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Railroad Interlocking Towers in Texas:

Railroad Depots in Texas:

Texas Railroad Museums:

Gulf Coast Railroad Museum

Galveston Island Railroad Museum

Red River Valley Railroad Historical Society

Texas Panhandle Railroad Historical Society

Wichita Falls Railroad Museum

More railroad-related things in Texas:

Santa Fe #5000
P.O. Box 50422
Amarillo, TX 79159
Classification: Railroad display
Location: Santa Fe depot
Comments: Santa Fe 2-10-4 #5000, Madam Queen, in front of Santa Fe depot, Amarillo, TX, and museum exhibits within depot, and in storage.
Santa Fe #5000 from The Texas Panhandle Railroad Historical Society
Santa Fe #5000 from Mike Jarvis's Texas Panhandle Railroad Historical Society page

Six Flags Railroad
P.O. Box 191
Arlington, TX 76004
Telephone: (817)640-8900
Classification: Amusement park with steam train rides

Brownsville Museum
641 East Madison Street
Brownsville, TX
Telephone: (210)548-1391
Classification: Museum with railroad display
Comments: Housed in the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot built in 1928. Rio Grande Engine Number 1 is on display, a narrow gauge wood burning locomotive. MP 12075 caboose is also on display.
Brownsville Museum

Austin & Texas Central Railroad
P.O. Box 1632
Austin, TX 78767-1632
Actual location: Cedar Park, Texas
Telephone: (512)477-8468
Alternate telephone: (512)477-6378
Fax number: (512)477-8633
Classification: Steam excursions
Location: Cedar Park, 20 miles north of Austin on US 183.
Comments: Weekends. Charters available during week.
Austin & Texas Central Railroad Homepage

Childress Depot
Childress, TX
Classification: Railroad display
Comments: CB&Q Pacific #501 on display at the depot.

Dalhart Museum
Dalhart, TX
Classification: Museum with railroad display
Comments: GN X93 caboose on display along highway.

McKinney Avenue Transit Authority
3153 Oak Grove Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
Telephone: (214)855-0006
Fax number: (214)855-5250
Classification: Streetcar line
McKinney Avenue Transit Authority Homepage

Age of Steam Railroad Museum
P.O. Box 153259
Dallas, TX 75315
Telephone: (214)428-0101
Classification: Museum
Location: 1105 Washington Street, at the state fair grounds.
Age of Steam Railroad Museum Homepage

Red River Valley Railroad Museum
Denison, TX
Classification: Depot museum
Location: KATY Depot
Comments: 5 cabooses on display.

Fort Worth & Western Railroad
2100 8th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76106
Telephone: (817)921-3605
Classification: Steam excursions
Comments: See the Tarantula Train listing on this page for more information.

Forest Park Train
P. O. Box 183
Fort Worth, TX 76101
Telephone: (817)336-3328
Alternate telephone: (817)834-2119
Fax number: (817)927-1717
Classification: Miniature railroad
Location: Forest Park to Trinity Park in Fort Worth, Texas. Forest Park Depot in Forest Park off Colonial Parkway and Clear Fork Depot in Trinity Park down from the University Drive entrance to Trinity Park across from the Fort Worth.
Comments: Runs four model C. P. Huntington's from Chance Rides from the Forest Park Depot in Forest Park (Fort Worth) to Trinity Park on 2 1/2 miles of track, making for a five mile round trip. Main station is located on an island formed by the Clear Fork of the Trinity River and a still connected oxbow of that river.

