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Amherst Railway Society - Resources

Rail hobbyists are supported by a long list of organizations that share our fascination with railroads.

If you would like your organization listed on this page, please use the contact form to describe your organization and its connection to railroading. All requests will be considered.

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Model Railroading

National Model Railroad Association
Model Railroader Magazine
Model Railroad Hobbyist (on-line magazine)

Model Railroad Clubs - New England

Bedford Boomers
Cape Cod Model RR Club
Great Falls Model Railroad Club
Housatonic Model Railway Club
Nashua Valley Railroad Association
North Shore Model Railroad Club
Northeast N-TRAK
Pepperell Siding Model Railroad Club
Pioneer Valley Live Steamers
Providence and Worcester Model Railroad Club
South Shore Model Railway Club
Tech Model Railroad Club of MIT
Valley N-Trak of Connecticut
Valley HO Trak of Connecticut
Worcester Model Railroaders

Model Railroad Resources

Model Railroad Guide
Model Railroad Maintenance
Scenery Basics
Sectional Layout
Shelf Layouts

Railroad Publications

Railway Age Magazine
Trains Magazine

Railroad Attractions

Chester Station Railroad Museum
Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum
Danbury Railway Museum
Gorham Historical Society & Railroad Museum
Friends of the Greenville Depot
Friends of the Keystone Arches
The Klikity Klack Model Railroad Museum
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad
Fall River Railroad Museum
Railroad Museum of New England
Seashore Trolley Museum
Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum
Shore Line Trolley Museum
Steamtown National Historic Site
Wiscasset, Waterville, and Farmington Railroad

Tourist Railroads

Adirondack Scenic Railroad
Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad Homepage
Berkshire Scenic Railroad
Cape Cod Central Railroad
Catskill Mountain Railroad
Connecticut Trolley Museum
Conway Scenic Railroad
Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railroad
Essex Steam Train
The Green Mountain Railroad Homepage
Hobo and Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads
Mount Washington Cog Railway
The Old Colony and Newport Scenic Railroad
Saratoga & North Creek Railroad
White Mountain Central Railroad

Railroad Societies and Historical Organizations

Boston and Maine Railroad Historical Society
Cape Cod Chapter - National Railway Historical Society
Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts
Mystic Valley Railway Society
National Railway Historical Society
Providence & Worcester Railfan Club
History of Railroads in Texas

Railroad Safety

Operation LifeSaver

grants at work: #5706

Boston Street Car Restoration

The Amherst Railway Society is supporting the restoration of Boston street car #5706. The preservation of the car is managed by the Boston Street Railway Association.

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