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Colorado
Antontito
Conejos Museum
PO Box 86
Antontito CO 81120
Phone 719 376-2355
Web Site http://www.museumtrail.org/ConejosMuseum.asp
Description Scheduled to open soon, home of Cumbres & Toltec Railroad
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad

Colorado
Cripple Creek
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge RR
520 E Carr Avenue
Cripple Creek CO 80813
Phone 719 689-2640
Web Site www.cripplecreekrailroad.com
Description trip to ghost town
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/12/2003

Colorado
Denver
The Ski Train
PO Box 481234
Denver CO 80248
Phone 303 296-4754
Web Site www.skitrain.com
Description train to the ski area at Winter Park, passes through 6 mile tunnel
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/12/2003

Colorado
Durango
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge RR
479 Main Avenue
Durango CO 81301
Phone
970 247-2733
Web Site
www.durangotrain.com
Toll Free 888 872-4607
Description tour through San Juan National Forest to historic mining town on line that has been modeled more than any other in the country
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/12/2003

  CO

  Georgetown

  Georgetown Loop Railroad, Inc

  1111 Rose Street

  PO Box 217

  Georgetown CO  80444    

  Phone   303 569-2403

  Web Site  www.georgetownloop.com/

  Toll Free  888 RAILS 4U

  Description  operated Royal Gorge Railroad Route

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Train Ride

  New or Updated:  3/17/2006



Colorado
Leadville
Leadville, Colorado & Southern RR
PO Box 916
Leadville CO 80461
Phone 719 486-3936
Web Site www.leadville-train.com
Description 23 mile ride climbs to 11,000 feet through mining area
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/12/2003

Colorado
Manitou Springs
Manitou & Pike's Peak Railway
PO Box 351
Manitou Springs CO 80829
Phone 719 685-5401
Web Site www.cograilway.com
Description cog railway to 14,000 foot top of Pike's Peak at the Continental Divide
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/12/2003

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  Connecticut
East Haven
Shore Line Trolley Museum
17 River Street
East Haven CT 06512
Phone 203 467-6927
Web Site http://www.bera.org/
E-mail mailto:berasltm@aol.com
Description oldest operating museum in the US, 100 trolleys, 3 mile rides, car restoration shop
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Collection N-Z Trolleys

Connecticut
Essex
Valley Railroad
PO Box 452
Essex CT 06426
Phone 860 767-0103
Web Site www.valleyrr.com
Toll Free 800 377-3987
Description narrated tour includes riverboat ride after train
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/12/2003

Connecticut
Thomaston
Naugatuck Railroad
PO Box 400
Thomaston CT 06787
Phone
860 283-7245
Web Site
www.rmne.org
Description 20 mile ride through industrial heritage area along river
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Owner/Operator: Railroad Museum of New England
Last changed: 01/12/2003

 

  Delaware
Wilmington
Wilmington & Western Railroad
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington DE 19808
Phone 302 998-1930
Web Site www.wwrr.com
Description Steam or diesel trains
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
 
  Florida
Fort Myers
Seminole Gulf Railway
Address
Fort Myers FL
Phone
Web Site www.semgulf.com
Toll Free 800 736-4853
Description view local highlights
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/14/2003

Florida
Miami
Gold Coast Railroad Museum
12450 SW 152nd Street
Miami FL 33177
Phone 305 253-0063
Web Site http://www.goldcoast-railroad.org/
Toll Free 888 608-7246
Description railway museum with 300 pieces of equipment including the Ferdinand Magellan presidential Pullman car
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
New or Updated: 06/15/2003

  FL
 
Mount Dora
 
Mount Dora & Lake Eustis Railway
 
150 W 3rd Avenue
 
Mount Dora  FL  32757    
  Phone   352 383-8878
 
Web Site  http://www.mtdorarailway.com/
 
Description  steam powered trips through Florida tropical & wetland areas
 
Type of Resource   Railway
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Owner/Operator:  Mount Dora & Lake Eustis Railway
 
New or Updated:   1/17/2004


  FL

  Parrish

  Florida Gulf Coast Railroad Museum

  12355 US 301 North

  PO Box 355

  Parrish  FL   34219    

  Phone   941 722-0906

  Web Site  http://www.fgcrrm.org/

  Toll Free  877 869-0800

  Alt Web  http://tickets.frrm.org/

  Description  1950's diesel train ride with air-conditioned lounge cars & open window coaches

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Train Ride

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:  10/20/2005

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  Georgia
Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
241 Depot Street
Blue Ridge GA
Phone 706 632-9833
Web Site www.brscenic
Toll Free 800 934-1898
Description ride through Georgia forests & valleys
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/14/2003
  Hawaii
Ewa
Hawaiian Railway
PO Box 60369 Ewa Station
Ewa HI 96706
Phone
808 681-5461
Web Site www.member.aol.com/_ht_a/hawaiianrailway/
Description 6 1/2 round trip on restored track
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Owner/Operator: Hawaiian Railway Society
Last changed: 01/14/2003

Hawaii
Lahaina
Sugar Cane Train
Address
Lahaina HI
Phone
Web Site
www.sugarcanetrain.com
Toll Free
800 499-2307
Description
travels between Lahaina and resorts
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/14/2003
 

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Iowa
Boone
Boone & Scenic Valley RR
PO Box 603
Boone IA 50036
Phone
Web Site www.scenic-valleyrr.com
Toll Free 800 626-0319
Description trips through Des Moines River Valley
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/15/2003

Iowa
Dennellson
Fort Madison, Farmington & Western
2208 220th Street
Dennellson IA 52625
Phone 319 837-6689
Web Site www.minermfgco.com/minerville/railroad.htm
Description rides through wooded area
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/15/2003

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