Links to other websites

Here are a sampling of other sites from both the rail transit and the railway preservation fields. Inclusion of a link on this page does not constitute an endorsement.

Streetcar & Other Transit Links

Links to individual systems are now on our Streetcar Systems pages  

Adaptive Engineering Wheelchair Lift for accessing railcars

American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

APTA Streetcar Subcommittee

APTA Streetcar Subcommittee Standards Page

Bring Back the Streetcars! From the Free Congress Foundation  

Bendigo Tramways parts and complete trolleys for sale (click on tram / trolley parts)

Brookville Equipment Corporation complete trolleys and trucks for sale

Federal Transit Administration

Gomaco Trolley Company parts and complete trolleys for sale

Human Transit Blog

      Light Rail Central

Light Rail Now

Light Rail Transit Association Publishers of Tramways & Urban Transport magazine

Light Rail NL - Light Rail Atlas

Mass Transit Magazine (APTA Streetcar Subcommittee project website)

National Corridors Initiative

New Electric Railway Journal (on-line magazine)

Newstead Tramcars- Australian Birney-type trolleys for sale

NYC Subway Resources- World Transit Systems

Project for Public Spaces

Rail Transit Online Newsletter (now part of Railway Gazette International)

Reconnecting America- Center for Transit Orientated Development

Transportation Research Board

TIG/m / Modern Street Railways Battery powered circulator trolleys

Trams of Australia

Trams in France    

Railway Preservation

Association of Railway Museums (ARM)

      Ballarat Tramway Museum

Bendigo Tramways

      Cable Car Home Page

California State Railroad Museum

Colorado Railroad Museum

Cyberspace World Railway Directory of Rail Websites

Electric City trolley Museum

Illinois Railway Museum

      Mid Continent Railway Museum
      Minnesota Streetcar Museum

Museum of Transport, St. Louis

Cyberspace World Railway Directory of Rail Websites

North Carolina Transportation Museum

National Railway Museum, York, England

Nevada State Railroad Museum

Orange Empire Railway Museum

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Railroader's Memorial Museum, Altoona

Railway Preservation News

Seashore Trolley Museum


Surviving North American Steam Locomotives

Shore Line Trolley Museum

      Tourist Railway Association

UK Heritage Railways-Glossary & Technical Pages


Railway Research

      Baldwin Locomotive Collection- DeGolyer Library, SMU

J.G. Brill Company order books-Historical Society of Pennsylvania

      "The Birney Car" book by Harold Cox (online)
      Central Electric Railfans Association (CERA)
      Cincinnati Car Company Collection, Indiana Historical Society
      DOT On-Line Library: Investigations  of Railroad Accidents 1911-1966
      Interurban Carbuilders of the US      
      Pennsylvania Railroad Standard Plans one of many items from Rob' Pennsy home page
      Preserved North American Electric Cars Complete roster of preserved electric cars
      The Pullman Project- Pullman passenger car database
      Railroad Car Builders (comprehensive list), from the Mid-Continent Railway Museum Site

Santa Fe Railway Subjects (includes data on surviving structures, etc.)

      Significant Extant Railroad Structures of North America
      St. Louis Car Co. Collection, Washington University
      Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps- EDR
      Survey of Railway Cars and Locomotives Listed on the National Register

General Museum


American Association of Museums (AAM)

American Association for State and Local History

California Association of Museums

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Conservation & Collection Management

ARM Recommended Practices

Ballarat Tramway Museum Collection Policy

Ballarat Tramway Fleet Conservation Policy

      Canadian Conservation Institute
      Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) 
       Museum Assessment Program (MAP) 
      NPS Conserve O Grams

NPS Preservation Briefs

      Orange Empire Railway Museum Collection Policy
      Project Manager's Guide to Railcar Restoration Planning (pdf)
      Welsh Color & Conservation Inc. (paint analysis)

     Related Preservation Fields

Documenting Historic Aviation Properties, from NPS

Martin J. Donnelly Antique Tools (reprints of old trade and tool books)

      Heritage Preservation

Historic American Engineering Record

USS Midway (aircraft carrier) Museum

Mystic Seaport

      National Maritime Initiative

National Trust for Historic Preservation

National Register of Historic Places

Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Vessel Preservation Projects

      Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties

Society for Industrial Archeology

US Air Force Museum, Wright-Patterson AFB

Links checked and updated 8/26/09


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