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Rochester’s Rich Railroading Heritage


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Museum Blog

March 31 – Easter Bunny Train Rides

March 31 – Easter Bunny Train Rides

The Easter Bunny rides the rails! As the last of winter snows begin to melt, spring is just around the corner! Celebrate the fresh air and warmer weather with a fun family trip to the Rochester & Genesee Va...
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March 3 – Annual Rules Class for Volunteers

March 3 – Annual Rules Class for Volunteers

Our 2018 Annual Rules Class will take place Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the 40 & 8 Club, located at 933 University Ave., in Rochester, N.Y. The class begins at 8:00 a.m., and if you expect to take all three...
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January Meeting

January Meeting

On Thursday, January 18, Dave Coon presents his photos taken along Conrail's Southern Tier Line between 1988 and 1992. Join us for our monthly meeting at the 40 & 8 Club, 933 University Ave., Rochester, N.Y...
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