Links to all the train-related pages of my site

TRAINS, TRAINS, TRAINS

I have always loved trains, so when I became a stamp collector, it was natural that I should collect stamps with a rail theme -
a locomotive, a train, a streetcar, almost any rail-related image.
Below are links to all the pages of my site with a rail theme.

Page

Date Created

Date Updated

Nature of Update

R is for RPO - Railway Post Offices - what were they?

5/1/2000

07/01/2004

Major revision and expansion of Forerunners section

T is for Topicals - Topical collecting is popular - Trains are a popular topical topic

5/1/2000

5/1/2000

Creation

Trains on US stamps - All the stamps of the US with trains - OVERVIEW PAGE
Start on this page for images of ALL the stamps and stationery, then go to the individual pages for details.

PLEASE NOTE that the "page" numbers below are relics from an earlier version of this index, and each "page" is now actually multiple pages.

4/21/2001

02/01/2019

Added Scott numbers to this index

Added Page 12, with new issues since 2002

... Trains on US stamps - Locals and Expresses - Baldwin thru Wyman (3 pages)

8/18/2001

8/30/2002

Added links to Mosher page

... Trains on US stamps - page 1 - 1869 thru 1877 (2 pages)
...... Scott numbers 114, R129, R130, R131, R150, RN-N3, U221, RO86c

3/22/2001

11/28/2004

Added text, images, examples, and links

... Trains on US stamps - page 2 - 1880 thru 1912 (4 pages)
...... Scott numbers RS161d, 293, 295, Q3, Q5, Q9, 398, 402

3/22/2001

11/28/2004

Added text, images, examples, and links

... Trains on US stamps - page 2b - 1913
..... Why there is NOT a rail vehicle on Scott 398/402
..... (though there should be)

11/16/2004

11/16/2004

Creation

... Trains on US stamps - page 3 - 1944 thru 1950 (5 pages)
...... Scott numbers 922, 924, 947, UC17, 961, 987, 993

3/22/2001

11/28/2004

Added text, images, examples, and links

... Trains on US stamps - page 4 - 1952 thru 1970 (4 pages)
...... Scott numbers 1006, postal stationery essays, 1164, 1196, 1323, 1415

3/22/2001

11/28/2004

Added text, images, examples, and links

... Trains on US stamps - page 5 - 1974 thru 1976 (4 pages)
...... Scott numbers 1442, 1506, 1511, 1573, 1669, U582, 1742

3/22/2001

3/22/2001

Creation from monolithic version

... Trains on US stamps - page 5c - 1980
... Scott 1742 - Is it rail-related?

11/30/2004

03/04/2005

Added comments from Texas reader

... Trains on US stamps - page 6 - 1978 thru 1984 (3 pages)
...... Scott numbers 1755, 1612, 1897A, 1898, 2059-62, 1905

3/22/2001

3/22/2001

Creation from monolithic version

... Trains on US stamps - page 7 - 1987 thru 1988 (3 pages)
...... Scott numbers 2226, 2362-66, 2259, 2265

3/22/2001

3/22/2001

Creation from monolithic version

... Trains on US stamps - page 8 - 1988 thru 1992 (3 pages)
...... Scott numbers 2263, 2402, UC62, (2434-37), 2561, 1905a, 2712

3/22/2001

3/22/2001

Creation from monolithic version

... Trains on US stamps - page 9 - 1993 thru 1995 (3 pages)
...... Scott numbers 2779-82, 2843-47, 2463

3/22/2001

3/22/2001

Creation from monolithic version

... Trains on US stamps - page 10 - 1996 thru 1999 (4 pages)
...... Scott numbers 2981i, 3000g, UX227, 3085, 3182c, 3183f, 3184d, 3209b, 3185k, 3186d

3/22/2001

01/16/2002

Moved 3333 ff to page 11

... Trains on US stamps - page 11 - 2000 thru 2002 (3 pages)
...... Scott numbers 3333-3337, UX307-11, 3505, 3518, UX373, 3565, 3582, 3595, 3627, 3629, 3643, 3700, 3717, 3730

1/16/2002

02/01/2019

- Added press sheet to All Aboard issue;
- Added Ohio and California to Greetings From America issues;
- Added coil to Antique Toys issue

... Trains on US stamps - page 12 - 2003 thru 2019 (1 page)
...... Scott numbers 4305, 4547, 4705, 4710m, 4739, 4748h, 4748i, 4801j, 4970, (2019 new issue)

02/02/2019

02/02/2019

Creation for 2019 Sesquicentennial of Transcontinental Railroad!

