Please read: Effective March 1 2023, we will raise our shipping charges. We have absorbed several postal increases during the past couple years and it is time to make a change. There will not be much change for those ordering on-line as the web calculates shipping charges based on weight, distance, and class of mail service.


For mail and phone orders, charges are based on the number of items ordered, not weight. Charges for single-item orders will increase from $6 to $7. Additional items will be charged at $2 per item. For example, if you order a single DVD, the charge will be $7. If you order two, it will be $9. This will also give us the opportunity to send more items via priority mail. (Last year, all multiple 2023 calendar mail orders were sent priority mail, greatly reducing shipping time and mis-handling.)


We have received back from dealers six (6) 2023 Rio Grande calendars. They are available only for on-line orders, one to a customer. 


Default Title: $2,478.00 TWD

IN STOCK AND SHIPPING. The SPH&TS is proud to announce the publication of Southern Pacific Lines Across Texas and Louisiana, 1934-1961, by Joe Dale Morris with George C. Werner. 

The States of Texas and Louisiana and the Southern Pacific Railroad grew up together. In 1853 the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado, the first railroad in Texas was opened; and in the same year the New Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western, the first component railroad of the T&NO in Louisiana was opened. Soon, thirty- four other railroads were built in Texas, forming nine predecessor roads, and nine railroads were built in Louisiana, forming five predecessor railroads. In 1927 the Espee leased all of the predecessor roads to the Texas and New Orleans Railroad and finally in 1934 all of the leased companies were merged into a single company. In 496 pages, including a historical review of the companies, and over 900 black & white and 80 color photos, taken by 50 of the nation's finest photographers, 15 illustrations, 12 maps in full color, a bibliography and index the full story of the Texas and New Orleans Railroad, the Southern Pacific Lines in Texas and Louisiana, is presented.

List price $90, hardcover, 900 b&w and 80 color photos, 504 pages. SKU: SPTXLA. Posted 9-21-12.