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These are the websites and blogs that I have found the most useful in planning my trips.

www.amtrak.com   Amtrak – main website

www.viarail.ca/en_index.html  VIA Rail Canada – main website

www.seat61.com/  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.

www.agawacanyontourtrain.com/  Algoma Central Railway and Agawa Canyon tour site, Onatario, Canada.

www.mta.info/mnr/index.html  Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York State. Home of the Metro North Rail line.

www.njtransit.com New Jersey Transit website includes train and light rail information and schedules.

www.pstr.on.ca/  Port Stanley Terminal Rail tourist railroad, Ontario, Canada.

www.steamtrain.com/  South Simcoe Railway – Ontario, Canada steam train excursions.

www.whitepassrailroad.com/ Skagways White Pass and Yukon route, Alaska.

www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/exhibitions/steam/ Site for the art exhibition: Art in the Age of Steam at the Walker Art gallery, Liverpool through August 2008.

http://www.rrmuseumpa.org/ Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania at Strausburg.

http://www.west2k.com/pa.htm Dan West's site of existing railroad stations in the state of Pennsylvania.

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/rrhtml/rrintro.html
The History of the Railroad from the Library of Congress American Memory Project.

http://railroads.uconn.edu/links.htm
Links to Railroad History Resources in the United States from the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center of the University of Connecticut.

http://www.railroaddata.com/
Railroad Links Directory and Search Engine with links to over 5000 websites that have railroad information.