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.
Forum Changes. Fri, 22 Nov 2013
In the past few weeks several large websites were hacked and their passwords databases stolen. Since that time, the number of spam postings has increased thanks to this new pool of email addresses. For the time being I have disabled self registrations for the forum. New registrations will have to be activated by the Admins […] Read More...
Apollo Mining Company. - By Gabe Emerson.
Tonopah Railroad. - By Randy Hees.
Modoc Lumber Co. - By Randy Hees.
The Image Gallery now has over 1200 items! We are still working to get item descriptions and previously posted items restored as time allows. We have added the ability to link off site images in the albums. As some of you are aware, images that get digitized often lack the care of research a railroad historian might give them. Often, students or interns try to describe the image as best as possible, other times a caption might be completely inaccurate to begin with. Off site linking will allow us to help get these images organized and easier to find despite this obstacle.
"Kyle's Corner" has now become "Curator's Corner".
Added: "The Bloggery", our new Blog.
Many broken links have been repaired.
San Joaquin & Sierra Nevada - Now includes yard trackage in Lodi, as depicted in Sanborn maps.
Apollo Mining Company - Added.
Tonopah Railroad - Added.