Ride behind a real steam train on August 26-27

Steam Train
You’ve heard of Thomas the Tank Engine™, here’s his real-life cousin! For the first time since 1955, the hills will once again echo with steam whistles when the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum hosts real steam train rides on August 19-20 and 26-27. The museum will host Viscose Co. No. 6, a vintage steam locomotive that once operated for the American Viscose C...
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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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Panoramic progress on our passenger car siding!

 Panoramic progress! Our R&GVRRM Track Crew was again working on the extension of our passenger car siding on Tuesday evening, August 2, 2011. With the east rail set and spiked, work was well underway to continue to gauge and spike the west rail. In this panoramic image (the tracks are actually straight!), you can see the siding extension in the middle, the ...
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