Northern California Railroad Resources

Railroad Museums

Golden Gate Railroad Museum
Not currently open to the public
Niles Canyon Railway
Brightside Yard
5550 Niles Canyon Road
Sunol, California

Feather River Rail Society / Western Pacific Railroad Museum
Hands-on museum with 37 Acres of historic railroad equipment
700 Western Pacific Way
Portola, California 96122
(North of Truckee)

San Francisco Trains - Restoration of State Belt Engine #4
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Railway Museum
Historic streetcars -- includes the historic F-Line streetcars
77 Steuart Street
San Francisco, California 94105

South Bay Historical Railroad Society
Restored buildings and model railroads
1005 Railroad Avenue
Santa Clara, California 95050

California State Railroad Museum
111 "I" Street
Sacramento, California 95814

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park
Jamestown, California

Western Railway Museum
Streetcars and interurban electric trains
5848 State Highway 12
Suisun, California 94585

Cable Car Museum
History of San Francisco's Cable Cars
1201 Mason Street
San Francisco, California

Niles Depot Museum
History of east bay railroads
Niles Depot
36997 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, California

Nevada County Narrow Gauge RR Museum
Sierra Foothills Narrow Gauge Rail History
5 Kidder Court, Nevada City, California