Historical Societies

Nationally recognized railroad societies

St. Louis RPM includes the largest annual gathering of railroad societies in the U.S.! 20 or more societies will be on hand with books, maps, reference material, models and more to aid your research and modeling efforts. The railroad historical society meeting is usually held on Friday evening.

Scroll down to see which historical societies have been at the event in previous years and who is confirmed to be present at the 2021 event.

ACL/SAL/SCL Railroads Historical SocietyVisit Website
Burlington Route Historical SocietyVisit Website
Central of Georgia Railway Historical SocietyVisit Website
Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad Historical SocietyVisit Website
Great Northern Railway Historical SocietyVisit Website
Gulf Mobile & Ohio Railroad Historical SocietyVisit Website
Illinois Traction SocietyVisit Website
Louisville & Nashville Railroad Historical SocietyVisit Website
Milwaukee Road Historical AssociationVisit Website
Missouri Pacific Historical SocietyVisit Website
New York Central System Historical SocietyVisit Website
Nickel Plate Road Historical and Technical SocietyVisit Website
Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical SocietyVisit Website
Pullman LibraryVisit Website
Railway & Locomotive Historical SocietyVisit Website
Southern Railway Historical AssociationVisit Website
Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis Historical and Technical SocietyVisit Website
Wabash Railroad Historical SocietyVisit Website