The railroad industry is an essential element of U.S. history and the model railroading hobby. Many historical societies and museums have formed across the country to preserve our railroading heritage and to aid in achieving historical accuracy model railroad layouts.
Check back often for the most up-to-date list of Historical Groups.
Trainfest Historical Groups
Confirmed for 2015 in Bold
American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation’s Rail Rangers Program (NEW in 2015)
Chicago North Western Historical Society
Great Northern Railway Historical Society
Green Bay & Western Historical Society
Milwaukee Road Archives
Milwaukee Road Historical Society
National Railway Historical Society
Soo Line Historical Society