Historic Trains from Many Eras


Our collection includes, steam, diesel, freight and passenger trains Our Collection


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The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum is home to the largest collection of historic trains in New York State! Ride our vintage trains during our special events hosted from April through December. Located on Route 251 in the Town of Rush, our volunteers work year round to preserve Rochester’s rich railroading heritage for future generations to enjoy!

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Museum Blog

March Meeting – Preserving Erie Railroad Cars

March Meeting – Preserving Erie Railroad Cars

Join us on March 19 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 mee...
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February Meeting – Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad

February Meeting – Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad

Join us on February 20 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 ...
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January Meeting – Pete Swanson presents Genesee & Wyoming in the 1980s

January Meeting – Pete Swanson presents Genesee & Wyoming in the 1980s

Join us on January 16, 2020, for our monthly meeting and 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...
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