The Santa Fe Railway Historical & Modeling Society is an independent non-profit corporation devoted to preserving, studying, and sharing information about the former Santa Fe Railway; from its rich history and fascinating operations, to its distinctive equipment and facilities.


NOTICE:  The members’ discount coupon code has CHANGED.  Click here to obtain.

The Society is proud to release two new books:

  • Livestock Operations: History, Equipment, Facilities & Modeling.  By J. Stephen Sandifer.  Learn more.  Instructions for accessing on-line supplemental information are available in the book description.  (On-line supplemental information has been updated to include PDF files in addition to the original Excel files. There is also some new information. 5-Oct-2019)
  • Santa Fe Hoppers & Gondolas: 1960 – 1995.  By Charles Slater.  Learn more.

NEW!  Society decals and detail parts now in on-line Company Store!  Check them out here.  [Posted July 17, 2019]

Upcoming:  23rd Annual Kansas City Mini-Meet.  Learn more.

Kistler Photos Now Available for Order!  If you have always wanted some of Stan Kistler’s iconic photographs of Santa Fe equipment, now is your chance.  Ordering Information. Additional catalogs added!  [Posted September 12, 2019]

Addendum to “An Organizational History of the Santa Fe: 1869- 1995” available!  Additional information on this topic has become available and Bob Walz has compiled it into an Addendum to his work.  The Addendum is included with new sales and is free for anyone who purchased one already.  If you have already purchased, just email us at and let us know whether you prefer a digital or hard copy Addendum and the address!

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