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Here's a list of my favorite links.
Excursion Trains
Golden Sunset Sierra Railroad
See unspoiled countryside while enjoying first-class meals in the luxuriously restored railroad dining and lounge cars of the Golden Sunset Dinner Train.
Napa Valley Wine Train
The meticulously restored 1917 Pullman Dining Car replete with etched glass, polished brass, fine fabrics and rich mahogany, where you will be pampered with superb meals served with all the detail elements of fine dining.
Skunk Train
Looking for a California train trip? The Skunk train ride runs 40 miles between Fort Bragg on the coast and Willits on US Highway 101. Combine any numbers of trains and schedules to make a memorable visit to the Redwoods.
Model Manufacturers
Atlas produces a vast array of products for the railroad modeller. Some fo their top products include locomotives, rolling stock, and track. They also host a discussion forum for modellers of all scales.
Blair Line Decals
Blair Line creates very modern decal sets including graffiti and signs.
Deluxe Innovations
Deluxe produces rolling stock such as wood chip cars, RoadRailers, and containers.
InterMountain Railway
InterMountain produces the finest quality kits which including etched brass details. Some of the best products are their cylindrical and smoothe side hoppers.
Kato is the premier importer of fine, prototypical N scale engines and rolling stock.
Micro Trains
This company makes some of the highest quality rolling stock with crisp printing and prototypical details.
The largest producer of quality decals for all types of railroad equipment.
N Scale Kits (former Alan Curtis Models)
This is the place to get a variety of intermodal rolling stock. Alan has many kits for double stacks, pup trailers and even spine cars. He always has a new project so check it out!
Richmond Controls
Richmond makes lighting kits for engines, rolling stock, and signals. Visit their site to see what`s new.
Walthers produce models of structures and rolling stock. They also sell every imaginable item from their online store.
Model Retailers
Brooklyn Locomotive Works
Cheap place to buy trains
Caboose Hobbies
Caboose is the Largest model train store in the world and is a great place to visit if you are in Denver. The most impressive section is all of the brass engines along with a large consignment collection.
M.B. Klein
M.B. Klein finally has a website. Their print ads can be seen in a number of magazines and now their low prices can be searched on their website.
N Scale Supply
A great online source of good buys on all N scale equipment.
Wig Wag Trains
Family business with great prices and great service. Highly recommended.
Brian Banna' Modelling Site
Brian is an excellent modeller and is really into scratch building many of his locomotives. He has a great article on making exhaust fan blades stand out on your engines. He models the Utah Railway along with some other roads with unique units.
Model Railroad Hobbyist
An excellent online interactive magazine. Check it out!
Tunnel 13
Site with pictures of the prototype around the Northern California and Southern Oregon area.
California Northern
David Epling`s site with many shots of CFNR engines from different angles. Great for modeling!
Chicago Northwestern Roster
Comprehensive collection of roster shots of CNW locomotives.
CNW Iowa Site
Good collection of CNW photos from an avid railfan.
CSX Photo Archives
CSX site with thousands of photographs of CSX locomotives covering every model operated by the railroad and in every paint scheme worn by each.
DRGW Information and Photos
Denver & Rio Grande Western information
Espee Modelers
This is one of the original sources for Southern Pacific photos and information.
Fallen Flag Railroad Photos
Huge site with photos from over 600 railroads. It's an excellent source for prototype images you can't find anywhere else.
Kern Junction Gallery
Kern Junction is a collection of images by Kevin Stevens. Kern Juction is located in the valley of California with a primary focus on Tehachapi Loop and surrounding shortlines.
Lee Gautreaux's Freight Cars Photos (SP and more)
A great resource for rosters and freight car photos of Southern Pacific, Cotton Belt, Rio Grande, Golden West Service and more.
Motive Power Review
Large archive with many unique photos of Class 1 and lease units. There is also a full link list to other sites dedicated to any railroad imaginable.
Northern California SP Connection
This site is a great resource for finding images of many SP, SSW, and DRGW units.
This site is a good place to find in-depth information on what has been going on in the world of railroading in the northwest. There are quite a few contributors to this site that provide some great pictures and editorials.
Rail Photography by Norman Worthington
Photos taken around the Mount Shasta area.
Railroad Picture Archives
A truly great website to find photos of any piece of railroad equipment. Search the Rolling Stock page by reporting mark and by car type. Over 200,000 photos to search!
Rails Around the Bay
Frank Caron`s site
Robert Morris Photography
This site was really an inspiration to me. "Photo Bob" Morris has been taking pictures of the areas I also love to shoot and he's been doing it for decades. I check here at least once a week because he always updates his page on Sundays with a new photo from his vast archives
Sam Reeves Photography
Sam's website has lots of great railroad photos in color, black & white and even infrared. Takes some time to peruse his newly updated website.
Wisconsin Railfan Photo Gallery
Comprehensive collection of photos of Wisconsin Central engines along with other railroads in the surrounding area.
Prototype Information
Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society
New website for the Dunsmuir Depot! Check the calendar for current events.
Tom Fassett
Cotton Belt diesel roster
Railroad Discussion Forum
Atlas Forum
The most active N scale discussion forum.
A very active N Scale community
This site has the most active discussion lists including Western, Eastern and Model boards. There are also two webcams located at Dunsmuir and Tehachapi.
Websites using Railfan Website Administration Tool
Website displaying John Dziobko Jr.'s photographs over the past 6 decades…in color!
Photos from the heartland! This is the second implementation of the Railfan Website Admin Application.
Indiana photographer capturing images of trains, farm equipment and small towns.

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