Darlington Railway Works was established in 1863 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway in the town of Darlington in the north east of England. The main part of the works, the North Road Shops was located on the northeast side of the Stockton and Darlington Railway – now part of the Tees Valley Line. (Wikipedia)
An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or onboard energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor. (Wikipedia)
Train World is a railway museum in Belgium and the official museum of the National Railway Company of Belgium. It is situated in the preserved buildings of Schaarbeek railway station and in a new shed built to its north. (Wikipedia)
Rensselaer Model Railroad Society is the only student-directed community outreach project at Rensselaer Union. The club constructions and operates an HO scale layout that recreates some 40 local scenes from Troy to the Canadian Border, all set in 1950.
We meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday evenings, 7-9 pm, Saturday afternoons, 1-3 pm. Entrance is by the waterfalls behind the Commons. If you ring the doorbell, it can take a long time for us to get upstairs so please be patient. We also host small groups (five or less) to see the layout in a short (5-10 min.) tour, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, noon-5 pm.
Founded by David Burroughs, Roads & Rails Museum celebrates miniature railroads. The museum houses one of the largest miniature world model train displays in the country and is designed to be a fun display of three-dimensional art, combined with sound and movement. It is a miniature world complete with a zoo, circus, working volcano, walk-through mountains, subway, coal mine, castle and towns with moving trains, trolleys, cars and trucks. With a gift shop and much more!
Roads and Rails Museum is a great family-friendly experience that is fun for all ages.
The New Brighton Area Historical Society (NBAHS); the Exchange Hotel in 1891, built to accommodate the cattlemen coming to the stockyards; the Bulwer Junction Depot, now the New Brighton History Center; the stockyards at the turn of the century; and the railroad, all of which helped put New Brighton on the map.
The Valdez Railroad Tunnel was hand-cut starting in 1905. Nine companies were battling to take advantage of the short route from the coast to copper country. Progress on the tunnel was interrupted and after a gun battle, construction halted and the tunnel was never finished. You can read about the tunnel and these events in Rex Beach’s novel, The Iron Trail. (Matterport)
Located in the small town of Elbe in beautiful Washington State is a heritage railroad south of Mount Rainier National Park. Passengers enjoy steam train rides through the forest and across the glacial fed Upper Nisqually River to a museum located in Mineral, Washington. Museum exhibits offer a chance to explore a comprehensive collection of steam logging locomotives and discover the stories behind the pioneers of railroad logging camps in the early to mid-1900’s. Excursions and museum visits are scheduled on summer and fall weekends with thrilling holiday excursions each winter! (Mount Rainier Railroad & Logging Museum)