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January 2015

NYMT- Bring Your Own Train

January 4, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

The New York Museum of Transportation announces its winter event schedule including slide talks and presentations on area trolley history, the Rochester Subway, the Can of Worms, the history of the telegraph and many other interesting topics. All events are on Sundays. They start at 1:00 pm in the museum gallery and are free with admission ($5 adults, $4 age 3-12). Sunday, January 4 "Bring Your Own Train" Model railroaders are invited to bring their favorite HO scale engine and…

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NYMT – The Rochester Subway

January 11, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

The New York Museum of Transportation announces its winter event schedule including slide talks and presentations on area trolley history, the Rochester Subway, the Can of Worms, the history of the telegraph and many other interesting topics. All events are on Sundays. They start at 1:00 pm in the museum gallery and are free with admission ($5.00 adults, $4.00 age 3-12). Sunday, January 11 "The Rochester Subway" Enjoy a presentation of historic images from the museum's vast photo archive that…

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NYMT – A History of Streetcar Development

January 18, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Rochester streetcar at Main and University, 1935 The New York Museum of Transportation announces its winter event schedule including slide talks and presentations on area trolley history, the Rochester Subway, the Can of Worms, the history of the telegraph and many other interesting topics. All events are on Sundays. They start at 1:00 pm in the museum gallery and are free with admission ($5.00 adults, $4.00 age 3-12). Sunday, January 18 "A History of Streetcar Development" Electric railway cars evolved…

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NYMT – Development of American Telegraph

January 25, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

The New York Museum of Transportation announces its winter event schedule including slide talks and presentations on area trolley history, the Rochester Subway, the Can of Worms, the history of the telegraph and many other interesting topics. All events are on Sundays. They start at 1:00 pm in the museum gallery and are free with admission ($5.00 adults, $4.00 age 3-12). Sunday, January 25 "Development of American Telegraph" The telegraph was one of the first examples of instant communications over…

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February 2015

NYMT – A Steam-Powered Journey on the B&O

February 1, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

The New York Museum of Transportation announces its winter event schedule including slide talks and presentations on area trolley history, the Rochester Subway, the Can of Worms, the history of the telegraph and many other interesting topics. All events are on Sundays. They start at 1:00 pm in the museum gallery and are free with admission ($5.00 adults, $4.00 age 3-12). Sunday, February 1 "The Vanishing American - A Steam-Powered Journey on the B&O" Ride along on a steam-powered Baltimore…

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NYMT – A History of the Can of Worms

February 8, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

The New York Museum of Transportation announces its winter event schedule including slide talks and presentations on area trolley history, the Rochester Subway, the Can of Worms, the history of the telegraph and many other interesting topics. All events are on Sundays. They start at 1:00 pm in the museum gallery and are free with admission ($5.00 adults, $4.00 age 3-12). Sunday, February 8 "A History of the Can of Worms" Rochester's I-490/I-590 expressway interchange is a complex engineering work…

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CANCELLED – Bring Your Own Train

February 15, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS. We apologize for the inconvenience. Sunday, February 15 “Bring Your Own Train” - CANCELLED Model railroaders are invited to bring their favorite HO scale engine and cars and watch them pass through tunnels and over bridges as they operate “their own train” on the museum’s huge display layout. NOTE: Our model railroad is powered by conventional DC current.

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May 2015

May 9 – 50th Anniversary of the LA&L Fantrip

May 9, 2015
R&GV Fall Foliage Express

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of dedicated service on the Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad! Our special excursion trains will depart from the Conesus Lake Sportsmens Club in Lakeville, New York, on Saturday, May 9, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. You will enjoy a special end-to-end ride over the LA&L Railroad from Lakeville all the way to Henrietta and return. Ride in comfort aboard our restored 1940s streamlined coaches, pulled by vintage Alco diesel locomotives provided by…

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June 2015

June 20 – Father’s Day Trains

June 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Boarding the Train

Take Dad out for a train ride! Train rides are fun for the whole family. Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic Industry depot and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent inside. Tour our displays while you wait to board your train. You will be welcomed aboard by friendly volunteers as you enjoy your ride aboard restored freight train cabooses. Disembark at our Restoration Shop to tour our collection…

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June 21 – Father’s Day Trains

