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Narrow Gauge Railroads of Hawaii.


Common Carrier Railroads.

Ahukini Terminal & Railway Company.
30" Gauge.
Island of Kaua'i.
Hawaiian Railway Company.
36" Gauge.
Island of Hawai'i.
Kahului Railway.
36" Gauge.
Island of Maui.
Ko'olau Railway.
36" Gauge. Projected to connect Heeia with the Oahu Ry at Kahuka. Only reached Kahana, 10 miles away. The line purchased was purchased by the Kahuka Plantation in 1931 and common carrier status abandoned in 1932. Operated as an extension of the plantation operation until 1954.
Kahuku to Kahana, Island of Oahu. 1905 - 1932
Oahu Railway & Land Co.
36" Gauge. Constructed by Benjamin Dillingham initially to service the developing community around Pearl City. In 1892 the line connected to the sugar mill in Ewa and would be extended to Kahuku by 1899. During WWII the OR&L served as a vital link in U.S. Naval operations on the island. Common carrier operations ceased in 1947. Trackage around Honolulu harbor remained in operation under the name Oahu Railway until 1971.
Honolulu to Kahuku, Island of Oahu. 1889 - 1971

Logging Railroads.

Hawaiian Mahogany Company.
36" Gauge.
Hilo, Island of Hawai'i.

Mining.

Halawa Quarry.
Unknown Gauge.
Honolulu, Island of Oahu.
Mo’ili’ili Quarry.
Unknown Gauge.
Honolulu, Island of Oahu.
Nanakuli Quarry.
Unknown Gauge.
Nanakuli, Island of Oahu.

Industrial Railroads.

Grove Farm Company Ltd.
30" Gauge.
Island of Kaua'i. 1895 - 1957
Honolulu Plantation Company.
36" Gauge.
Aiea, Island of Oahu.
McBryde Sugar Company.
30" Gauge.
Island of Kaua'i.
U.S. Navy, Pearl Harbor.
36" Gauge. Several short rail lines were operated by the U.S Navy to move fuel and supplies among the facilities in and around Pearl Harbor. After the Oahu Railway & Land Co. was abandoned in December 1947 the Navy purchased and operated trackage between Lualualei, West Loch and Pearl Harbor.
Pearl Harbor, Island of Oahu. 1909 - 1972
Waiahole Water Company.
36" Gauge. Short railroad constructed to lay water lines in the Waiahole Mountains on Oahu. The railroad operated a unique floating wye track to turn their locomotive.
Island of Oahu.
Waianae Sugar Company.
30" Gauge.
Makaha, Lualualei, and Wai'anae, Island of Oahu. 1880 - 1947

Transit Lines.

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Oddities.

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Tourist.

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