More Information

For more information on many of the railroads like ownership, type and number of engines and cars, miles of track, etc., visit and consult:

Copeland, P. Allen.  Locomotive Rosters – Railways of the West Indies, Part IV, Puerto Rico”.  Pages 147 – 212.  See/Ver : Railways of the West Indies, Puerto Rico

Deyo, Dave – Well known researcher of the railroads of Puerto Rico.
Conocido investigador de los ferrocarriles de Puerto Rico.  Ver / See Facebook – Historia del ferrocarril en Puerto Rico and other posts in this page.

Dunn, Richard.  Baldwin and Vulcan Locomotives by Richard Dunn

Escudero, Jaime. “Centrales Azucareras de Puerto Rico.” Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Web. 24 Sept. 2014. <>.

Informe del Comisionado del Interior de al Honorable Gobernador de Puerto Rico, 1919

Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña / Archivo General De Puerto Rico.
Fondo De Obras Públicas…Ferrocarriles Y Tranvías
Very Extensive / Trabajo Extenso

Long, W. Rodney.   Porto RicoRailways of Central America and the West Indies . Washington: Government Printing Office, 1925. Pag. 336. Print.  (HATHI TRUST digital Library  (11 Oct. 2013))
Copyright: Public Domain, Google-digitized.

Locomotive Rosters of Puerto Rico / Catálogo de locomotoras de Puerto Rico

Maps, Plans, Other / Mapas, Planos, Otros

Map Railroads in Operation, 1916 / Mapa ferrocarriles en operación, 1916

Railroad Map of Porto Rico (1924) / Mapa Ferroviario de Puerto Rico (1924)
Railroad map of Porto Rico.   Map (39 x 89 cm,  Scale [ca. 1:255,000]).  United States. Dept. of Commerce. [S.l.], 1924.  American Memory Map Collection.   Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, Washington, D.C. 20540-4650.  May 17, 2011 <>

USGS Historical Topographic Maps (Online) / Mapas Topográficos Históricos del USGS (U.S. Geological Survey)

With respect to the sugar mills, I only show in the maps the location of the factory.  In various cases, the railroads of the mills extended to other towns.

All studies are subject to corrections and updates.  There are differences because of various reasons. For instance, date of the research and resources available.


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