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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.

The Slim Princess Reunion. Wed, 03 May 2017
The Carson & Colorado Railway and the Laws Railroad Museum are excited to announce the return of Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Locomotive #18 to the only remaining SP narrow gauge track for the “Slim Princess Reunion” September 22-24, 2017 at the Laws Railroad Museum in Bishop Ca. #18 will operate numerous trips over the track […] Read More...

Site Updates.

New Articles.


Waianae Sugar Company by Randy Hees.

Sierra Nevada Wood & Lumber Company by Andrew Brandon.



Nevada County Narrow Gauge by Andrew Brandon.

New File.


Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Timetable no. 156 (Feb 20, 1938).
PacificNG Collection.



Quartette Mining Company by Randy Hees.