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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.

“Glenbrook” Steam Up Celebration. Wed, 13 May 2015
On May 23rd the Nevada State Railroad Museum will be hosting a special event showcasing the first public steam even featuring Carson & Tahoe Lumber & Fluming #1 “Glenbrook”. Restoration of the “Glenbrook” back to an as-delivered 1875 appearance was a project spanning several decades involving careful research and hard work by NSRM volunteers. To celebrate the museum […] Read More...

Site Updates.


New Sections.

Eureka Mill Railroad.
By Cliff Jennings.

Iron Mountain Railway.
By Greg Maxwell.

New Files.

Masury's Liquid Paints 1877. PDF icon 6.8 MB
From: The Library Of Congress. Digitized By PacificNG.

Iron Mountain Railway - Equipment Roster. PDF icon 45 KB
Compiled by Greg Maxwell.