Dedicated to protecting and sharing California’s railway heritage, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation works to bring railway history to life.


As the driving force behind North America’s finest railroad destinations, we are constantly striving to preserve our shared history, inspire future generations, and educate the global community about the past, present, and future of railroad technology and innovation.

OnTrack Magazine

OnTrack, the official magazine of the California State Railroad Museum and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, is published by the California State Railroad Museum Foundation. Distributed free of charge to Museum and Park members, OnTrack’s purpose is to provide updates about programs and initiatives of the Museum and Railtown 1897 and to highlight fundraising activities of the Foundation.

Fall 2022 Issue

Staff & Board

Tim Schroepfer
President & CEO
(916) 324-8859
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Megan Villapudua
Chief Operating Officer
(916) 365-9294
[email protected]

Shell Mercurio
Director of Finance & Human Resources, Chief Finance Officer
(916) 324-4558

Tom Grenache
Director of Retail Operations
(916) 324-5718

Belen Koch
Director of Membership, Office Manager and Board Liaison
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Melanie Alvarez
Director of Events
(916) 900-2317
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Kevin Hecteman
Marketing & Communications Manager
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CSRMF Board of Directors

Jim Houpt

Todd Aquilina
Vice Chair

Thomas (Thom) M. Gilbert, CPA
Immediate Past Chair

David Seward

Mary Helmich

Steve Szalay
Executive Committee Director-at-Large

Ryan Doyle
Executive Committee Director-at-Large



The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is pleased to present our year ending statement of activities. It is our mission to raise and manage funds to support the California State Railroad Museum and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

Audited Financial Statements

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