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  Railway  AK-CA, CA, CO-IA, ID-MD, ME-MO, MT-NH, NM-NY, OH-ZZ  
  Idaho
Lewiston
American Freedom Dinner Train
610 Main Street
Lewiston ID 83501
Phone 208 743-2233
Web Site www.americanfreedomdinnertrain.com
Toll Free 888 773-4637
Description 5 hour dinner tour
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/14/2003

Idaho
Meridian
Thunder Mountain Line
PO Box 1335
Meridian ID 83680
Phone
Web Site www.thundermountainline.com
Toll Free 877 432-7245
Description two departure points, two tours
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/14/2003

 

 
Illinois
Freeport
Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad
2954 Walnut Road
PO Box 255
Freeport IL 61032
Phone 815 232-2306
Web Site BROKEN http://users.mwci.net/~trainman/silvercr.htm
Toll Free 800 369-2306
E-mail mailto:trainman@mwci.net
Description Four mile ride behind a Heisler locomotive
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Nature of Group or Site Depot

Illinois
Monticello
Monticello Railway Museum
999 Access Road
PO Box 401
Monticello IL 61856
Phone 217 762-9011
Web Site http://www.prairienet.org/mrm/
Description diesel train rides on weekends
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride

 

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Indiana
Connersville
Whitewater Valley RR
PO Box 406
Connersville  IN  47331
Phone 765 825-2054
Web Site www.whitewatervalleyrr.org
Description trips alongside the towpath of the Whitewater Canal
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/15/2003
 

  IN

  Corydon

  Corydon Scenic Railroad

  210 W Walnut

  Corydon  IN 47112    

  Phone   812 738-8000

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.courier-journal.com/localnews/2004/06/21in/B2-comm0621-6913.html

  Description  CLOSED 2003 see link

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  New or Updated:  11/21/2004
 

  IN

  French Lick

  Indiana Railway Museum

  PO Box 150

  French Lick  IN  47432    

  Phone   812 936-2405

  Web Site  http://www.indianarailwaymuseum.org/

  Toll Free  800 748-7246

  Description  rides through Hoosier National Forest & 2000 foot long tunnel

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Train Ride

  New or Updated: 11/22/2004
 

  IN

  Hesston

  Hesston Steam Museum

  1201 E 1000 N La Porte

  Hesston  IN   46350    

  Phone   219 778-2783

  Web Site  http://www.hesston.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.michigancity.com/Hesston/Hesston.html

  Description  three gauges of steam train for riding, steam powered sawmill, crane, farm

                    equipment

  Type of Resource   Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad
  Kind of Activity:  Train Ride

  New or Updated: 11/16/2004


Indiana

Knightstown
Carthage, Knightstown & Shirley RR
112 W Carey Street
Knightstown IN 46148
Phone 765 345-5561
Web Site www.homestead.,com/cksrailroad
Toll Free 800 345-2704
Description 1 hour round trip tours
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/14/2003

 

  IN

  Noblesville

  Indiana Transportation Museum

  14070 Southwest Freeway

  Box 83

  Noblesville  IN   46061    

  Phone  317 773-6000

  Web Site  www.itm.org

  Description  locomotives, passenger & freight, maintenance equipment, trips on 38

                    mile line

  Type of Resource Railway

  Primary Focus Railroad

  Kind of Activity  Train Rides

  Collection  Arms

  Group Identity  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:  5/6/2006

Indiana
White Pigeon
Little River Railroad
MAIL: 13187 SR 120, Middlebury IN 46540
White Pigeon IN
Phone
219 825-9182
Web Site www.2mm.com/info/rr
Description road trip to Sturgis
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

 
  Kansas
Abilene
Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad
417 South Buckeye
PO Box 744
Abilene KS 67410
Phone 785 263-1077
Web Site http://www.asvrr.org/Pages/Aboutus.html
Toll Free 888 426-6687
E-mail mailto:info@asvrr.org
Description excursion train with 1902 KATY passenger car, open-air gondola cars, rail bus
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride

Kansas
Baldwin City
Midland Railway
PO Box 412
Baldwin City KS 66006
Phone 913 371-3410
Web Site www.midland-ry.org/midland.html
Description woods and farmlands of eastern Kansas
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/15/2003
 
  Kentucky
Hardin
Hardin Southern Railroad
PO Box 20
Hardin KY
Phone 270 437-4555
Web Site www.hsrr.com
Description trips through wooded river valley
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

Kentucky
New Haven
Kentucky Railway Museum, Inc
136 South Main St
PO Box 240
New Haven KY 40051
Phone 502 549-5470
Web Site www.kyrail.org
Description ride through river valley
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

Kentucky
Stearns
Big Fork Scenic Railway
PO Box 368
Stearns KY 42467
Phone
Web Site www.bsfsry.com
Toll Free 800 462-5664
Description through mountain river valley, along cliffs and streams
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/15/2003

  KY
 
Versailles
 
Bluegrass Railroad Museum
 
175 Beasley Court
 
PO Box 27
 
Versailles  KY   40383   
 
Phone   859 873-2476
 
Web Site  http://www.bgrm.org/
 
Toll Free  800 755-2476
 
E-mail  mailto:webmaster@bgrm.org
 
Description  6 mile round trip rides along the former Louisville Southern RR
 
Type of Resource   Railway
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Kind of Activity   Train Ride
 
New or Updated:   6/5/2005

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  Massachusetts
Hyannis
Cape Cod Central Railroad
252 Main Street
Hyannis MA 02601
Phone 508 771-3800
Web Site www.capetrain.com
Toll Free 888 797-7245
Description trips through historic Cape Cod to Sandwich
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003
 

  MD

  Colesville

  National Capital Trolley Museum

  1313 Bonifant Road

  Colesville  MD  20905    

  Phone  301 384-6088

  Web Site www.dctrolley.org

  Description  electric street railway collection, 17 cars from Washington DC &

                    elsewhere, 1 mile operating track

  Type of Resource  Railway

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type Transportation

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  New or Updated:  5/10/2007


Maryland
Cumberland
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
13 Canal Street
Cumberland MD 21502
Phone
Web Site www.wmsrr.com
Toll Free 800 872-4650
Description through mountains, horseshoe curve, tunnel
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

Maryland
Silver Spring
National Capital Trolley Museum
1313 Bonifant Road
Silver Spring MD 20905
Phone 301 384-6088
Web Site www.dctrolley.org
Description operating trolley collection
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Transportation

Maryland
Walkersville
Walkersville Southern Railroad
34 West Pennsylvania Ave
PO Box 651
Walkersville MD 21793
Phone
Web Site
www.wsrr.org
Toll Free
877 363-9777
Description
tour through rural Maryland
Type of Resource
Railway
Primary Focus
Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Last changed: 01/25/2003

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