Yahoo Groups


A Yahoo Group discussing the operations of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Anything related to BNSF and Burlington Northern and the Santa Fe Railroad, before the merger. Also, past operations of the two roads.

Cajon Pass Group

The Cajon Pass Group gathers all those people interested in that part of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad that goes from San Bernardino to Victorville, California, known as Cajon Pass. The Cajon Pass Discussion Group is an on-line discussion for persons involved in the Cajon Pass Group. Our purpose is to pool our resources and our research efforts and to share information among those of us who are interested in modeling Cajon Pass or who want to help preserve the railroad history of that area.

California Trains

A group based upon our own Chris Walker’s website.

Cal Railfans

Cal Railfans is a list whose mission is to keep us informed of the railroad happenings in the State of California. Discussion should be focused on California, but general railfan questions and discussion including the states of Nevada, Oregon, and Arizona is welcome.

Citrus Modeling

The Citrus Industry Modeling Group is a group for modelers, railfans and historians.

The first purpose of this group is to collect, preserve and share information about the citrus industry in Southern California as it pertains to the operations of the Santa Fe, Southern Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads. This includes citrus farming, packing and shipping activities and the equipment, practices and economic aspects related to these activities.
The second purpose of this group is to use this information to create accurate and realistic representations of the citrus industry and related railroad equipment and operations on model railroads.

Orange County Railroad Branches

News, updates and photos of railroad activity on the Orange County California branch lines. Current as well as historical contributions are gladly welcomed.

So Cal Rails

So Cal Rails is a group dedicated to the railroads of Southern California, past and present. For all railfans who love places such as Tehachapi, Cajon, the Needles Sub, the former ATSF Surf Line. From Tehachapi to San Diego and the Mexican border… This is the place to discuss it all.

Espee Forever

This group is for lovers of the Southern Pacific RR or “Espee” TODAY and represents the “current” and former SP, SSW and DRGW. Other sites have prohibited the continuing coverage of the SP today.


The Foamers’ List exists for the exchange of timely information about Western Railroading. Foamers exists for the dissemination of breaking news and information on trains which are en route or recently spotted.

Tehachapi Railfans

Tehachapi Railfans is a gathering place for those interested in railroading in the Tehachapi area and the Antelope Valley. If its railroad related from this area, this is the place to post it. Topics discussed can include history, operations, modeling, memorabilia, and recollections relating to railroading in the Tehachapi area.

Railfan Photo

Discussion of topics related to railroad photography including cameras, film and other hardware, web sites and posting photos on the internet, information sharing of good railroad photo locations and any other rail-photography related topic.

Tunnel Motors

This group is to talk about tunnel motors. The Tunnel motor was first built back in the early 1970’s by EMD for Southern Pacific Cotton Belt and Denver & Rio Grande Western.

Union Pacific

This list is for discussion and info on the Union Pacific Railroad, its history, modern operations, and its many locomotives.