The Railroad Artifact Preservation Society is a Texas non-profit corporation whose primary purpose is to preserve “Historically Significant Railroad Artifacts of the United States.”

The Santa Fe Railroad had an undeniably important impact on the development of the nation and our culture.

It is vital to preserve not only the history of the railroad but the significant artifacts and locomotives which illustrate the design genius of the Santa Fe Railway Mechanical Engineering Department.

Mission Statement

To create a world class museum related to the progress of locomotive design and development on the Santa Fe Railway and the powerful role played by Santa Fe men and women in these developments.

Vision Statement

To preserve and transmit the value of not only the artifacts, but relate the significance of the artifacts and related history to the general public on a personal level.

“To assemble in a secure, indoor facility a 5,000 SF HO scale model railroad that showcases the Santa Fe Locomotive Development story, written by the late Larry E. Brasher. The model railroad will be supported by real Santa Fe Railway artifacts and other displays to enhance the history represented on the model railroad.

Contact Information:

Railroad Artifact Preservation Society, Inc.


Phone 806-674-0472,


Photo Credit: Sam D. Teague

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