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

The Vanishing American

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 & Ohio passenger train from Rochester to Salamanca in the early 1950s. The digitally remastered version of this Kodak Camera Club movie portrays the sights and sounds of the twilight of steam railroading in an exciting documentary titled “The Vanishing American.” Special thanks to Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum for providing a print of this historic film for everyone to enjoy.