June 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Boarding the Train

Take Dad out for a train ride! Train rides are fun for the whole family. Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic Industry depot and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent inside. Tour our displays while you wait to board your train. You will be welcomed aboard by friendly volunteers as you enjoy your ride aboard restored freight train cabooses. Disembark at our Restoration Shop to tour our collection…

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July 2015

July 18 – Train Rides and Classic Cars

July 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Classic Cars at R&GV Railroad Museum

Antique automobiles are a great pairing for our vintage trains! Enjoy our exhibit of classic cars. DO YOU HAVE A CLASSIC CAR TO DISPLAY? All exhibitors receive free admission, but space is limited. Please contact us to reserve your spot today! Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic Industry depot and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent inside. Tour our displays while you wait to board your train. You…

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July 19 – Train Rides and Classic Cars

July 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Classic Cars at R&GV Railroad Museum

Antique automobiles are a great pairing for our vintage trains! Enjoy our exhibit of classic cars. DO YOU HAVE A CLASSIC CAR TO DISPLAY? All exhibitors receive free admission, but space is limited. Please contact us to reserve your space today! Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic Industry depot and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent inside. Tour our displays while you wait to board your train. You…

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August 2015

August 15 – Diesel Days

August 15, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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OUR MOST POPULAR WEEKEND EVENT IS BACK! Railroads have been a vital part of our nation’s success for more than 150 years, thanks to continuous expansion and innovation. One of those innovations is the diesel locomotive, which has been the backbone of the industry since the 1940s. From the earliest switch engines to today’s high-horsepower thoroughbreds, the diesel locomotive has been essential to the growth of American railroads. These kings of the rails come in all sizes, and the collection…

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August 16 – Diesel Days

August 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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OUR MOST POPULAR WEEKEND EVENT IS BACK! Railroads have been a vital part of our nation’s success for more than 150 years, thanks to continuous expansion and innovation. One of those innovations is the diesel locomotive, which has been the backbone of the industry since the 1940s. From the earliest switch engines to today’s high-horsepower thoroughbreds, the diesel locomotive has been essential to the growth of American railroads. These kings of the rails come in all sizes, and the collection…

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September 2015

September 19 – RG&E/Kodak Weekend Train Rides

September 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Rochester Gas & Electric no. 1941

See how railroads and our local industries were tied together for generations. Both Rochester Gas & Electric and Eastman Kodak depended on the railroad to produce goods and service the community. They also operated their own railroad services, owning a fleet of freight cars and locomotives to perform work at their sprawling facilities. We will showcase our RG&E and Kodak equipment during this special weekend event! Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester!…

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September 20 – RG&E/Kodak Weekend Train Rides

September 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Eastman Kodak Co. no. 6

See how railroads and our local industries were tied together for generations. Both Rochester Gas & Electric and Eastman Kodak depended on the railroad to produce goods and service the community. They also operated their own railroad services, owning a fleet of freight cars and locomotives to perform work at their sprawling facilities. We will showcase our RG&E and Kodak equipment during this special weekend event! Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester!…

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October 2015

October 3 – Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

October 3, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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R&GV Train Ride

Enjoy a ride through our rural museum grounds, located in the scenic heart of the Genesee Valley! Every child will visit our Pumpkin Patch to choose a small baby pumpkin to take home to decorate. Enjoy our friendly petting zoo after your ride! Leave room for lunch from Z Best Hots of Pittsford. Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic Industry depot and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent…

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October 4 – Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

October 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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R&GV Railroad Museum

Enjoy a ride through our rural museum grounds, located in the scenic heart of the Genesee Valley! Every child will visit our Pumpkin Patch to choose a small baby pumpkin to take home to decorate. Enjoy our friendly petting zoo after your ride! Leave room for lunch from Z Best Hots of Pittsford. Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic Industry depot and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent…

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October 17 – Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

October 17, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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R&GV Railroad Museum

Enjoy a ride through our rural museum grounds, located in the scenic heart of the Genesee Valley! Every child will visit our Pumpkin Patch to choose a small baby pumpkin to take home to decorate. Enjoy our friendly petting zoo after your ride! Leave room for lunch from Z Best Hots of Pittsford. Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic Industry depot and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent…

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October 18 – Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

October 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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R&GV Railroad Museum

Enjoy a ride through our rural museum grounds, located in the scenic heart of the Genesee Valley! Every child will visit our Pumpkin Patch to choose a small baby pumpkin to take home to decorate. Enjoy our friendly petting zoo after your ride! Leave room for lunch from Z Best Hots of Pittsford. Your fun and exciting train ride experience starts just 20 minutes south of Rochester! Enter our historic Industry depot and purchase your ticket from the friendly agent…

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June 2016

June 5 – Day Trip to Adirondack Scenic Railroad

June 5, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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$110.00
Adirondack Scenic Railroad

Join us for a day trip to travel from Rochester by motorcoach to ride the Adirondack Scenic Railroad from Utica to Big Moose and return.

