Selected Links

Sites with the proper attitude:
Amtrek - Have you had the opportunity to experience intercity travel by rail? Not until you have experienced a trip on Amtrek, the railroad with an attitude!d in America
Made in America List - Looking to buy American made products or services?

Sites that contain information about the Lackawanna Terminal Railway:
North East Rails - Links to historical sites whose subject matter is railroads of the Northeast.
E-How, Family - Dispatcher's schools.

Prototype Railroading:
New Jersey Transit's official web page - See what's going on. Register a compliment or complaint.
Operation Lifesaver - Helping to prevent deaths and injuries in railroad related accidents.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers - 135 years and still strong.
Fallen Flags of New Jersey - A retrospective look at New Jersey's railroads through maps, track and physical characteristics profiles, operating rules, timetables in the pre Conrail and New Jersey Transit Era.

Model Railroads:
Garden State Model Railroad Club - A club with a lot going for it. It was also the destination of the Lackawanna Terminal Railway Technical and Historical Society Inspiration Tour.
An overview of the hobby of trains - Thanks to Derek who helps out at the Laramie Public Library.

Model Manufacturers and Hobby shops:
Athearn - The biggest little railroad in America. They created the standard.
Atlas Model Railroad Company - A leader in the hobby.
Model railway Post Office - The approved, official hobby shop of the Lackawanna Terminal Railway!
National Model Railway Association (NMRA) This organization sets the standards for model railroads.
North Coast Engineering
- Premiere Command Control System (yeah, we use it!).
Prime Mover Decals - Finest in Northeastern railroad decals (heck, they made ours!).

Historic Sites:
The Anthracite Railroads Historical Society - This organization consists of over 1,800 authors, historians, railroad employees, photographers, model railroaders, and just plain rail fans who share an interest in the railroads that served the anthracite coal mining region of eastern Pennsylvania. Somehow they managed to leave out the Lackawanna Terminal Railway.
The Danbury Railway Museum - "The goal of the Danbury Railway Museum, Inc., is to create and manage a railway museum which educates the public about the vital role railroads and railroaders have played in North America..."
Unofficial NJ Transit Home Page- See where I spend most of my On Duty, Not Running Trains time.
Transportation History of the Transcontinental Railroad - A link recommended by a couple of young ladies from the 5th grade at Green Street School in Brattleboro, VT

Special interest Press:
Model Railroader Magazine - Lots of inspiration in this magazine.
Railpace Magazine - The definitive magazine for those interested in northeast railroading.
Railroad Model Craftsman - Lots of good articles on modeling and model railroads.


Rail and Model Related Internet Links:
RailServe: The Internet Railroad Directory  - Over 1,500 rail related links, search engine, forums, railfan chat rooms, and more!
Understanding Model Train Maintenance - by Sean Spencer - A link for budding model railroaders from a young man at the Elm Grove Area Community Services Center.
An informative link to railroad history from Miss Esther Ward's Seventh grade class at the Monument Charter School.


Government Sites:
Bureau of Labor Statistics: All kinds of interesting stuff about labor in America.
Department of Labor
 
Department of Transportation
Federal Railway Administration
 Learn about the rules and regulations under which you work.
FirstGov - A link between the government and the people.
National Labor Relations Board
National Transportation Safety Board - NTSB
Railroad Retirement Board
: Learn about your benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act.
Surface Transportation Board
Thomas (library of Congress)
Legislative Information on the Internet. Find out how bills in the Senate and House are doing.
Title 45 - US code for railroad labor laws
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives
Weather.com
Get your local area forecast.
White House

Lackawanna Terminal Railway employees come from a number of diversified railroads. Check out their sordid past:
Burlington Northern
Conrail
Delaware and Hudson
Erie Lackawanna
Grand Trunk Western
Illinois Central
Lackawanna Terminal Railway
New Jersey Transit
Norfolk Southern
Penn Central
Pennsylvania
Reading
Santa Fe

Railroad related Sites:
Operation Lifesaver: Helping prevent railroad related accidents.
Railserve - Over 1500 railroad related links, search engine, forums, and more.
Unofficial NJ Transit Home Page
- Lots of information about New Jersey Transit and the historic Hoboken Terminal. 

 
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