RESTORATION NEWS - MKT-402 AKA The "Mallard"
RESTORATION NEWS - MKT 402 AKA The "Mallard" to be restored
WE NEED YOUR DONATIONS!!!!
So here is the list of the pieces of equipment that we are looking to get with photos:
|$15,000||St Louis - San Francisco Railway (SLSF) Frisco #514 Coach Passenger car, built 1883|
2021 Membership Drive
Now is your chance to get on board with SARHM at a discounted price of
$10 off our regular membership dues.
And yes, you can Join online!!!Just click on the Blue Become a Member button on the right side of the site and follow the instructions and enter 2021MrbDrive during checkout in our Company Store.
General Membership Meeting
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Members your Presents is Requested
ANNOUNCEMENT: Our New Newsletter has been published
We are pleased to announce that we have published our first newsletter in a while. Please take a look at it. It can be found In the menu above under About Us →Our Newsletter.
SARHM interviewed for a Podcast
Gary Rodriguez, President, and B.L. Miers, Treasurer, had the pleasure of being interviewed by Kevin Barron of Beyond the Riverwalk for a podcast. Each week the Barron family produce a new issue which is uploaded to their site, for all their listeners to download and listen to. Most of these recordings are 30 minutes in length with topics about different organizations, events in the San Antonio…
150th Anniversary - Transcontinental Railroad Completion
Today marks the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.
The Union Pacific has been very busy during the last few years, restoring a steam locomotive that when they retired them from revenue service in 1959, they would never be operated again.
A few days again Big Boy UP4014, backed out of its stall in the UP Steam Shop in Cheyenne WY under its own power. This is simply an awesome piece of railroading history that has been fully restored and is now back on the rails…
Changes are Coming!
We are making some changes. And no, we are not making these changes to follow "Big Business" More to come!
Texas Supreme Court Takes on the Hays Street Bridge Case
Have a Safe and Happy New Year!
Surprises in SP Alamo
"The Alamo" business car has many surprises hidden away in the depths of its interior. In one of the four staterooms, in a closet, a paper bag was found with a stack of kitchen towels. These towels are marked SOUTHERN PACIFIC and PULLMAN. Most of the towels are in mint condition but only yellowed from years of storage.