Hudson Valley Railroad Links

Model Railroading Links (11)

Railroad Links (12)

Historical Societies, Clubs, Trails Links (22)

Hudson Valley History Links (5)

Museum Links (12)

Railroad History (7)

Vendors (21)


Hyde Park, New York, USA official web site


Model Railroading Links

Hudson Valley Div. NMRA 

Kingston Train Show (2 times/year)

The Model Train Magazine Index

National Model Railroad Association (NMRA)

Peco - British model railroading Includes links to British and European modeling

Trains.Com Kalmbach's website, also for their publications:
Model Railroader, Trains, Classic Trains, Garden Railways, Classic Toy Trains

Trainfinder.com - Toy and Model Train Search Engine

World's Greatest Hobby website

World's Greatest Hobby on Tour
Traveling model train show designed to promote the hobby of model railroading

Greenberg's Train and Toy Show
The largest traveling train and toy show in the northeastern United States

Great Midwest Train Show
The Midwest's oldest and largest monthly model train show held in Wheaton, IL


Railroad Links - Local, National, and Foreign - a short list

AMTRAK America's Passenger Railroad.

Catskill Mt. RR

Conrail (yes, it still exists)

CSX Industries Owners of the track running through Hyde Park

Delaware & Ulster Rail Ride site.

Essex Steam Train and Riverboat Ride

Metro-North Railroad (Official Site)

World Rail Photos by Pierce Haviland

Norfolk Southern RR Coporation

Adirondack Scenic Railroad Adirondack Mountain Scenic Train Rides

Palace on Wheels India's first luxury heritage train

The Maharaja Express   Maharajas’ Express luxury train winner of the World's Leading Luxury Train Award 2012


Historical Societies, Clubs, Trails Links

Denver Rails - Railroad Attraction Database
Railroad attractions both near & far - VERY COMPREHENSIVE

Dutchess Rail Trail Trails in Dutchess County, NY

Empire State Passengers Assn.

Existing NY State RR Stations (Including Ours!)

Gardiner-New Paltz-Rosendale Rail Trail N

Gardiner-New Paltz-Rosendale Rail Trail S

Harlem Valley Rail Trail Located in Dutchess County, NY

Hopewell Junction Model Railroad Club

Hudson Valley Rail Trail Main website

Lloyd-Highland Rail Trail Located in Ulster County

Mt. Beacon Incline Railway Restoration Society Restoring the Incline in Beacon, NY

Mystic Valley Railway Society  Hyde Park, MA (near Boston)

Kingston Model Railroad Club

The Olde Newburgh Model Railroad Club   - 

Ontario & Western Historical Society

O&W & Other Great Links <-- LOTS OF LINKS

Scenic Hudson Protecting and preserving the Hudson River, its inspiring beauty and natural resources

TrainOrders.com <-- VERY COMPREHENSIVE SITE

Ulster & Delaware RR Historical Society

Walkway Over the Hudson (Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge)

Western New York Railway Historical Society

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail


Hudson Valley History Links

Web Sites (a short selection)

Dunderberg Spiral Railway - a 1996 report

New Hamburg 1871 Train Wreck

New Hamburg - Old RR Tunnel and Station

New Haven - A Brief History of Lines West

New Paltz, Highland & Poughkeepsie Traction Co.


Museum Links

Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum Willimantic, Conn.

Danbury Railroad Museum Danbury, Conn.

D & H Canal Historical Society Perpetuating the history of the Delaware and Hudson Canal

Empire State RR Museum Phonecia, NY

Hopewell Depot Hopewell Junction, NY - at the south end of the Dutchess Rail Trail

Hudson River Maritime Museum Kingston, NY

Mountain Top Historical Society Preserving the U&D depot in Haines Falls, NY

National New York Central Railroad Museum Elkhart, Indiana

Naugatuck Railroad / Railroad Museum of New England

The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation Located on the D&H Canal

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

Trolley Museum of New York Kingston, NY


Railroad History Links

New Haven Railroad Historical and Technical Association, Inc.

New York Central Historical Society

The New York Railroad Enthusiasts

Penn Central Railroad Historical Society

Railroad History Archive at the University of Connecticut
(New Haven Railroad resources)

Rob's Pennsy Home Page All about the Pennsylvania Railroad

Sterling Mountain Railway


Vendor Links

Athearn  Famous for HO products

Atlas HO, N, and O gauge products

Bachmann G, O, HO, and N gauge products

Caboose Hobbies "World's Largest Train Store" Denver, CO

eHobbies trains

Hobby Lobby Especially good for landscaping and general modeling supplies

Internet Models The Internet Model Train Superstore

Jeff Armstrong Music Studios Local Vendor
Quality train sound recordings

Kadee The Coupler People

Kato Precision Railroad Models High-quality Japanese HO and N gauge plastic models

MicroMark The Small Tool Specialists

Microscale Decals World's largest producer of Model RR Decals!

Model Power - Includes Mantua die-cast HO

Musket Miniatures Rustic Rails 1860's to Early 1900's HO and N Scale Figures, Accessories, & Buildings

Peco - British model railroading Includes links to British and European modeling

Ron's Books Local (Westchester) vendor, specializing in Railroad books

T & M Hobbies Local Vendor
Pawling, NY

Toy Train Heaven Discount superstore, mail-order only

trainbooks.com Order train books over the Web

Valley Model Trains Local Vendor

Walthers  Famous for their comprehensive catalogs. Now owns Life-Like


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