About Us 2018-11-18T08:41:04+00:00

Listed are the generous sponsors who enabled the celebration event and the partners that formed the organizing committee and planned the variety of railroad history activities.


An Hispanic woman-owned small business incorporated in New Mexico providing high-tech clients experienced new business pursuit, proposal leadership, and engineering services.

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express (NMRX) is a commuter rail system serving the metropolitan areas of Albuquerque and Santa Fe – owned by the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) and managed by Rio Metro Regional Transit District, a regional transportation agency. The Rail Runner operates between Belén and Santa Fe on a 96-mile system with stations at Los Lunas, Isleta Pueblo, Albuquerque, Los Ranchos, Bernalillo, and Santo Domingo Pueblo.

Located on the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Step into the past and experience the splendor of the American Southwest at La Fonda on the Plaza, the only hotel situated on the historic Santa Fe Plaza where tasteful, modern conveniences blend with the warmth of authentic New Mexican style.

Their mission is to promote the prosperity and welfare of the City and County of Santa Fe and their inhabitants, to preserve and maintain the ancient landmarks, historical structures and traditions of Old Santa Fe and to guide their growth and development in such a way as to promote that unique charm and distinction: born of age, culture, tradition and environment, which are the priceless assets and heritage of Santa Fe.

Building America for more than 155 years by serving customers, communities and shareholders with a passion for performance, high ethical standards and teamwork. A freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans. The Union Pacific Railroad system is the second largest in the United States and it is one of the world's largest transportation companies.


Located on the historic Santa Fe Plaza next to the Palace of the Governors. The museum and the Palace of the Governors National Historic Landmark are distinctive emblems of our nation's history.

A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting the Hispano arts, culture and traditions of Northern New Mexico organized as a Center of Hispanic Culture and Learning. As much an educational and community gathering space as a museum, the museum celebrates Santa Fe’s—and New Mexico’s—rich Hispanic heritage.

A nonprofit volunteer program dedicated to environmental education, litter awareness, and prevention and beautification programs. Keep Santa Fe Beautiful Inc. and the City of Santa Fe sponsor numerous city cleanup events.

Visit Santa Fe and experience our railroad history. Santa Fe is a magical, exuberant, colorful journey at any time of year. Our legendary history and culture will fascinate and inspire you. Our art galleries and diverse visual arts span ancient traditional art to the most contemporary, making it one of the largest and most important art markets in the country.

Situated in the heart of Santa Fe’s Railyard District, offering a variety of programming options including art, independent, foreign language, documentary, and mainstream hits in eleven state-of-the-art auditoriums with luxurious cinema chairs along with a casual restaurant featuring a stone hearth pizza oven.

Santa Fe’s newest coffee shop, sits like a fishbowl in the middle of the Railyard, a minimalist cafe space with a bar made of concrete and vintage bricks, with plenty of glass and open space that create a zen-like sense of calm.
Specialty coffee, breakfast tacos, and treats

A nonprofit volunteer organization to serve the community and maintain an award winning urban park at the south end of the Railyard. Through a successful public/private partnership with City of Santa Fe Parks Division and the Santa Fe Conservation Trust, the Railyard Park Conservancy provides all of the horticultural care for the cultivated gardens and landscapes in the 13-acre Railyard Park and offers a wide variety of community educational programming in addition to jurying temporary public art in the Railyard Park.

A vibrant urban gathering place for all Santa Feans to celebrate their history, arts, recreation, landscape, and environment. Ten-year anniversary is September 16, 2018.

The railway company began operations in 1992, after the AT&SF Railway ended operations on their Lamy to Santa Fe line and a group of local businesspeople purchased the line, saving it from abandonment. This not only preserved freight service into Santa Fe, but saved the rail corridor through Santa Fe enabling today's Rail Runner commuter service. The railway includes several coaches used for charter services and two EMD GP7 locomotives (one rebuilt to GP16 specifications).

A nonprofit charitable museum organization based on a simple idea: children learn by doing. The museum provides an informal environment that fosters connections among children and families, and encourages active participation in the learning process through interactive exhibits and programs. The museum builds upon a child’s sense of joy and discovery by cultivating habits of inquiry in the arts, sciences, and humanities.

A local land trust dedicated to preserving the spirit of place among the communities of northern New Mexico by protecting open spaces and critical wildlife habitat, creating trails, and protecting the traditional landscapes of our diverse cultures.

A nonprofit organization that promotes a general interest in trains and the hobby of model railroading – the "World's Greatest Hobby". Members model several different scales and specialties, including narrow-gauge trains. At Christmas, club members operate a holiday layout (O-scale) in the lobby of the First National Bank on the Santa Fe Plaza. The club installed and maintains the operating model railroad layout in the Lamy Railroad and History Museum. The club is currently installing a permanent operating model railroad layout in the Santa Fe Depot in the Railyard (ca. 1938 details).

A foundation that helps donors plan and carry out their giving in Santa Fe and beyond. We improve the quality of life in Northern New Mexico by building and managing charitable funds established by individuals, families, groups, organizations, and institutions. We make grants from these funds that both anticipate and respond to community need. We also provide technical assistance, convening, and grantmaking services to family foundations.