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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.

We Lose one of our own…. Sat, 08 Feb 2014
Tom Armstrong died in Mid December in Pennsylvania where he had retired several years before. Here among western railroad historians, Tom was known for his love of, and research on the Nevada California Oregon (NCO) railroad, and its related lines…  He was The expert of record on these lines… a title of honor earned by […] Read More...

Site Updates.


We are pleased to announce Jeff Livingston as a contributor. Jeff is a historian involved with the Hawaiian Railway Society and has contributed two new articles to the site. Welcome Jeff!

California & Nevada Railroad. - By John Hall.

Koolau Railway. - By Jeff Livingston.

Oahu Railway & Land Co. - By Jeff Livingston.

Map Updates.

All map pages are currently in the process of being upgraded to utilize the Google Maps API. New features include enhanced controls and a full screen viewing option. We hope you enjoy the change.

California & Nevada Railroad - Added.

Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge, 1916 - Added.