www.rgusrail.com: A website with photos of railroad locomotives and railroad museums in the US, as well as railroad manuals and railroad links.


What's new:

• ACL K-14 #250, Wilmington, NC

• Atlantic & Western #12, Sanford, NC

• Elkin & Alleghany #100, Littleton, NC

• GM 71 #301, Charlotte, NC

• "Best Friend of Charleston", Charleston, SC

• "Best Friend of Charleston", Columbia, SC

• Hampton & Branchville #44, Winnsboro, SC

• Museum of the Middle Appalachians, Saltville, VA

• Elk River Coal & Lumber #10, Huntington, WV

• Frank H. Spearman, The Strategy of Great Rail Roads

This site has nearly 14,400 photographs of over 1,190 locomotives (mainly steam) as well as other equipment and related sites of interest in 368 locations across 46 states in the continental US. There is also a page with railroad-related books and manuals, and a page with links.

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Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie, WA

Northern Pacific Railway Museum, Toppenish, WA

Inland Northwest Rail Museum, Spokane, WA

GN F-8 #1147, Wenatchee, WA

GN P-2 #2507, Wishram, WA

NP S-4 #1354, Pasco, WA

UP MK-Special #2537, Walla Walla, WA

Chehalis Centralia Railroad, Chehalis, WA

Mt. Ranier Scenic Railroad, Elbe-Mineral, WA

Iron Goat Trail, Skykomish, WA

RAYO #4, Port Angeles, WA

RAYO #10, Forks, WA

Sumpter Valley Railway, McEwan-Sumpter, OR

Georgia Pacific #5, Corvallis, OR

Stimson Lumber #1, Portland, OR

SP S-11 #1229, Roseburg, OR

SP M-6 #1785, Woodburn, OR

Weyerhauser Lumber #100, Sutherlin, OR

Coahuila & Zacatecas #6, Keizer, OR

SP TW-8 #2914, Bakersfield, CA

ATSF 870 #870, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Anderson & Middleton #2, Dunsmuir, CA

Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods #9, Scotia, CA

CPR H-1-c #2839, Nethercutt Museum, Sylmar, CA

Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA

California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, CA

Pacific Southwest Railroad Museum, Campo, CA

Mojave Northern #3, La Mesa, CA

Travel Town, Los Angeles, CA

Tehachapi Loop, Walong, CA

RLHS, California Chapter Collection, Fairplex, Pomona, CA

Kelso Depot, Kelso, CA

Cajon Pass, San Bernadino, CA

Horseshoe Curve, Caliente, CA

SP S-10 #1237, Salinas, CA

SP S-12 #1258, Martinez, CA

SP S-14 #1293, Tracy, CA

UP C-2 #6051, Riverside, CA

SP S-10 #1298, Santa Cruz, CA

SP M-6 #1727, Dunsmuir, CA

SP C-10 #2852, Orland, CA

SP T-1 #2252, Roseville, CA

Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton, CA

Railtown 1897, Jamestown, CA

UP 700 #737, Stevinson, CA

SP M-6 #1765, Lomita Railroad Museum, Lomita, CA

Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum, Nevada City, CA

Northern Queen Inn, Nevada City, CA

WP S-34 #164, Oroville, CA

Feather River Railway #1, Oroville, CA

Pickering Lumber #3, Sonora, CA

Chicago & Northwestern #279, Pioche, NV

Nevada Southern Railway, Boulder City, NV

UP S-5 #4442, Henderson, NV

Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City, NV

Virginia & Truckee Railroad, Carson City-Virginia City, NV

Palisade, NV

Nevada Northern Railway Museum, Ely, NV

Nevada Northern #93 Steam Excursion, Ely to Keystone, NV

Anaconda Copper Mining #5, Williams, AZ

SP M-4b #1673, Tucson, AZ

GCRY #539, Williams, AZ

ATSF 3751 #3759, Kingman, AZ

Southwest Lumber Mills #12, Flagstaff, AZ

Southwest Lumber Mills #25, Flagstaff, AZ

ATSF 759 #761, Wickenburg, AZ

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, Scottsdale, AZ

SP M-8 #1774, Globe, AZ

SP T-31 #2354, Mesa, AZ

ATSF BLW #9005, Clovis, NM

SP S-10 #1221, Deming, NM

ATSF 759 #761, Madrid, NM

ATSF #1129, Las Vegas, NM

ATSF 5011 #5030, Santa Fe, NM

ATSF 3400 #3417, Cleburne, TX

FWD F-3-A #501, Childress, TX

CBQ O-1A #4994, Lubbock, TX

ATSF 1800 #1809, Slaton, TX

Oregon-Pacific & Eastern #112, Texas, TX

Galveston Railroad Museum, Galveston, TX

New Braunfels Railroad Museum, New Braunfels, TX

TNO MK-5 #794, San Antonio, TX

Temple Historic Railway Museum, Temple, TX

TNO C-25 #895, Baytown, TX

Angelina County Lumber #110, Lufkin, TX

W. T. Carter #3, Lufkin, TX

ATSF #5000, Amarillo, TX

LSI SD-4 #19, Frisco, TX

(Old) Museum of the American Railroad, Dallas, TX

Texas State Railroad, Rusk-Palestine, TX

Louisiana & Arkansas #503, Port Arthur, TX

TSE #13, Diboll, TX

Union Pacific C-2 #616, Nampa, ID

Union Pacific MK-9 #2295, Boise, ID

Union Pacific MK-1 #2005, Pocatello, ID

Western Lumber Willamette #7, Missoula, MT

Northern Pacific S-4 #1356, Missoula, MT

Northern Pacific S-4 #1382, Helena, MT

Northern Pacific Y-1 #25, Butte, MT

Great Northern S-2 #2584, Havre, MT

Northern Pacific L-7 #1031, Billings, MT

Tooele Valley Railroad Museum, Tooele, UT, UT

Historic Central Pacific Grade, Lucin to Promontory, UT

Golden Spike National Historic Site, Promontory, UT

Union Station, Ogden, UT

Denver & Rio Grande Western T-12 #169, Alamosa, CO

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railway, Antonito, CO-Chama, NM

