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W elcome to, dedicated to the history of narrow gauge railroading in western North America. Our goal is to create a central hub for accurate data, history, imagery, and reference materials relevant to fans of narrow gauge railroading west of the Great Divide. We are proud to host a growing community of historians, curators, authors, artists and others who have been instrumental in what we call a "curated wiki" to collect and share this information with others. You will find an ever growing collection of histories and reference materials relating not only to narrow gauge railroading, but a broad assortment of material showcasing the 19th century.

Latest Blog Post.

Site layout change this weekend.. Fri, 03 Oct 2014
There will be a slight adjustment to our site styling (template) this weekend. This is a long overdue revision and will be the first stage of several upgrades coming to the site over the next few months. You may have noticed the navigation menu to the left has changed color and style, this was the […] Read More...

Site Updates.


This update is overdue, inteded to be announced back in April. You may have discovered the links were live to a couple of these new listings, some of which have been active since that time. That said, we are pleased to announced the following roads have been added:

U.S Navy, Pearl Harbor by Jeff Livingston.

Yellow Pine Mining by Andrew Brandon.

Watsonville Railway & Transportation Co. by Andrew Brandon.

Quartette Mining Co. by Randy Hees.

American Borax Co. by Randy Hees.

Alaska Pulp & Paper Co. compiled by Gabe Emerson.

U.S. Gypsum.

Map Additions and Updates.

U.S. Gypsum by Andrew Brandon - Added.

Watsonville Railway & Navigation by Andrew Brandon - Added.

Yellow Pine Mining Co. by Andrew Brandon - Added.

El Dorado Lime & Mineral Co. by Andrew Brandon - Updated.

Colusa & Lake Railroad by Andrew Brandon - Updated.