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These are the websites and blogs that I have found the most useful in planning my trips.   Amtrak – main website  VIA Rail Canada – main website  The Man in Seat 61: A wealth of information devoted mostly to European train travel but also including basic information about Amtrak and VIA Rail travel.  Algoma Central Railway and Agawa Canyon tour site, Onatario, Canada.  Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York State. Home of the Metro North Rail line. New Jersey Transit website includes train and light rail information and schedules.  Port Stanley Terminal Rail tourist railroad, Ontario, Canada.  South Simcoe Railway – Ontario, Canada steam train excursions. Skagways White Pass and Yukon route, Alaska. Site for the art exhibition: Art in the Age of Steam at the Walker Art gallery, Liverpool through August 2008. Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania at Strausburg. Dan West's site of existing railroad stations in the state of Pennsylvania.
The History of the Railroad from the Library of Congress American Memory Project.
Links to Railroad History Resources in the United States from the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center of the University of Connecticut.
Railroad Links Directory and Search Engine with links to over 5000 websites that have railroad information.