Links of Interest

Here is a list of web sites that may be of interest to our readers.

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Railroads Top


Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway.

Chicago METRA

Northeastern Illinois Commuter Rail.


Montana Rail Link – Washington Corporation.

San Diego Coaster

San Diego Coaster.


Southern California Commuter Rail.


National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

Alameda Corridor Project

Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority.

Alameda Corridor Project

Railway Technology.

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Pacific Northwest.

Operation Lifesaver

Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Awareness.

Suppliers Top


GE Transportation Systems.


Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc.


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

BN Photo Resources Top

Charles Biel’s BN Photo Archive

Burlington Northern Photo Index.

BN Company Vehicles

Company Service Vehicles photographed by Aaron Barthel

RR Picture Archives (BN)

BN Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Chuck Zeiler’s BN Photo Album on Flickr

Locomotives and one oddball (and a lot of other stuff too)

BNSF Photo Resources Top

BNSF Photo Index

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Photo Index.

RR Picture Archives (BNSF)

BN Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Memphis Intermodal Yard

Photos and descriptions of the new yard and its construction in 2008.

BNSF Train Videos

Youtube videos of BNSF trains in MT and ND, plus some other stuff.

Related Photo Resources Top

ATSF Photo Index

Super Fleet Photo Index.

Fallen Flag Index

Fallen Flag and Shortline Railroad Photos.

General Photo Index (ABPR) Rail Pictures Archive.

RR Picture Archives

View by railroad, location, date, etc.

Rail Pictures

View by railroad, location, date, etc.

Railfan Top

America by Rail

Central site for rail tours.

Q Station

Web site of BN, BNSF and ATSF information.

Motive Power Review

Web site of Roster information.

NMRA Directory of Rail Sites

National Model Railroad Association web site.

BNSF #9944

Live Steam Scale SD60M.

Stevens Pass

Skykomish Historical Society’s Online Railfan Guide
to the Stevens Pass Area

Books/Merchandise Top

Burlington Northern Adventures

William J. Brotherton publisher of Brotherton Books.

Hoghead Hatwear

Producer of Railroad Merchandise.

Historical Societies Top

Great Northern Railway Historical Society
Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association
The Burlington Route Historical Society
SP&S Railway Historical Society
Frisco Historical Society
Santa Fe Railway Historical & Modeling Society

Museums Top

Illinois Railway Museum

Union, Illinois.

Museum of Transport

3015 Barrett Station Road, St. Louis, Missouri.

Mendota Historical Society

P.O. Box 433 Mendota, Illinois 61342-0433.

Minnesota Transportation Museum Inc.

193 E. Pennsylvania Ave, St. Paul, MN 55101-4319

Red Oak Iowa BN Depot

305 South 2nd Street, Red Oak, IA 51566



The Granddaddy of all railroad links sites.

Travel Back to Railroad History

Multiple links to information and lesson plans for teaching about
railroad history.