The focus of the CSRM Library collection is the history of railroads and railroading in California and the adjacent states from the 1850s to the present.
Collections also cover selected railroad topics throughout North America, including Canada, Mexico, and Central America.
See website or use telephone contact for visiting directions.Major locations for railroad history research with websites and some email addresses are listed here.Details about many of the locations are in Thomas T.Has an excellent collection of annual reports obtained from Univ. Also good on railways of the British Empire, and to a lesser extent on other countries.Foreign material comprises annual reports of pre nationalized countries going back into the 1800s and some timetables plus other archival material. railroads almost entirely annual reports going back to the l860s with a few tariffs of post l940s which are indicated by an X in the Archives column.