I’m a Fan

Stories about Missouri Pacific from non-employee supporters and fans.

Stories from MPHS members and other MP fans on why they are interested in our favorite railroad.

If you are a fan of the Missouri Pacific or one of its subsidiaries, you are welcome to add your story. Submit your article to [email protected].

A question I’ve been asked fairly often over the years, as I’ve not lived in MP/TP territory for almost 50 years. I grew...

I grew up in south Kansas City, about a mile west of the old Bendix plant and the MOP Coffeeville sub.  I could...

I started on the C&EI railroad in 1969, 2 weeks after I turned 17 as a labor in the roundhouse. Work my way up to...

Right after WW2, when I was 3 or 4 years old, my parents bought a house in Arnold, MO, in the middle of nowhere...

Like some others have indicated, my primary interest is in another railroad. In my case, the Southern Railroad. But, as I’m sure a...

It sure seems like growing up near Mopac influenced a lot of us. I’m no exception.My childhood home was located near Tower 18,...

My earliest years of railfanning were family vacations along the Santa Fe and Route 66.  At thirteen (1975), I moved with my family from...

Looking out my front door growing up, I would see the Clarksville, Ark MOP depot. Many times I helped unload boxcars full of...

I’m mostly a lurker, but I’ll pipe up since asked. As a kid in Los Angeles  I would occasionally see engines in normal...

I grew up in a two railroad town, Marshall, Missouri. The MOP mainline ran around the east side of town alongside the city...

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We are a non-profit, all volunteer group. All monies collected through dues and purchases from the Company Store go towards the effort to preserve the history of the Missouri Pacific Railroad and its predecessors. Come join us in that effort.

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Regular Members receive 4 issues of the Eagle, MPHS Calendar, member discounts at the Company Store, full access to the MPHS Archives, and access to participate on the MPHS Forums.

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Based on 12-month period beginning with receipt of dues

Includes a subscription to our quarterly magazine, The Eagle

New members will receive the current issue of  The Eagle  upon receipt of dues

Includes a full-color calendar for the following year (issued with 3rd quarter The Eagle)

Includes a 5% discount on many items in the company store

Access to the online MPHS Forums

Available anywhere in the world

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Sustaining Members receive all the benefits of Regular Members, plus donate $25 toward MPHS Operating Expenses.  

Recognition in The Eagle.

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per Year

Based on 12-month period beginning with receipt of dues

Includes a subscription to our quarterly magazine, The Eagle

New members will receive the current issue of  The Eagle  upon receipt of dues

Includes a full-color calendar for the following year (issued with 3rd quarter The Eagle)

Includes a 7.5% discount on many items in the company store

Access to the online MPHS Forums

Available anywhere in the world

Your name listed in The Eagle

$25 of your dues are tax deductible

Eagle Member

Eagle Members receive all the benefits of Regular and Sustaining Members, plus donate $50 toward MPHS Operating Expenses.  

Recognition in The Eagle.

$

100

00

per Year

Based on 12-month period beginning with receipt of dues

Includes a subscription to our quarterly magazine, The Eagle

New members will receive the current issue of  The Eagle  upon receipt of dues

Includes a full-color calendar for the following year (issued with 3rd quarter The Eagle)

Includes a 10% discount on many items in the company store

Access to the online MPHS Forums

Available anywhere in the world

John Bromley print (new members, not renewals)

Your name listed in The Eagle

$50 of your dues are tax deductible