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Links to other useful sites The official Web site for the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (Park overview, lodging information & prices, etc.).
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad (the folks who operate the trains at Cass and other railroads in West Virginia).  Site includes train schedules and prices. Information about all types of geared steam locomotives. Detailed information about Climax geared locomotives. This site deals with the railroads in northern West Virginia, including information on CSX, Norfolk Southern and the short line railroads in this region. Lots of detailed information about Shay locomotives. Very extensive Web site covering the Buffalo Creek and Gauley Railroad and the Elk River Coal & Lumber Company in Clay County, W. Va. West Virginia Railroad museum in Elkins (about 60 miles from Cass).  This new operation is collecting lots of WV railroad equipment for eventual display.  They are also restoring track access to downtown Elkins for D&GVRR excursions. Interesting site that describes a Climax locomotive currently being restored in Australia. Commercial site with over 10,000 links to other railroad-related sites.
This is not really a logging railroad site, but it is an interesting site suggested by an 8-year old budding railfan who recently rode the NYC subway and then found this Web site.
Another link recommended by an 11-year-old railfan.  The link isn't directly related to logging railroads, but contains information of interest to model railroading enthusiasts.

This link to a good trolley, tram and streetcar site was provided by Meg, a K-8 student in Wyoming.
A good article on the history of railroad construction disputes that includes many links to related pages for those who want to dig deeper. Thanks to Ethan for providing this link.
A printing company's website, but it contains information about railroad signs and links to many other sites related to railroad safety. Thanks to Liam and Jack for providing this link.
Contains a brief history of railroads in Texas and many links to other sites with useful railroad history. Thanks to Ethan for providing this link.

A transportation company's interesting site describing the nation's westward expansion, including the Transacontinental Railroad. Thanks to Marissa for providing this link.

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