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Links to other useful sites

www.cassrailroad.com The official Web site for the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (Park overview, lodging information & prices, etc.).
mountainrailwv.com
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad (the folks who operate the trains at Cass and other railroads in West Virginia).  Site includes train schedules and prices.
www.gearedsteam.com Information about all types of geared steam locomotives.
www.climaxlocomotives.com Detailed information about Climax geared locomotives.
www.wvrail.railfan.net This site deals with the railroads in northern West Virginia, including information on CSX, Norfolk Southern and the short line railroads in this region. 
www.shaylocomotives.com Lots of detailed information about Shay locomotives.
www.buffalocreekandgauley.com Very extensive Web site covering the Buffalo Creek and Gauley Railroad and the Elk River Coal & Lumber Company in Clay County, W. Va.
www.wvrailmuseum.com 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.
www.puffingbilly.com.au Interesting site that describes a Climax locomotive currently being restored in Australia.
www.railserve.com Commercial site with over 10,000 links to other railroad-related sites.
www.topviewnyc.com/packages/
brief-history-of-new-york-city-transportation
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.
www.titlemax.com/
model-railroads-and-freight-cars
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.
www.partsgeek.com/mmparts/
transportation_history_the_trolley_tram

_and_streetcar.html
This link to a good trolley, tram and streetcar site was provided by Meg, a K-8 student in Wyoming.
constructiondisputes.com
/railroad-history-who-constructed-railroads/
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.

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