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Total railroad museums in CALIFORNIA: 29 Displaying 10 museums per page.
Orange Empire Railway Museum
Address: 2201 South, Perris, CALIFORNIA, 92572 USA. Tel.: 951-943-3020 Toll Free:
The Orange Empire Railway Museum is a large mainline, interurban, and streetcar museum located in Riverside County. It has a large collection of streetcars including PCC cars from San Diego Electric Railway, Los Angeles Railway (narrow guage), and San Francisco Municipal Railway. Highlights include MUNI car 1039; the second to last PCC made in the US. The Orange Empire Railway Museum at Perris, CA, is noted for its nice tramway layout and the wealth of preserved (and operable!) tramway equipment.
Hits: 9009   Ratings: 5.81   Votes: 27   Rate/Vote It   Added: 2-Dec-2002

Fullerton Railway Plaza Association
Address: 124 East Santa Fe Avenue, Fullerton, CALIFORNIA, 92832 USA. Tel.: 714-278-0648 Toll Free:
The Fullerton Railway Plaza Association is dedicated to the preservation of the railroad heritage of Southern California through the creation of a large Interactive Railroad Attraction in the City of Fullerton, California. This facility will be unique in that it will embody many facets of the world of Recreational Railroading, including preservation, restoration, archiving, education, railfanning, modeling and many other interesting rail oriented activities.
Hits: 5449   Ratings: 2.44   Votes: 9   Rate/Vote It   Added: 27-Nov-2002

California State Railroad Museum
Address: 111 "I" Street, Sacramento, CALIFORNIA, 95814 USA. Tel.: (916) 323-9280 Toll Free:
Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is a complex of historic facilities and unique attractions. Widely regarded as one of North America’s finest and most visited railroad museums, there is something here for everyone! Throughout the year, experience lavishly restored trains, engaging exhibits, and unique special events. Every weekend April-September, ride behind a steam locomotive on the Museum’s Sacramento Southern Railroad. The Museum is open daily (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day) from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Guided tours and interpretive film screenings are offered daily.
Hits: 5767   Ratings: 6.26   Votes: 19   Rate/Vote It   Added: 26-Nov-2002

California Trolley and Railroad Corp.
Address: 1600 Senter Road, San Jose, CALIFORNIA, 95112 USA. Tel.: (408)293-2276 Toll Free:
The mission of the California Trolley and Railroad Corporation (CTRC) is to restore, preserve and interpret railroad equipment as it was used to serve the people in Santa Clara Valley, California. The CTRC was formed in December, 1994 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit Califronia Corporation by the merger of the San Jose Trolley Corporation and the Santa Clara Valley Railroad Association. The CTRC has restored and placed back into operation a number of historic trolley cars including one horse drawn street car. Among the many projects underway is the restoration of former Southern Pacific 2479 Baldwin P-10 heavy Pacific (4-6-2).
Hits: 2853   Ratings: 1.00   Votes: 7   Rate/Vote It   Added: 26-Nov-2002

Chico Art Center • Empire Coffee Car
Address: 450 Orange Street, Chico, CALIFORNIA, 95928 USA. Tel.: 530-895-8726 Toll Free:
Located at the historic rail depot in Chico, the Chico Art Center owns, and will operate the rail museum on-board a refurbished (currently in progress) 1947 Pullman car. Built in 1947 by the Pullman Company for the Great Northern Railroad, this coach saw hundreds of thousand miles in its useful life of more than 25 years. Originally built for day/night service, this 48-seat coach served the Minneapolis, Minnesota to Tacoma, Washington route and included reclining seats with footrests. Over the course of their useful lives, railcars went through many changes to meet the demands of the travelers of the time.
Hits: 0   Ratings: 2.80   Votes: 15   Rate/Vote It   Added: 12-Apr-2005

Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Museum
Address: 5750 Sacramento Avenue, Dunsmuir, CALIFORNIA, 96025 USA. Tel.: 530 235-2177 Toll Free:
The museum is home to the Southern Pacific Shasta Division archives. The collection, which includes maps, photographs, drawings and documents is estimated to contains about 200,000 pieces of paper. Depicting the economic development of much of the north state and southern Oregon along the line.
Hits: 153   Ratings: 0   Votes: 0   Rate/Vote It   Added: 30-Nov-2012

Golden Gate Railroad Museum
Address: Hunters Point, San Francisco, CALIFORNIA, 94124 USA. Tel.: (415) 822-8728 Toll Free:
The Golden Gate Railroad Museum (GGRM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of steam and passenger railroad equipment, and the interpretation of local railroad history. An authentic working Southern Pacific steam engine is the gem of this popular museum. Afficionados of all ages are welcome to climb aboard to investigate this fascinating piece of machinery. Commute, streamliner, and passenger trains can also be seen. Guided tours are available, as well as Rent-a-Locomotive opportunities for the birthday party of a lifetime!
Hits: 4411   Ratings: 1.60   Votes: 10   Rate/Vote It   Added: 2-Dec-2002

Goleta Depot and South Coast Railroad Museum
Address: 300 North Los Carneros Road, Goleta, CALIFORNIA, 93117 USA. Tel.: 805-964-3540 Toll Free:
The Goleta Depot station, near Santa Barbara, was built in 1901 by the Southern Pacific Railroad. The station was relocated in 1981 to picturesque Lake Los Carneros County Park and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The South Coast Railroad Museum features the restored station interior, landscaped grounds, a yard track with a bay-window caboose (S.P. 4023), the 1/3 mile Goleta Short Line miniature train ride, and a 300-sq-ft HO-scale model railroad that models southern Santa Barbara County. Hours are 1 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Hits: 2106   Ratings: 0.83   Votes: 6   Rate/Vote It   Added: 10-Feb-2004

Lomita Railroad Museum
Address: Woodward Av & 250 Street, Lomita, CALIFORNIA, 90717 USA. Tel.: (310)326-6255 Toll Free:
The city of Lomita in Southern California is home of the Lomita Railroad Museum, a historical museum dedicated to keeping the spirit of steam-era railroading alive! To help keep this spirit alive, the museum is planning to expand for all of its visitors to enjoy. On display is a Southern Pacific Railroad steam locomotive (1902-1960) and tender. Nearby stand a 1910 Union Pacific caboose and a modern all-steel Santa Fe caboose. The museum is not only educational, it is also fun.
Hits: 3721   Ratings: 2.33   Votes: 9   Rate/Vote It   Added: 27-Nov-2002

Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation
Address: Various Locations - See Web Site for Details, Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA, 9XXXX USA. Tel.: 323-931-6757 Toll Free:
The Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation is a DBA of the Los Angeles Museum of Railroading, a non-profit educational corporation. The Foundation's mission is to diligently preserve and dynamically present the history of railroading in Los Angeles through its three core programs: public outreach, archival preservation, and multiple-media publishing. Each of these programs is interdependent and together they will enable the Foundation achieve its mission.
Hits: 4293   Ratings: 1.00   Votes: 5   Rate/Vote It   Added: 1-Aug-2003


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