael Azzarello's homage to Westside Lumber and logging Railroads


Electro-Motive Division - Official Homepage of EMD
Friends of the 4449 - Official homepage of Former Southern Pacific GS4 #4449
Onward's Roster page - All-time roster of Canadian and Northwestern US Shortline and Regional Railroads
Steam Locomotives - Wes Barris has compiled a listing of Surviving Steam Locomotives
The Diesel Shops AKA Motive Power Rosters - Craig Rutherford runs MPR. contains rosters and photos of American Railroads.
Ultimate Steam Page - W. Hugh Odom Explains Steam in detail here


California Zephyr - Clark Bauman, this guy has excellent pictures of the central valley
Frank's Bay Area Page - Frank Caron's Page dedicated to San Francisco Bay Area Railfanning
Funnelfan's Railfan Site - Ted Curphey shows you all you need to know about the Pacific Northwest
Kern Junction Photo Gallery - Photos from around Bakersfield, California
Mountain West Rail - Paul Birkholtz's guide to Railfanning the great mountain ranges of the west
Somewhere West of Denver - Chuck Donaldson's website dedicated to Western U.S. Railfanning


Roger's World - Roger Miller's dedication to steam and speeders


Central PA Railfan Guide - Mike Mandichak tells everything you ever needed to know about Central PA
Grade Crossing - Richard Ahrens Brings us pictures and Information from the Northeastern US
Norfolk Southern Pictures - Photo archives of Norfolk Southern Units
Stan's Railpix - A Rail Photo gallery of original images, with most taken in the Phila. Pa. area.
wa1rka's Stockton Tower & Maine Junction - John Manter has moved to Maine. this is the home of the HamRadio/railfans Webring & Email list


Dave's Electric Railroads - Dave Mewhinney's Homage to Electrified Railroads
Light Rail Fans - Jim Middleton's Light Rail Page
Transit Rider - James Mohler brings us pictures, trivia, and history of Rapid Transit on the West Coast of the US


America Rail Action - Brent Frerck's homage to American Railroading
Brian F. Case's Railroad Site - Brian's Pictures of Trains and Other RR subjects
Cyber Space World Railroad - Probably the oldest known page to all railfans
Dan's Wig Wag page - Dan Furtado is listing surviving Wig Wags in California
Don Ross Photos - Don Ross' Excellent rail photo's website, also home to the Railphoto list
Photos of Trains -
NEW - Marco Ruggeri's excellent photo website from his office...an Italian Locomotive.
RailroadForums - Bob Harbison's Railroad information and Forum website
Railroad Paintshop - Joshua Moldover has paintable gifs that you can download and paint in your favorite colors
Railroad Maps - The US Government has a Railroad Map database, here is the URL
Railserve - Railroad-related Search Engine
Railway Technical Webpage - Piers Conner has put together a website detailing how railroad machinery works
TrainNet Links - Very Large listing of other Railroad Websites
Trainweb - Steve Grande's page, has Webcam located at Fullerton, large railfan info site


ARCHES - American Railway Caboose Historical Education Society, Inc.
Burlington Route H & T - Chicago Burlington & Quincy Historical & Technical Society
Chesapeake & Ohio H & T - Chesapeake & Ohio Historical & Technical Society
Electric Railways H & T - Electrical railways of Southern California (PE etc.)
R.I.T.S. - Rock Island Technical Society
Santa Fe H & T Society - ATSF's Historical and Technical Society
Seattle & North Coast H & T Society - Seattle & North Coast Historical & Technical Society Website
Southern Pacific H & T Society - Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society
Union Pacific H & T Society - Union Pacific Historical & Technical Society Website
Western Pacific H & T Society - Western Pacific Historical & Technical Society


California State Railroad Museum - Located in Old Sacramento
Cass Scenic Railroad - Tourist Railroad in West Virginia, featuring Shay operations
Golden Gate Railroad Museum - Museum in San Francisco, home of SP 2472
Gopher State Railway Museum - New Railroad Museum in New Prague Minnesota
Grand Canyon Railway - Steam railroad that runs from Williams, Arizona To the Grand Canyon
Maine Narrow Gauge RR - Operating narrow gauge museum in Portland Maine
Napa Valley Wine Train - Tourist Run through the Napa Valley, stops at various wineries for tasting
Niles Canyon Railway - Operating over the remnants of the SP from Sunol CA to Niles CA
Roaring Camp & Big Trees - Shay Operations just outside of Santa Cruz, California
Railway Preservation News - If it is being preserved, this is the Website that will tell you all about it
Seashore Trolley Museum - Excellent Traction Museum in Kennebunkport Maine
Sierra Railroad Dinner Train - Sierra Railroad's Golden Sunset Dinner train running out of Oakdale CA.
Silver Creek & Stephenson - Operating Museum near Rockford Ill. Featuring a Heisler
The Skunk Train - California Western's Tourist operation from Willits to Fort Bragg California
Sonoma Train Town - Miniature railroad attraction in Sonoma California
South Carolina Railroad Museum - South Carolina's Railroad Museum Website
Western Pacific Railroad Museum
- Official home of the Feather River Rail Society and the Western Pacific Museum at Portola CA
Western Railway Museum - Trolley Operations and museum near Fairfield California
Yolo Shortline Railroad - Steam operations between Woodland and Sacramento California