Galveston Railroad Museum
123 Rosenberg Avenue
Galveston, TX 77550
Telephone: (409)765-5700
Fax number: (409)765-8635
Classification: Museum
Comments: 3 cabooses are on display.
Galveston Railroad Museum Homepage

Tarantula Excursion Train
707 S. Main Street
Grapevine, TX 76106
Telephone: (817)625-7245
Alternate telephone: (800)952-5717
Classification: Steam excursions
Location: Stockyards station is at 140 E. Exchange Ave.; Fort Worth, TX
Comments: Trains run from Grapevine to Fort Worth and return. Steam runs Wednesday to Sunday.
Tarantula Excursion Train homepage

Texas Railroad Preservation Association
P.O. Box 61182
Houston, TX 77208-1182
Telephone: (713)880-5595
Fax number: (713)880-5595
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Classification: Railroad related historical site
Comments: We are restoring to operational condition former SP 982. This is a 2-10-2 currently residing in Houston's Hermann Park.
Texas Railroad Preservation Association Homepage

Six Flags Astroworld
9001 Kirby
Houston, TX 77054
Telephone: (713)799-8404
Classification: Amusement park with train ride

Gulf Coast Railroad Museum
P.O. Box 457
Houston, TX 77001
Classification: Museum
Gulf Coast Railroad Museum Homepage

Houston Tinplate Operators Society
Houston, TX
Email: <>
Classification: Tinplate trains
Location: We are located on the Second Level of Town & Country Mall, next to Neiman Marcus, which is on the West side of the Mall.
Comments: Please come see us run trains every Tuesday from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM. We also run every Saturday from Noon until 4:00 PM.
The Houston Tinplate Operators Society Homepage

Jefferson & Cypress Bayou Railroad
Jefferson, TX 75657
According to information that I have received, this attraction is no longer operating.

Swan & Railway Country Inn
P.O. Box 429
LaCoste, TX 78039
Telephone: (210)764-3742
Classification: Railroad related hotel/motel/inn
Location: Along SP mainline west of town.
Comments: A bed & breakfast in a 1912 Railroad Hotel. Outside balcony where guests can watch the RR action.

Texas & Pacific Railroad Museum
Mineola, TX
Telephone: (835903)569-3589
Classification: Museum
Location: Depot, downtown.
Comments: The Museum houses photographs, books, and railroad artifacts.

Texas State Railroad
P.O Box 39
Rusk, TX 75785
Telephone: (903)683-2561
Classification: Steam excursions
Location: Runs between Rusk and Palestine Texas.
Comments: Operated seasonally by the State of Texas. (800)442-8951 toll free in Texas only.
Texas State Railroad Homepage

Railroad Museum
San Angelo, TX
Classification: Museum
Comments: Restored KCM&O Corporate Headquarters and Freight Building.

Historic Orient-Santa Fe Depot
703 S. Chadbourne
San Angelo, TX 76903
Telephone: (915)486-2140
Classification: Museum with a railroad display
Location: Anchors the south leg of the Paseo which runs to Fort Concho and then crosses the Concho River.
Comments: The museum houses a railroad museum on the first floor, with local trolley offices also on this floor. The second floor will house a model railroad layout, a video viewing room and offices.

Texas Transportation Museum
Longhorn Station
11731 Wetmore Road
San Antonio, TX 78247
Telephone: (210)490-3554
Classification: Museum with train ride
Comments: Train runs only on Sundays.

Slaton Harvey House
1408 Peoria
Slaton, TX 79364
Classification: Museum with railroad display and model railroad display/museum
Location: Located 15 miles from Lubbock, Texas, on U.S. highway 84.
Comments: GRAND OPENING, SUMMER 1999 - A restored 1912 Harvey House at a Santa Fe division point. Rolling stock includes #1809 Baldwin steam engine. Memorabilia. Bed and Breakfast inn.

B-RI Railroad Museum
208 S. 3rd Street
Teague, TX 75860
Telephone: (817)739-2061
Classification: Depot museum
B-RI Railroad Museum Homepage

Railroad & Pioneer Museum
P.O. Box 5126
Temple, TX 76505
Telephone: (817)778-6873
Classification: Museum
Location: 710 Jack Baskin; 31st Street and Avenue H.

Wichita Falls Railroad Museum
P.O. Box 4242
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
Telephone: (817)720-8030
Fax number: (817)720-8070
Classification: Museum with railroad display and model railroad display/museum
Location: East end of 8th Street at Depot Square; Downtown Wichita Falls, Texas
Comments: Open Saturdays from noon till 5:00 PM. See the Museum's web page for detailed information.
Wichita Falls Railroad Museum Homepage