John Speller's Web Pages - Railroad History

United States
Lehigh Valley Railroad
Lehigh Valley Locomotives
Black Diamond Express
Central Railroad of New Jersey
Eads Bridge
Erie Gauge War
Germantown Avenue Trolley
Girard Avenue Trolley
Iron Mountain Railroad
Missouri Pacific Railroad
James Kirkwood
Missouri Pacific Locomotives
Missouri Pacific Stations
Ohio & Mississippi Railroad Atlantic & Great Western Railroad
Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railroad
R. B. Osborne
St. Louis Trolleys
Laclede-Christy Clay Mines Railroad
Chicago Great Western Railway
H. H. Richardson's Depots
Milwaukee Road
Milwaukee F7 streamliners
Milwaukee Electrics
Milwaukee Road Kansas City Line
Big Blackfoot Railway (Milwaukee Road)
Montana Railroad (Milwaukee Road)
Fargo & Southern Railroad (Milwaukee Road)
Gallatin Valley Railway (Milwaukee Road)
Ontonagon Branch (Milwaukee Road)
Northern Pacific Railway
North Coast Limited (NPR)
Bitter Root Valley Railway (NPR)
Marent Gulch Trestle (NPRR)
Great Northern Railway
Great Northern Electrics
Marion Branch (GNR)
Amtrak "Empire Builder" in the Snow
Broad Gauge Logging Railroads
Utah & Northern Railway (UPRR)
Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway
North Shore Line
South Shore Line
Chicago & Aurora Railroad
Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad
Monon Railroad
The Queen & Crescent Route
Chicago & Alton Railroad
Louisiana & Missouri River Railroad
Carquinez Strait (SPRR) Stockbridge & Pittsfield Railroad
Galena & Chicago Union Railroad (C&NWRR)
Chicago & Grand Trunk Railway
Pontiac, Oxford & Northern Railroad (GTR)
Chicago, Detroit & Canada Grand Trunk Junction Railroad (GTR)
Pere Marquette Railway Flint River Railroad (Pere Marquette Railroad)
Port Huron & Northwestern Railway (Pere Marquette Railroad)
Detroit & Port Huron Shore Line Railway
Detroit, Bay City & Western Railroad
Kalamazoo to New Buffalo (Michigan Central Railroad)
Frank J. Sprague
Automatic Block Signalling
Union Pacific M-10,000 lightweight streamlined diesel-electric express
Narrow Gauge in Ohio: William Chalmers Agnew
Great Western Railway of Colorado
Denver, Laramie & Northwestern Railroad

Andrew Melrose's famous painting "Westward the Star of Empire Takes Its Way -- Near Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1867." The title, a quote from eighteenth-century bishop and philosopher George Berkeley, epitomizes nineteenth-century attitudes.
Builder's Advertisement for a "Twenty-five Ton Passenger Engine" built by the Lawrence Machine Shop, Lawrence, Mass. The Lawrence Machine Shop built locomotives between 1852 and 1857.
The Pennsylvania Railroad's magnificent Penn Station in New York City. Its destruction in the 1960s was not only the worst kind of vandalism, but proved to be disastrous and may yet have to be reversed
Postcard view of the famous Horseshoe Curve at Altoona, Pennsylvania, on the Pennsylvania Railroad
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