Pueblo Railway Museum, Pueblo, CO

Strasburg, CO

Colorado Railroad Museum, Denver, CO

Forney Museum of Transportation, Denver, CO

Ridgway Railroad Museum, Ridgway, CO

DRG 47 #168, Colorado Springs, CO

Manitou & Pikes Peak #2, Manitou Springs, CO

ATSF 1000 #1024, La Junta, CO

ATSF 1800 #1819, Lamar, CO

Union Pacific S-4 #4420, Evanston, WY

Ames Monument, Sherman Hill, WY

Union Pacific T-57 #1242, Cheyenne, WY

Union Pacific Big Boy #4004, Holliday Park, Cheyenne, WY

UP Roundhouse, Cheyenne, WY

CBQ O-5a #5633, Douglas, WY

CBQ O-5a #5631, Sheridan, WY

UP T-57 #1243, Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, NE

Golden Spike Tower, North Platte, NE

UP C-57 #407, Sidney, NE

UP C-57 #437, Grand Island, NE

UP 1901 #480, North Platte, NE

UP C-57 #481, Kearney, NE

UP 1901 #485, Lexington, NE

UP C-2 #237, Hastings, NE

UP Challenger #3977, Cody Park, North Platte, NE

UP Big Boy #4023 & DDA40X #6900, Kenefick Park, Omaha, NE

1880 Train, Black Hills Central Railroad, Hill City-Keystone, SD

GN O-1 #5039, Williston, ND

SOO F-9 #451, New Town, ND

SOO H-3 #735, Minot, ND

SOO F-8 #440, Harvey, ND

NP Q-3 #2164, Bismarck, ND

NP C-1 #684, West Fargo ND

SLSF #1615, Altus, OK

SLSF 1500 #1526, Lawton, OK

ATSF 1950 #1951, Pauls Valley, OK

ATSF 1050 #1108, Ardmore, OK

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, Enid, OK

Rock Island #905, Duncan, OK

ATSF 2507 #2522, Fairview, OK

Dierks Lumber & Coal #207, Tulsa, OK

ATSF 1050 #1096, Blackwell, OK

ATSF 900 #940, Bartlesville, OK

SLSF 4500 #4500, Tulsa, OK

SLSF USRA1 #4003, Fort Smith, AR

FP #101, Little Rock, AR

Southern Lumber #123, Warren, AR

MP #2522, Paris, AR

Dierks Lumber #360, Queen Wilhelmina Inn, AR

Arkansas Railroad Museum, Pine Bluff, AR

ATSF 1000 #1015, Emporia, KS

KCS K-1 #1023, Carona, KS

ATSF 1050 #1073, Lawrence, KS

ATSF 3400 #3463, Topeka, KS

ATSF #132, Topeka, KS

ATSF 1050 #1139, Dodge City, KS

ATSF 1857 #1880, Newton, KS

ATSF 1050 #1067, Wellington, KS

ATSF 3400 #3416, Great Bend, KS

ATSF 3400 #3424, Kinsley, KS

ATSF 1050 #1050, Independence, KS

ATSF 1050 #1079, Coffeyville, KS

Belton, Grandview & Kansas City Railroad, Belton, MO

SLSF 4500 #4516, Sedalia, MO

CBQ O-5a #5614, St. Joseph, MO

St Louis Museum of Transportation Yard, St Louis, MO

SLSF T-54 #1501, Rolla, MO

SLSF 4500 #4524, Springfield, MO

DNE #16, Cloquet, MN

DNE C-3 #27, Barnum, MN

DMIR K-1 #1218, Tower, MN

DMN S-4 #64, Mountain Iron, MN

DMIR C-3 #347, Chisholm, MN

GN P-2 #2523, Willmar, MN

Milwaukee Road #261 Steam Excursion, MN

SOO B-4 #346, Tracy, MN

DMIR M3 #225, Proctor, MN

Soo Line #2719, North Shore Scenic Railroad Excursion, MN

Lake Shore Railroad Museum, Duluth, MN

Two Harbors Depot Museum, Two Harbors, MN

SOO L-4 #1024, Thief River Falls, MN

CNW C-57 #440, Antigo, WI

Warren & Ouachita Valley #1, Black River Falls, WI

Warren & Ouachita Valley #1, Black River Falls, WI

SOO H3 #736, Appleton, WI

SOO H22 #2713, Stevens Point, WI

SOO F22 #2442, Marshfield, WI

SOO L-2 #1011, Ladysmith, WI

SOO H22 #2714, Fond du Lac, WI

SOO B #321, Manitowoc, WI

Godcheax Sugar #6, Fennimore, WI

National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, WI

CBQ S-4A #4000, La Crosse, WI

Mid-Continent Railway Museum, North Freedom, WI

East Jordan & Southern #6, East Jordan, MI

Cadillac-Soo Lumber #3, Cadillac, MI

PM N-1 #1223, Grand Haven, MI

Coopersville & Marne Railway, Coopersville, MI

DLW #28, Kentwood, MI

GTW O-18a #7456, Sydney, MI

GTW K-4-b #5632, Durand, MI

GTW J-3-a #5030, Jackson, MI

Steam Railroading Institute, Owosso, MI

Quincy Mine & Hoist, Hancock, MI

SOO H-3 #730, Gladstone, MI

Nahma & Northern #5, Nahma, MI

CNW R-1 #175, Hancock, MI

Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI

CBQ #1548, Akron, OH

