Resources

The California State Railroad Museum Library became the recipient of a large portion of the official records of the Southern Pacific. The Library welcomes reasonable requests for information. The email address for the Library is . We appreciate the opportunity to publicize their wonderful work.

This index covers Volumes 1 through 5 of the Society's Southern Pacific Passenger Car series. It may be used as a finding index to locate a specific car and the particular volume of the series in which that car is discussed. Prepared by John Carrol, Jeff Cauthen and Jack Herris.

Download index files (PDF format):
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Selected pages from the 1960 SP Rulebook. Learn the correct terminology, see signal indications and their names, learn the difference between train indicator lamps and markers and see how they were used.

Member websites, topical resources and related materials.

A compilation of essentially every book and booklet about the SP and its related subsidiaries. Listed alphabetically by title.

This site has hundreds of SP links, organized by the following categories: Historical Societies, Large and Important SP Websites, Bibliographies and Online Books, Online Personal Stories, Cabooses, Ferries and Transfer boats, Freight Cars, Locomotives, Passenger Cars, Online Image Sites, Online and "Brick and Mortar" Museums, Pacific Electric, Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge, Southern Pacific Structures and Stations, Miscellaneous, Modeling, Railcams on Ex-Southern Pacific Lines.