THE GRADE CROSSING'S
NORTHEAST RAIL LINKS
 
Exemplary Sites
THE BEST OF THE BEST
 
  • New York City Subway Resources:  A standard by which all others should be judged, this wealth of information about the NYC subway system and commuter rail in the NY Metropolitan area is a must-visit site.  From rosters to photo pages to historical information, New York City Subway Resources has it all.
  • RailServe.  The "Yahoo" of Railroad Sites. Features a searchable index, chat rooms, and more.
  • New York City Metro Area Rail Resources. This site contains a collection of pointers and information about rail related subject matter in and about the New York City metropolatian area. Lots of good info.
  • Penny Bridge.  A fascinating collection of information about carfloats and the various rail-marine operations in and around the New York City harbor area.
  • Cyberspace World Railroad.  Images, Amtrak schedules, news articles, the runaway train, and lots more. This site is a wonderful assortment of railroad information. Something of interest for every railfan.
  • Hoboken Terminal. The greatest Railroad Terminal on the Hudson River! Lots of NJ Transit data here.
  • TrainWeb.  Information and photographs relating to passenger, freight and model trains in the U.S. and Worldwide plus items of interest to the professional rail industry. Be sure to check out the Rail Travelogues section.
  • Ahead of the Torch. This site, dedicated to railroad preservation, is temporarily unavailable while it searches for a new home. AOTT should be back soon.
  • Railroading in the North East. This teriffic site contains all kinds of beautiful photos of both sides of all American and Canadian diesel engines for modelers and trains spotters as well as a pictorial history of railroading for those who missed the golden era of rail.
 
 
Special Topics
MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING RAIL TOPICS
  
NEW YORK SUSQUEHANNA AND WESTERN
The Susie-Q is a favorite railroad of many railfans. With its scenic rights-of-way and beautiful yellowjacket locomotives, the Susquehanna is a wonderful operation.
   
THE CLASS GG-1 ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE
"The Standard Electric Locomotive of the World"

The PRR's famous GG-1 was one of the most beautiful and revered locomotives ever produced. Designed by Raymond Lowey, this engine changed the face of railroading forever.

 
   
SPERRY RAIL SERVICE
The Yellow Doodlebugs of Sperry Rail Service are always an exciting sighting while trackside. Here are some related links:
  
 
Fallen Flags 
MEMORIES OF RAILROADS PAST
   
Pictures 
SITES FEATURING RAIL PHOTOGRAPHY
   
Museums and Advocacy 
PRESERVATION SITES

Rich Ahrens / ahrens@webspan.net

Last material modification September 22, 1998. Copyright © 1998, Richard L. Ahrens.