Shortline Railroads
5-10-2019 California & Oregon Coast RR:
with 9-23-19 additions and photos from Jeff Moore
Our clunky, 15 year old page is now totally revised and hugely expanded to include coverage of these Del Norte County, CA railroads:
  • Hobbs, Wall & Co. / Crescent City & Smith River /Del Norte Southern
  • Crescent City Mill & Transportation Co.
  • Westbrook, Bomhoff and Hume
  • Kern & Kibbe

Oregon, California and Eastern

Antioch, CA Area Coal Mine Railroads Map, 1897 +-

Longview, Portland & Northern

Stewartstown RR, Pennsylvania

State Belt / San Francisco Belt

Sierra Railroad of California

Dardanelle & Russellville RR

Amador Central Interlude

Belton Railroad / Georgetown Railroad (Texas)


If you're big on Northwestern shortlines, be sure to visit Rob Jacox's fine Western Rails Web site.

Book recommendation: California's Lumber Shortline Railroads, by Jeff Moore (2016)
an insightful and up-to-date review of California's common carrier lumber haulers