Society Museum Hours
Days and Hours of operation for the Railway Historical Society of Northern New
York 2018 Season:
July 2,3,5,9,10,12,16: 9AM-5PM
July 19: 9AM-1PM
July 26,27,28: 9AM-5PM
August 2,3: 9AM-5PM
August 4 is Iron Horse Event at depot: 8AM-4PM
August 6,7,9: 9AM-5PM
August 16,17,18: 9AM-5PM
August 20,21,23: 9AM-5PM
August 27,28,30: 9AM-5PM
Fall foliage drive it yourself tour and other events as listed for the
spring, fall and winter are the same.
Or call for an appointment, contact Don at 315-376-7944.
Depot phone number:
Society Monthly Meetings
The regular RHSNNY meeting is held on the fourth Thursday of each month, with the
exception of December through March at 7PM in the Croghan Depot Museum.
Membership is open to everyone.
Donate to RHSNNY
If you would like to make a tax deductible contribution, or you have railroad
historical items, please contact us!
You can make your
check payable to RHSNNY and send to:
PO Box 317
Croghan, NY 13327
For about a century, the railroad was a part of not only
economic growth and stability, but a window to the world. As old
tracks and rail facilities are used less and less in many rural
areas, volunteers get together and ensure they do not fade from
That's what happened in Croghan, New York, as the members of the
Railroad Historical Society of Northern New York (RHSNNY) have
converted the old train depot in Croghan, NY into a museum teeming
with artifacts of life in the old days. The Croghan Depot once
served the Lowville-Beaver River Railway (L&BRR)
The Railroad Historical Society of Northern New
York (RHSNNY) is a 501c3 Non-Profit Educational Facility dedicated
to preserving the age of the Iron Horse for future generations to
Stop by to view our most recent addition. It is a model train
layout, built in 1989 and commissioned by Railroad Model Craftsman
magazine, of the Lowville and Beaver River (L&BR) railroad.
Information and pictures of this model layout can be viewed by going
Need Help for the Events! If you or your
organization are interested in volunteering, please contact
our Depot for information.
August 4, 2018 - Iron Horse Event at Depot from
Speeder car rides from 9AM-3PM for $5/person or $10/family.
Includes FREE tour of museum. Shaun Stanford will serve a
Pork BBQ from 11AM until gone. $9 for a dinner or $6 for
just pork. Dinners include pork, baked beans, macaroni
salad, salt potatoes, and a roll.
Vendors on site: reserve by calling depot and prepaying $20
for 10 by 10 spot. For more information, call 315-346-6848.