NKP S3 #755, Conneaut, OH

NKP S3 #779, Lima, OH

Georgia-Pacific #19, Harrod, OH

CO K4 #2700, Dennison, OH

CO K4 #2776, Washington Court House, OH

Illinois Railway Museum Yard, Union, IL

Chicago Gravel Company #18, Bensenville, IL

GTW P5a #8373, Sterling, IL

GTW P5a #8376, Amboy, IL

CBQ S-4 #3006, Galesburg, IL

CBQ O-1A #4978, Mendota, IL

ROCK P-33-B #887, Peoria, IL

NKP H-6e #639, Bloomington, IL

Monticello Railway Museum, Monticello, IL

Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, IL

Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL

IC 2500 #2500, Centralia, IL

Boone Scenic Valley Railway, Boone, IA

GTW P-5a #8300, Independence, IA

Minneapolis & St. Louis H5-42 #457, Mason City, IA

Golden Spike Monument, Council Bluffs, IA

RailsWest Railroad Museum, Council Bluffs, IA

CBQ S-4 #3001, Ottumwa, IA

CBQ S-4 #3003, Burlington, IA

ATSF 2900 #2913, Fort Madison, IA

PRR #35 Reuben Wells, Indianapolis, IN

NKP H-6d #624, Hammond, IN

Elgin, Joliet & Eastern #765, Gary, IN

National New York Central Museum, Elkhart, IN

Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum, North Judson, IN

NKP S-2 #765, North Judson, IN

GMN #72, Franklinton, LA

Dardanelle & Russelville #10, Shreveport, LA

SLSF T-54 #1529, Amory, MS

Bonhomie & Hattiesburg Southern #300, Hattiesburg, MS

IC 2500 #2542, McComb, MS

Green Brothers Gravel #141, Georgetown, MS

Meridian & Bigbee #116, Meridian, MS

TNO S-14 #842, Terry, MS

NC J3-57 #576, Nashville, TN

Tennessee Valley Rail Road Museum, Chattanooga, TN

SOU Ks #630, Chattanooga, TN

East End Railway Co. #4, Mammoth Cave, KY

Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven, KY

Huntsville Depot Museum, Huntsville, AL

Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, AL

SLSF T-54 #1527, Mobile, AL

SLSF #1355, Pensacola, FL

Bache Brothers Lumber Co., 4-4-0, Tallahassee, FL

ACL #1504, Jacksonville, FL

W. W. Cummer #7, Jacksonville Beach, FL

Gold Coast Railroad Museum, Miami, FL

Roundhouse Railroad Mueum, Savannah, GA

CG C-4 #509, Macon, GA

GM #209, Gainesville, GA

GM #208, Winder, GA

Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth, GA

Southern Museum & Great Locomotive Chase, Kennesaw, GA

ACL K-14 #250, Wilmington, NC

GM #301, Charlotte, NC

AW #12, Sanford, NC

Elkin & Alleghany #100, Littleton, NC

North Carolina Transportation Museum, Spencer, NC

Best Friend of Charleston, Charleston, SC

Best Friend of Charleston, Columbia, SC

Hampton & Branchville #44, Winnsboro, SC

Museum of the Middle Appalachians, Saltville, VA

US Army Transportation Museum, Fort Eustis, VA

Chesapeake & Ohio G-5 #701, Covington VA

Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Heritage Center, Clifton Forge, VA

O. Winston Link Museum, Roanoke, VA

Virginia Museum of Transportation, Roanoke, VA

Chesapeake & Ohio K-4 Kanawha #2760, Lynchburg, VA

Chesapeake & Ohio K-4 Kanawha #2756, Newport News, VA

Norfolk & Western M2 #1134, Portsmouth, VA

Crewe Railroad Museum, Crewe, VA

Chesapeake & Ohio K-4 Kanawha #2732, Richmond, VA

Norfolk & Western M #433, Abingdon, VA

Elk River Coal & Lumber #10, Huntington, WV

Chesapeake & Ohio K-4 Kanawha #2755, Logan, WV

Cass Scenic Railroad, Cass, WV

Durbin Rocket, Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, Durbin, WV

Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society, Huntington, WV

Elk River Coal & Lumber #10, Huntington, WV

Norfolk & Western G1 #7, Bluefield City Park, Bluefield, WV

John Henry and Big Bend Tunnel, Talcott, WV

WM K-2 #202, Hagerstown, MD

Buffalo Creek & Gauley #14, Gaithersburg, MD

Western Maryland Scenic Railway, Cumberland, MD

Baltimore & Ohio Museum Roundhouse, Baltimore, MD

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Fair of the Iron Horse, Halethorpe, MD

