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We encourage you to use the menu above to explore our site. There is quite a bit of information about the San Antonio Railroad Heritage Museum and our Divisions, and different topics that might interest you located in the different areas of our site. We just can't fit it all on our opening page.

The San Antonio Railroad Heritage Museum and it's divisions are not affiliated with any other transportation or railroad museum or 501❨c❩(3) nonprofit organization.  See the above menu under About Us and Our divisions for a complete listing of our divisions.

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The World’s Largest Steam Locomotive is coming to the Alamo City!!!

  • Posted October 18th 2019, 12:25 AM
  • By IronHorse

That’s right, the newly restored Union Pacific #4014 “The Big Boy” is touring the UP System to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad, and making a stop in San Antonio. and is going to be on public display right next to San Antonio’s Steam Locomotive.

For public safety reasons, cab tours of the Big Boy are NOT Likely.  However, members of the Friends of the SP794, a division of the San Antonio Railroad Heritage Museum, will be available for SP #794 cab tours and answer questions.

The last time an operating steam locomotive in downtown San Antonio was in 2006.  So don't miss out on being part of a history and Come on out and support Steam Rail Heritage!!! 

SARHM interviewed for a Podcast

  • Posted July 31st 2019, 11:07 PM
  • By IronHorse

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 area.

We had a great time during the interview, discussing individual life events involving railroading, railroad history in both San Antonio, and across the country, designs, the beginning of SARHM, current projects and a previously unpublished glimpse into our future.  We invite you to go to their site and give it a listen, but we must warn you….it is NOT the average 30-minute podcast.  It is 3 and 1/2 times longer than normal, but well worth the time.


We are currently working to acquire the former Tex-Mex Depot in Alice, TX.  The primary goal of this project is to preserve the depot and display railroad artifacts from the Tex-Mex Railroad.

If you are interested in this project, let us know.  We can use your support.

To join in the effort, please become a member by filling out a membership application and paying your dues.
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