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  Railway  AK-CA, CA, CO-IA, ID-MD, ME-MO, MT-NH, NM-NY, OH-ZZ  

 

 

California
Jamestown
Railtown 1897  State Historic Park
PO Box 1250
Jamestown  CA  95327   
 
  Phone  209 984-3953
 
Alt Phone  916 445-6645
 
Web Site  http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=491
 
Description
 
Type of Resource  Railway
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Kind of Activity  Train Rides
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003

California
Los Angeles
Southern California Scenic Railway Association
PO Box 39727
Los Angeles  CA  90039    
  Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.scsra.org/intro.html
 
Description  promotes rail activities & history
 
Type of Resource  Railway
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Nature of Group or Site  Association
 
Collection N-Z  Model Railroad
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003

California
McCloud
Shasta Sunset Dinner Train
PO Box 1199
McCloud CA 96057
Phone
530 964-2142
Web Site
www.shastasunset.com
Toll Free 800 7332141
Description dinner rides in Mount Shasta locale
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Nature of Group or Site Eating
Last changed: 01/12/2003

California
Napa
Napa Valley Wine Train
1275 McKinstry St
Napa CA 94559
Phone 707 253-2111
Web Site http://www.winetrain.com/
Toll Free 800 427-4124
E-mail mailto:group@winetrain.com;sales@winetrain.com
Description 3 hour tours through vineyard region in vintage cars
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
New or Updated: 07/08/2003

California
Nevada City
Nevada County Traction Co
400 Railroad Avenue
Nevada City CA  95959
Phone 530 265-0896
Web Site http://www.ncgold.com/PlacestoStay/NorthernQueen/nctc.html
Description 1 1/2 hour tour through train relic collection & Chinese Cemetery, concentrates on Chinese immigration during Gold Rush
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Group Identity Chinese
Era 1860

California

Oakdale
Sierra Railroad Golden Sunset Dinner Train
 220 S Sierra Avenue

Oakdale  CA
 
Phone  209 848-2100
 
Web Site  http://www.sierrarailroad.com/index.html
 
Toll Free  800 866-1690
 
Description  38 mile tour with dinner in the Sierra foothills
 
Type of Resource  Railway
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Nature of Group or Site  Eating
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003

  California
 
Poway
 
Poway Midland Railroad
 
14134 Midland Road
 
MAIL PO Box 1244
 
Poway  CA  92074   
 
Phone  858 486-4063
 
Web Site  http://www.powaymidlandrr.org/
 
Description  Group restores, operates & maintains RR & trolley equipment in Old Poway                         Park
 
Type of Resource  Railway
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Kind of Activity  Train Rides
 
Collection N-Z  Trolley
 
Owner/Operator:  Poway-Midland RR Volunteers Inc
 
New or Updated:  07/09/2003

California
Richmond
Golden State Model Railroad Museum
900 Dornan Drive
Richmond CA 94801
Phone 510 234-4884
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Railway
Primary Focus
Railroad
Collection G-M Miniatures

 

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  California
San Diego
Pacific Southwest Railway
1050 Kettner Blvd
San Diego CA 92101
Phone 619 595-3030
Web Site http://www.sdrm.org/
Description group runs San Diego Railroad Museum with 2 depots and library
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Research /Reading Library

 

  San Diego

  San Diego Model Railroad Museum, Inc

  1649 El Prado

  San Diego  CA  92101    

  Phone  619 233-8269

  Web Site www.sdmodelrailroadm.com

  Description  27000 square foot indoor model railroad display

  Type of Resource  Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection G-M  Models

  Owner/Operator:  La Mesa Model Railroad Club

  New or Updated:  1/8/2007

 

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California
Tujunga
Association of Railway Museums
PO Box 370
Tujunga CA 91043
Phone
818 951-9151
Web Site
http://www.railwaymuseums.org/
E-mail
mailto:secretary@railwaymuseums.org
Description
group for railway museums and professionals, contains good list of museums with contacts, link list of railroad-related sites
Type of Resource
Railway
Primary Focus
Railroad
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Association

California
West Sacramento
Yolo Shortline Railroad Co
1583 Enterprise Blvd
West Sacramento CA 95691
Phone 916 372-9777
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Railway
Primary Focus
Railroad
Collection N-Z Vehicle

California
Woodland
Yolo Shortline Railroad Co
341 Industrial Way
Woodland CA 95776
Phone
530 681-1043
Web Site http://www.yslrr.com/
Description scenic and them tours of Sacramento River Valley, line also is functioning freight operator
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Collection N-Z Rolling Stock
New or Updated: 06/16/2003

California
Yreka
Yreka Western Railroad
PO Box 660
Yreka CA 96097
Phone
530 842-4146
Web Site
www.snowcrest.net/yrekawesternrr/
Toll Free
800 973-5277
Description
100+ year old line across the Shasta River
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/12/2003

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