Dominion Construction #2187, Catawissa, PA

DMIR S-7 #604, Greensville, PA

Northern Central #17 York, New Freedom, PA

Stourbridge Lion, Honesdale, PA

Allegheny Portage Railroad, Hollidaysburg-Jamestown, PA

East Broad Top Railroad, Orbisonia, PA

Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Yard, Strasburg, PA

Strasburg Railroad, Strasburg, PA

Canadian National S-1-b #3254, Scranton, PA

Steamtown, Scranton, PA

Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway, Jim Thorpe-Summit, PA

BM #444, Dunkirk, NY

PRR I1sa #4483, Hamburg, NY

NYC B-11k #6721, Utica, NY

Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT

BM A-39b #494, White River Junction, VT

BM #410, Lowell, MA

Southern Sand & Gravel Co #102, Palmer, MA

Essex Steam Train, Essex, CT

Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, Kent, CT

BM #1455, Danbury, CT

Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ

East Branch & Lincoln #5, Lincoln, NH

Groveton Papers #5, Groveton, NH

Mount Washington Cog Railway #4, Twin Mountain, NH

Mount Washington Cog Railway #1, Bretton Woods, NH

Mount Washington Cog Railway #1, Bretton Woods, NH


Swingle, Modern Locomotive Engineering

Prior, Operation of Trains and Station Work

Wallace, Locomotive Engine Breakdowns

Wittemann, Souvenir of Mauch Chunk

B&O Rules and Regulations

Collingwood, Standard Train Rule Examination

Houlahan's Railroad Hand Book

Sinclair, Railroad Men's Catechism

UP Rules & Regulations

Nelson, Central Pacific Railroad

Nelson, Great Salt Lake City

Riley, Northern Pacific Tour

Feeding the Iron Hog

Feeding the Iron Hog

Hungerford, The Modern Railroad

Johnson, American Railway Transportation

Spearman, The Strategy of Great Rail Roads

Nelson, Union Pacific Railroad

Packer, Union Pacific

Roper, Hand-Book of the Locomotive

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.1

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.2

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.3

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.4

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.5

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.6

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.7

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.8

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.9

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.10

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.11

Kirkman, The Science of Railways Vol.12

Pennsylvania Railroad Modern Locomotives and Cars 1939

Pennsylvania Railroad, Modern Power for Today's Trains (1949)

McArdle, Locomotive Text for Engineers and Firemen

B&O Good Firing

McPherson, Working of the Railroads

Allen, Railroad Signals

Crofutt, New Overland Tourist

Baker, Standard Railroad Signals

Baker, Firing With Bituminous Coal

Baker, Economical Boiler-Feeding

Union Pacific, California and the Expositions

Reagan, Locomotives: Simple, Compound, and Electric

Sakolski, American Railroad Economics

Morris, Railroad Administration

Roberts & Smith, Practical Locomotive Operating

McShane, Locomotive Up To Date

Johnson & Van Metre, Principles of Railroad Transportation

Sabin, Building the Pacific Railway

Forney, Catechism of the Locomotive

Fowler, Locomotive Breakdowns

James, Engineman's Manual

Sinclair, Locomotive Engine Running

Grimshaw, Locomotive Catechism

Williams, Pacific Tourist

Henderson, Locomotive Operation

Jordan, The Switzerland of America

Winchester, Graphic Sketches from the History of the B&O

Bell, Early Motive Power of the B&O

 Sinclair, Development of the Locomotive Engine

Goss, Locomotive Performance

Raymond, Elements of Railroad Engineering

Pittenger, Daring and Suffering

Southern Pacific, Overland Trail

Schmidt, Practical Railroading I

Schmidt, Practical Railroading II

Schmidt, Practical Railroading III

Schmidt, Practical Railroading IV

Schmidt, Practical Railroading V

Meyer, Modern Locomotive Construction

Sinclair, Twentieth Century Locomotives

Hungerford, Railroad History Baltimore & Ohio Railroad 1827-1927 Vol. I

Hungerford, Railroad History Baltimore & Ohio Railroad 1827-1927 Vol. II

Quiz on Railroads and Railroading

Official Souvenir, Golden Spike Days, Omaha April 26 27 28 29, Celebrating World Premiere Cecil B. DeMille's Union Pacific (1939)