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Rochester’s Rich Railroading Heritage


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Nov. 16 Museum Meeting – Coast to Coast with Devan Lawton

Nov. 16 Museum Meeting – Coast to Coast with Devan Lawton

The program for our November meeting will be presented by Devan Lawton. Since 1971, when Devan purchased his first 35mm SLR Nikon camera, he has been covering the railroad scene in North America and Europe....
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Oct. 20 Museum Meeting – Steam Excursions of the 1980s and 1990s

Oct. 20 Museum Meeting – Steam Excursions of the 1980s and 1990s

Join us for our monthly meeting at the 40 & 8 Club, 933 University Ave., Rochester, N.Y. Free parking in Greek Orthodox Church parking lot next door. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Brief business meeting follo...
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October Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

October Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

October 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 Our most popular event: Enjoy a mile-and-a-half train ride through our rural museum grounds, located in the scenic heart of the Genesee Valley! Ride aboard authentically restored fr...
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