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W elcome to PacificNG.com, 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 & Tahoem 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.

07/30/2015

New Sections.

Pajaro Valley Consolidated.
By John Hall.

Nevada Short Line Railway.
By Greg Maxwell.

Mountain Copper Company - Quartz Hill Railroad.
By Greg Maxwell.

Calico Railroad.
By Randy Hees.

Seattle Coal & Transportation Co.
By Randy Hees.

U.S. Potash Railroad.

New Map.

Pajaro Valley Consolidated.
By John Hall.

Map Updates.

Nevada County Narrow Gauge.
By Andrew Brandon.
Updated to include field research by John Barnhill.

Bodie & Benton Railway.
By Craig Hoefer.