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National Train Day at Rochester Amtrak Station
May 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm| Free
Celebrate Amtrak’s National Train Day with us at Rochester’s Amtrak Station! Join representatives from the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum and the New York Museum of Transportation for National Train Day and to learn all about trains past and present! We will have on display a vintage wooden velocipede, track tools, and kerosene lanterns used by railroad workers a hundred years ago. Enjoy a live telegraph demonstration and see scale models of trolleys that once served the city of Rochester. Learn what our volunteers are doing to preserve Rochester’s rich railroading heritage, and join us for special trolley and train rides the following day on Sunday, May 11. This event takes place at the Rochester Amtrak Station.