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June 18 Father’s Day Train Rides

June 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Diesel Train Departs Midway Station

Train rides depart every half hour from Industry Depot, and includes railroad museum admission.

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June 19 Father’s Day Train Rides

June 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Upper Yard

Train rides depart Industry Depot every half hour, ticket includes railroad museum admission.

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June 25 Rochester Subway Bus Tour – SOLD OUT

June 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pittsford Plaza, 3349 Monroe Ave,
Rochester, NY 14618 United States
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$60.00
RTS Vintage 1956 GM Transit Bus

Join us for a special bus tour of historic sites significant to the 60th anniversary of the end of Rochester Subway passenger service!

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July 2016

July 16-17 Caboose Train Rides

July 16, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Train Rides

Ride aboard ride freight train cabooses July 16-17! Train rides depart every half hour from Industry Depot, ticket includes railroad museum admission.

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August 2016

August 20-21 Diesel Days

August 20, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Diesel Days 2016

Train rides depart from Industry Depot every half hour, ticket includes railroad museum admission.

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September 2016

September 17-18 Kodak/RG&E Weekend

September 17, 2016 - September 18, 2016
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Upper Yard

Train rides depart from Industry Depot every half hour, ticket includes railroad museum admission.

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October 2016

October 1-2 Pumpkin Patch Trains

October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - October 2, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Pumpkin Patch Trains 2016

Train rides depart every half hour from Industry Depot, ticket price includes railroad museum admission, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, and more!

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October 8 – 2016 Fall Foliage Express – SOLD OUT

October 8, 2016
Conesus Lake Sporstmans Club, 5881 Stone Hill Road
Lakeville, NY 14480 United States
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$25.00
RGV Fall Foliage Train

Enjoy a 20-mile round trip Fall Foliage train ride between Lakeville and Industry aboard restored vintage streamlined coaches.

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October 15-16 Pumpkin Patch Trains

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - October 16, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Pumpkin Patch Trains 2016

Train rides depart every half hour from Industry Depot, ticket includes railroad museum admission, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, and more!

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October 29-30 Pumpkin Patch Trains

October 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am - October 30, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Pumpkin Patch Trains 2016

Train rides depart every half hour from Industry Depot, ticket includes railroad museum admission, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, and more!

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December 2016

2016 Santa Trains – Dec. 3

December 3, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Santa Trains

All aboard the only real Santa Train Ride in Rochester! All trains depart from our restored 1909 train station at Industry. Enjoy the festive atmosphere and complimentary hot chocolate while you wait for the conductor to call “ALL ABOARD!” Climb aboard our restored vintage freight train cabooses for a special trip to the North Pole to visit with Santa Claus! Every child will get to meet Santa and receive a candy cane from one of his elves. Please allow up…

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2016 Santa Trains – Dec. 17

December 17, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Santa Trains

All aboard the only real Santa Train Ride in Rochester! All trains depart from our restored 1909 train station at Industry. Enjoy the festive atmosphere and complimentary hot chocolate while you wait for the conductor to call “ALL ABOARD!” Climb aboard our restored vintage freight train cabooses for a special trip to the North Pole to visit with Santa Claus! Every child will get to meet Santa and receive a candy cane from one of his elves. Please allow up…

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April 2017

April 15 – Easter Bunny Trains

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Take a short train ride to the Easter Egg Hunt, and everyone gets to visit with the Easter Bunny!

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May 2017

May 6 – Day Trip to Buffalo

May 6 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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$80.00
Buffalo

Join us as we tour two important parts of Buffalo's transportation history on May 6!

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Rails and Ales

May 20 – Rails and Ales

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Enjoy locally-produced craft brews and tour New York State's largest collection of historic trains!

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June 2017
Rochester Subway

June 17-18 Subway Heritage Weekend

June 17 @ 10:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Celebrate the heritage of the Rochester Subway, which shut down in June 1956. See restoration progress on Rochester Subway Car 60!

