Here are some links to YAHOO groups and railroad prototype information for the railroads that ran passenger cars that used the trucks we model.
YAHOO Railroad groups
ATSF Yahoo group
NYC Yahoo group
Passenger Car List Yahoo group
Discussions about prototype passenger cars and modelling.
US Passenger Cars Yahoo group
PRR Modeling Yahoo group
Southern Pacific Yahoo group
Union Pacific Modelers Yahoo group
Prototype Railroad Information
ATSF Historical Society
NYC Historical Society website
PRR Historical Society
PRR Historical Society Keystone
PRR Historical Society publication
PRR prototype info
Variety of PRR related topics, including HW and some LW passenger info
Railroad Historical Society links
Links to many railroad historical societies.
SP Historical & Technical Society
SP Railfan website
Lots of SP prototype info, photos
SP streamline cars-Bruce Bloch
Article by Bruce Bloch on SP's streamliners
Union Pacific Historical Society
Railway Prototype Cyclopedia
High quality publication devoted to railroad equipment. Passenger trucks covered in Vols 6 and 11, maybe in other volumes as well.
Pullman car list-HW & LW
Tom Madden's extensive list of 1000's of prototype HW & LW sleeping cars, including truck and mechanical info.
Passenger train photos
Model Railroad related sites
Model Railroad Top 50 sites
..these Model Railroad sites!
Modelling related articles
Bob Crispen's site has many articles related to model railroading. Also numerous web links.
NKP Car Co
NKP Car Co passenger car models
NMRA list of model rr manufacturers
Passenger Truck List, HO gauge
John Fiscella's extensive listing of trucks manufactured for HO passenger cars in HO gauge, in .PDF format.
The goal of this site is to keep and maintain an international based list of all the web sites which are truly related to Scale Models.
SP passenger car modelling
Bruce Petty's photos and descriptions of SP passenger car models.
SP HO Models avail, non-brass
David Coscia's listing of non-brass models available for SP and subsidiaries
The Coach Yard
The Coach Yard imported brass passenger car models
Union Station Products
Union Station Products passenger car models
Fully searchable database of over 9000 model railroad, railfan and industry web sites.
Tortoise Switch Machine mount
An alternative way to mount Tortoise and twin coil switch machines.