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Helpful Railroad Research Information

For further research on the B&O Railroad, Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, Western Maryland Railway, and other mid-Atlantic lines, you may wish to contact the following historical societies:

For research on other major railroads, you may wish to contact the following museums and historical societies:
  • Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum
    1300 Ninth Ave.
    Altoona, PA 16602
    Phone: (814) 946-0834
     
  • Amtrak Historical Society
    Hopper-Car1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 350
    Chicago, IL 60622
     
  • California State Railroad Museum
    111 "I" Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 445-7387
     
  • Chicago & North Western Historical Society
    P.O. Box 1270
    Sheboygan, WI 53082-1230
     
  • Colorado Railroad Museum
    17155 W. 44th Ave.
    Golden, CO 80402
    Phone: (303) 279-4591
     
  • Conrail Historical Society
    P.O. Box 38
    Walnutport, PA 18088-0038
     
  • Erie Lackawanna Historical Society
    C1775 Caboose1 La Malfa Rd.
    Randolph, NJ 07869
     
  • Illinois Central Railroad Historical Society
    PO Box 288
    Paxton, IL 60957
     
  • Illinois Railway Museum
    P.O. Box 427
    Union, IL 60180
    Phone: (815) 923-4391
     
  • Monon Railroad Historical and Technical Society
    P.O. Box 68
    Ladoga, IN 47954-0068
     
  • Museum of America's Freedom Trains
    27144 Twenty Mule Team Rd.
    Boron, CA 93516
     
  • Museum of Transportation 
    3015 Barrett Station Rd.
    St. Louis, MO 63122
    Passenger Car on TurntablePhone: (314) 965-7998
     
  • National New York Central Railroad Museum
    P.O. Box 1708
    721 S. Main Street
    Elkhart, IN 46515
    Phone: (219) 294-3001
     
  • National Railroad Museum
    2285 S. Broadway
    Green Bay, WI 54304-4832
    Phone: (920) 437-7623
     
  • National Railway Historical Society
    P.O. Box 58547
    Philadelphia, PA 19102-8547
     
  • Nevada State Railroad Museum
    2180 S. Carson St.
    Carson City, NV 89701
    Phone: (702) 687-6953
     
  • New York Central System Historical Society 
    Box Car 17001P.O. Box 81184
    Cleveland, OH 44181-0184
     
  • North Carolina Transportation Museum
    P.O. Box 44
    411 South Salisbury Ave.
    Spencer, NC 28159
    Phone: (704) 636-2889
     
  • Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society
    P.O. Box 712
    Altoona, PA 16603-0712
     
  • Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
    P.O. Box 15
    Strasburg, PA 17579
    Phone: (717) 687-8629
     
  • The Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society
    Santa Fe Ry. Historical and Modeling Society
    P.O. Box 94
    Derby, KS 67037
     
  • Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society 
    Crane-carP.O. Box 93697
    Pasadena, CA 91109-3697
     
  • Southern Railway Historical Society
    P.O. Box 204094
    Augusta, GA 30917-4094
     
  • Steamtown National Historic Site
    150 S. Washington Ave.
    Scranton, PA 18503
    Phone: (717) 340-5200
     
  • Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
    4119 Cromwell Rd.
    Chattanooga, TN 37421
    Phone: (423) 894-8028
     
  • Union Pacific Historical Society
    P.O. Box 4006
    Cheyenne, WY 82003-4006

     
  • Virginia Museum of Transportation
    303 Norfolk Ave. S.W.
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    Phone: (540) 342-5670

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