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... Southern Pacific and the Krauss Maffei Hydraulics by Robert Zenk due in April 2014.
NEW — Complete, downloadable Trainline index, issues 1-113. Click here!
New! New! New! SP models website — click here!
A vivid and personal pictorial of the fascinating parade of these unique locomotives. History, development, modifications and experimental features are discussed. Much of the information has never been published. 300 pages, library bound with bibliography and index. 300 Black and White and Color photos, including some previously unpublished photos by Alan Aske. Remember your membership discount. Click here to order! Not a member? Click here to join.
Available Now at the Company Store!
Southern Pacific Painting & Lettering Guide by Jeffery Alan Cauthen & John R. Signor
We are happy to offer this companion book to our passenger car series. Illustrates paint and lettering schemes for both passenger car and locomotives from 1913-1996. Remember your membership discount. Click here to order! Not a member? Click here to join.