Montour Railroad 

Montour Railroad


Bridges and Tunnels







Working on the Montour

Schaeffer Stories

Sposato Stories


Railroading 101



This web site is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Montour Railroad. 



Gene P. Schaeffer is pleased to announce the publication of a new book about the 

Montour Railroad.


Order your copy TODAY! click here for more details.

Thank you to all who sent in donations to the web site to keep it running for another year!

Visit the discussions on the Montour Railroad Historical Society Discussion Group and visit the Society Homepage for additional photos, discussions and more. 

UPDATE 14-Nov-2019

Added audio of a Gene Scheaffer interview of Howard Krater.
Howard worked on the Montour starting in 1927/
UPDATE 19-Dec-2018

Add more articles from Bryan Seip from the Historical Society
UPDATE 5-Oct-2018

Article by Foster Doak on W. PA railroading.
UPDATE 2-May-2018

Fixed the Gallery, the photos are back.
UPDATE 16-Apr-2018

Added more History Columns from the Trail Newslatter by Bryan Seip

Please contact me if you have any information. I am looking for old photos, stories and whatever else might be available. Don't forget to check out the Yahoo Montour Railroad Group, photos, discussions and more.

You can buy the ORIGINAL Gene P. Schaeffer's book on the Montour Railroad here

For Gene's new book, see New Montour Railroad Book.

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