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Welcome to the
Southern Pacific Historical
& Technical Society

We are dedicated to preserving and disseminating the historical record of the Southern Pacific Railroad and its affiliates. We support railfanning, industrial archeology and accurate scale modeling of this great pioneer railroad of the western United States.

Everyone is welcome to join the Society and share member benefits, which include the excellent quarterly journal TRAINLINE, an informative quarterly newsletter, an exciting annual convention, and the opportunity to serve other dedicated Southern Pacific fans and modelers.

Baywindow Mercantile features an extensive variety of widely praised and highly informative books on SP history, operations, and equipment. The store also offers back issues of Trainline and a convenient way to apply for or renew membership in the society.

On the Lineup... At the printers NOW! Southern Pacific & the KM Hydraulics!

NEW — Complete, downloadable Trainline index, issues 1-117. Click here!


Convention 2014 info

Convention information updated August 13, 2014.
Printable registration form now available!

Espee Models - HO Southern Pacific Models
New! New! New! SP models website — click here!

The Southern Pacific in Northern California and Oregon, the Diesel Era in Color

The Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society is pleased to announce the publication of their new book, The Southern Pacific in Northern California and Oregon, the Diesel Era in Color by Mark Hornbeck. The 300 page landscape book contains over 300 Color photos never before published.

The book is available now! Click here to order. Don't forget your member discount! Not a member? Click here to join.

Southern Pacific Painting & Lettering Guide