ACE Homepage
Amtrak Homepage
American Shortline & Regional Railroad Association
BC Rail Homepage
BNSF Homepage
California Operation Lifesaver
Canadian National Railways Homepage
Canadian Pacific Railway Homepage
Central California Traction
CSX Homepage
Kansas City Southern
Move the Tracks
Norfolk Southern Homepage
Operation Lifesaver
Santa Fe Southern Railway
Stockton Terminal & Eastern
Tri County Rail Company
Union Pacific Homepage


Unofficial California Northern Website - Homage to the California Northern
Unofficial Central California Traction Website - Homage to the Central California Traction
Unofficial D&RGW Homepage - Keith Williams Homage to the Denver and Rio Grande Western
Unofficial D&RGW Website - Kevin Morgan has another Homage to the D&RGW
Unofficial Tidewater Southern Homepage - Homage to the Tidewater Southern


A & R Productions - Steam Videos and Downloadable Demos
Altamont Press - Home of Regional Timetables and daily railnews updates
Grand Scales Quarterly - Journal for 12" gauge & larger RR's
Mainline Motion Pictures - Great Steam Videos, I've seen a couple of these
Pentrex Videos - Pentrex, publishers of Videos
Rails N Shafts - Books and videos for the railfan
Silver Star Art Studios - Naval and Railroad paintings


Abracadata - Makers of Train Engineer, Design Your Own Railroad, Etc.
Albion Software - Makers of Ship It!!, model railroad shipping software
Challenge Products - Makers of RRSwitch, Freight Train, and Trolley Time Challenge
CTI Electronics - Turn your PC into a complete CTC Facility
Cybertrains.org - Comprehensive Model Railroader Website
DigiTraxx - The Granddaddy of DCC
RR Track - Makers of Model Railroad Design Software
Sandia Software - Makers of CADrail
Signal Associates - Makers of Train Dispatcher 2 and 3 Simulation
Traincom - Traincom Computer operation software


Athearn - Quality affordable HO scale rolling stock and locomotives
Atlas Model Railroad Company - Makers of fine track, rolling stock, locomotives, and structures
Bachmann Industries - Bachmann's Website...Kind of a weak one for a commercial site
GATS - Great American Train Show, Model Railroad shows all over the United States
Grand Canyon Railway Station of Cyberspace - Commonly known as Con-Cor
Kadee - Kadee cars and couplers for all scales of model railroads
Life-Like - Makers of quality N and HO locomotives
Micro-Mark - Micro-Mark, Scale modeling tools and kits
Micro Trains - Home of the Automatic Coupler and awesome N-scale rolling stock
Microscale - MicroScale Decals for all scales and models
MRIA - Model Railroad Industry Association, keep track of new stuff coming out
RailDreams - Custom built model train Layouts to your specifications
Rail Graphics - Makers of Custom Decals for all scales
RealRoad - Spreadable paste that is supposed to revolutionalize Roadmaking


Caboose Hobbies - Denver's Finest model railroad hobby Shop
Dave's Trains - Dave's Trains located in New Jersey, check them out
Daylight Sales - Hats, Shirts Pictures Etc.
Discount Trains Online - Discount Trains Online Model Railroading Hobby Shop
Flying Scotsman Hobbies - Hobby Shop in Poughkeepsie NY
High Sierra Hobbies - Arguably the BEST Hobby shop in Reno and Northern Nevada
HobbyTown USA - National chain of Railroad hobby stores
Model Railroad Mall - Walthers on-line hobby shop
N Scale Supply - For Your N-scale needs
Railroad Hobbies - Roseville's (and I think) Northern California's best hobby shop
Roger's Railroad Junction - Lodi's best, and in my opinion Stockton's best also!
The Caboose - Brass is their specialty...all scales
TrainWorld - Large Scale is the specialty here
Watt's Train Shop - Specializing in Large scale models
Whistle Stop - Pasadena's finest, the Original Whistle Stop railroad Hobby shop


California Valley Lines - Bill Coleman's Freelanced Layout
Capitol City "N" gineers - Madison, Wisconsin N-Trak club
Cooper Creek & Brunswick - Dean Pausley's Freelanced layout
Kingsbury Branch - Bill Denton's Milwaukee Road's Kingsbury Branch, featured in Model Railroader's May 98
Orange Belt Lines - Bob Russell's layout, site has some great pictures of the layout
Pacific Desert Lines - The mother of all N-Scale layouts, The San Diego Society of N-Scale
Valley N-Trak of Connecticut - Valley N-Trak of Connecticut's homepage


Boulder Model Railroad Club - Just as it says, Boulder Model Railroad Club
Diablo Valley Lines - Walnut Creek California, one of the largest I have ever seen
Golden State Lines - Featuring Layouts in 3 Scales, the Golden State Model Railroad Museum
Highland Pacific - Highland Park Society of Model Railroad Engineers, Inc
Montgomery & San Joaquin - Freelanced layout depicting Central California
San Diego Railroad Museum - Home of the Tehachapi Loop in HO scale
San Luis Obispo Model Railroad Club - HO Modular club utilizing the new Freemo Standards
Sierra Pacific - Pasadena Model Railroad Club, one of the largest HO scale layouts around
Silicon Valley Lines - Silicon Valley's own HO scale Layout


Animators and Railroads - This site has rare pictures of Walt Disney's Live Steam home layout
Sacramento Valley Live Steamers - Very large live steam set-up in Rancho Cordova
Train Mountain RR - Live steam in the Pacific Northwest

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