The Interurban Railway Museum's Johnnie J. Myers Research Center contains photographs, books, oral histories, visual media, documents, and artifacts. 

The archives are available by appointment only to qualified researchers. The Research Center is happy to make photographs and other materials available to filmmakers and local broadcast media for commercial and non-commercial productions.

Special courtesy is extended to cities and towns located along the former routes of the Texas Electric Railway. 


All holdings are accessible to researchers.

The Research Center welcomes professional researchers as well as students from local colleges and universities.

To arrange a research appointment at the Research Center, please contact museum Curator Robert Haynes at 972-941-2117 (or after museum hours at 214-280-8026), or email

Hours: Monday through Friday 10am to 2pm

Please contact Curator Robert Haynes if you wish to gift archival materials to the Research Center, which will further the cause of research in the history of electric transportation in Texas. We appreciate all support that enables our mission!

The Interurban Railway Museum Archive

For research relating to general Plano history, please visit the
Plano Public Library Genealogy Center at Haggard Library 
2501 Coit Road
Plano, TX 75075