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July 2017

July 15-16 Craft Show Train Rides

July 15 @ 10:00 am - July 16 @ 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Upper Yard

Enjoy a mile-and-a-half train ride aboard restored freight train cabooses through our rural museum grounds. Tour the largest collection of historic trains in New York State, and peek behind the scenes in our Restoration Shop.

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July 29-30 Steam, Diesel, and Electric Tour of Scranton

July 29 @ 6:00 am - July 30 @ 8:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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$300.00
Scranton Steam Train

Steam, diesel, and electric trains are the highlight of a special weekend excursion to Scranton, Pa., on July 29-30. Travel with the members of the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum by deluxe motorcoach to ride historic trains on the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad, Steamtown National Historic Site, and Electric City Trolley Museum.

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August 2017
Viscose 6

Aug. 19-20 – Steam Trains Return to Rochester

August 19 @ 10:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Ride behind the first steam engine to operate in our area since 1954!

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Aug. 19 – Night Photo Session with Steam Train

August 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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$20.00
Night Photo

Recreate scenes from the past! Join Railfan & Railroad Magazine editor Steve Barry for a special night photo session with the Viscose No. 6 steam engine at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum! This special event begins at 8:00 p.m., and will feature trains and actors posed with props to create a number of authentic scenes to photograph. Lighting will be provided by Steve Barry. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the museum to further their mission…

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Viscose 6

Aug. 26-27 – Steam Trains Return to Rochester

August 26 @ 10:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Ride behind the first steam engine to operate in our area since 1954!

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September 2017

September 16-17 Diesel Days

September 16 @ 10:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Real Trains

See, hear, and ride behind vintage diesel locomotives spanning more than 75 years of technology and development!

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October 2017
Fall Foliage Express

Oct. 7 – Fall Foliage Express – SOLD OUT

October 7
Conesus Lake Sporstman Club, + Google Map

Ride in beautifully refurbished 1940s streamlined coaches through gorgeous fall foliage!

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Oct. 14-15 Pumpkin Patch Trains

October 14 @ 10:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Pumpkin Patch Trains at R&GV Railroad Museum

Enjoy a real train ride to our pumpkin patch, where every child takes home a free baby pumpkin. Visit with friendly animals in the petting zoo, and tour the largest collection of historic trains in New York State!

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Oct. 21-22 Pumpkin Patch Trains

October 21 @ 10:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Pumpkin Patch Trains at R&GV Railroad Museum

Enjoy a real train ride to our pumpkin patch, where every child takes home a free baby pumpkin. Visit with friendly animals in the petting zoo, and tour the largest collection of historic trains in New York State!

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Oct. 28-29 Pumpkin Patch Trains

October 28 @ 10:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
Pumpkin Patch Trains at R&GV Railroad Museum

Enjoy a real train ride to our pumpkin patch, where every child takes home a free baby pumpkin. Visit with friendly animals in the petting zoo, and tour the largest collection of historic trains in New York State!

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December 2017

Dec. 2 – Santa Trains – SOLD OUT

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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$15.00

Take a journey to the North Pole to meet with Santa Claus aboard the only real Santa Trains in Rochester!

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Dec. 9 – Santa Trains SOLD OUT

December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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$15.00
Santa Trains

Take a journey to the North Pole to meet with Santa Claus aboard the only real Santa Trains in Rochester!

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Dec. 16 – Santa Trains – SOLD OUT

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Industry Depot, 282 Rush-Scottsville Road
Rush, NY 14546 United States
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Santa Trains

Take a journey to the North Pole to meet with Santa Claus aboard the only real Santa Trains in Rochester!

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Industry Depot is located at 282 Rush Scottsville Road, Rush NY, 14543. We are easy to find from Exit 11 on I-390, and just 20 minutes from downtown Rochester on Route 251 West!

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Admission

Your ticket includes a train ride and admission to our museum grounds and exhibits. Ages 4 and under ride free, no ticket required.

  • $12.00 Adults
  • $10.00 Youth (5-17)
  • $10.00 Seniors (65+)
  • $10.00 Military (with ID)

  • Special Event ticket pricing may apply on certain days. See web site for details.
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    The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum can trace its roots back to 1937 as the Rochester Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. Since our museum was established in 1971, we have preserved more than 40 pieces of historic railroad equipment along with our 1909 Erie Railroad passenger station to bring Rochester's rich railroading heritage to life.