CANCELLED – March Meeting – Preserving Erie Railroad Cars

Erie Railroad Business Car
The first priority of the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum is the safety of its visitors, volunteers, and members. Over the last few weeks, we have taken every precaution in accordance with state and local authorities. However, with new guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control to cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more thr...
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The End of Erie Railroad Passenger Service in Rochester

Erie Railroad Industry Depot 1910
Last Erie Trip Draws Score Democrat & Chronicle - September 28, 1941 They went down to Avon as paying passengers and came back as “deadheads.” Thus did 20 men yesterday experience the “feel” of riding the Erie rails for the last time. This farewell to the Erie, which will discontinue its Rochester-Avon run Tuesday afternoon, was made by members of the Rochester [Chapter ...
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Industry Depot finish painting starts

After many hours of hard work of scraping, sanding, and priming, the finish painting on the south end of our ex-Erie Railroad Industry, NY depot started in earnest on Saturday, August 14.   With a crew of 6+ volunteers, the work progressed well throughout the day.   The crew is well into the repainting just after lunch.   This is looking north at...
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