Trains on Private Express Labels and Stamps of the U.S.
New catalog by Bruce Mosher

8/29/2002

8/29/2002

Creation

Trains on Cinderellas
an article I wrote for The Dispatcher

10/17/2002

02/09/2014

Corrected error - Danish steamship stamp

... Trains on Argentine Revenues
Dispatcher article and Catalogue

12/12/2004

02/20/2006

Added colors and images for Formosa

... Railway Parcel and Letter Stamps of the World
Examples and information about all the ones with trains

12/04/2004

03/09/2006

New information about New Zealand essay

... Railway Parcel and Letter Stamps of Great Britain

10/24/2002

12/06/2004

Added conversation with Tony Goodbody

... Railway Parcel Stamps of Denmark

10/24/2002

12/06/2004

Added conversation with Tony Goodbody

... Railway Personnel Charity Stamps of Denmark

10/10/2002

05/16/2018

Rewrote text, added many images

... Why All Railway Parcel Stamps (including Belgium's) are Cinderellas

12/04/2004

12/04/2004

Creation

... Belgium: Railway Stamps

01/22/2007

01/22/2007

An extensive new sub-site displaying all of the rail-themed stamps issued by Belgium

... Trains on envelope seals of Germany and Austria-Hungary

11/11/2004

11/11/2004

Creation

Trains on Postal Stationery
an article I wrote for The Dispatcher

1/7/2003

2/20/2003

Added, revised

... Trains on Postal Stationery - listings
A set of pages with scans and text descriptions of all the rail philatelic postal stationery I know of

1/7/2003

11/20/2004

Recent additions to France, Bolivia, Peru, Spain, Australia, New Zealand

Trains on Covers
an article I wrote for The Dispatcher

02/06/2003

02/06/2003

Creation

Trains on Fred Collins Hand Painted FDCs
My favorite First Day Cover maker's covers often show trains

06/18/2000

02/21/2003

Creation

Trains on Stamps of Austria - the collection of Dexter C Wright

6/15/2002

6/15/2002

Creation

Trains on advertising covers

8/6/2001

1/25/2003

Major overhaul - split into six pages, added covers and text

Trains on U.S. Philatelic Exhibition Seals

1/18/2002

1/18/2002

Creation

Railroad Perfins of the U.S.A.
more from the Dexter Wright collection

07/06/2004

07/06/2004

Creation

Trains on Argentine Revenues
Still more from the Dexter Wright collection

07/07/2004

07/07/2004

Creation

B & O 108th - A hand-drawn commemorative cover created by a collector, for the 108th anniversary of the B&O Railroad, with the interesting letter it contained.

3/26/2001

3/26/2001

Creation

Locomotives on old illustrations by Currier & Ives

2/15/2001

2/15/2001

Creation

What was "The DeWitt Clinton"?

2/15/2001

2/15/2001

Creation

wymans.html - What is the train on the Wyman's Local Post stamp of 1844?

8/21/2001

8/21/2001

Creation

Trains in Ukraine and Hungary - A page with photos of trains in Ukraine and Hungary, from a trip I took with my father in 1999.

5/5/2000

5/5/2000

Creation

War Department envelopes used in collecting weather data, 1870-90 - A group of covers (with trains on them)

1/13/2002

1/25/2003

Added an item

Mount Tamalpais Railroad - A charming advertising pamphlet for the reCreational area north of San Francisco, circa 1924

6/28/2002

6/28/2002

Creation

Trains and Planes
A page showing First Flight covers with a train in the cachet, and some related items.

01/25/2003

01/25/2003

Creation

Souvenir Envelopes and Cancels of the Celebrate the Century Express
an article I wrote for The Dispatcher

11/14/2004

11/14/2004

Creation

200th Anniversary of Trevithick's Penydarrem, and the Birth of Rail Locomotives
an article I wrote for The Dispatcher

11/15/2004

11/15/2004

Creation

THE RAILWAYS OF AMERICA, A study of postage stamps, by A. M. Goodbody

4/1/2002

11/18/2004

Restored from CJRRU website

American Railroad Journal - 12/21/1833
A set of pages with scans of a 16-page issue of this early Railroad publication

12/30/2004

12/30/2004

Creation


If Trains on Stamps is a topic that interests you,
I recommend you join the



Casey Jones Rail Road Unit of the ATA

Click on the Casey Jones stamp directly above to visit their web site.

       

For an excellent collection of links to web sites about rail themed stamps of many countries, visit:

RAILWAY THEMATIC STAMP SITES

           


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Revised -- 02/02/2019