Society Monthly Meeting

The regular RHSNNY meeting is held on the fourth Thursday of each month, with the exception of December through March at 7 PM in the Croghan Depot Museum.
Membership is open to anyone.

Society Museum Hours

The Museum will be open July 7th to Labor Day. Mon, Thurs, Fri. & Sat. 9 AM - 5 PM.
Or by appointment by contacting Don at 376-7944.

 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


Annual Dues:
For about a century, the railroad was a part of not only economic growth and stability, but a window on 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 memory.

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 come!

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 to


May 13, 2017 - Spring Break in Croghan
Tours of railroad museum, rides on a portion of the Lowville Beaver River RR, and Food

August 5, 2017 - Iron Horse Day
With rides on a portion of the Lowville Beaver River RR, Tours, Food
10AM - 4PM

October 7, 2017 - Lewis County Fall Foliage
Drive it yourself tour rides, Tours, Food
Time TBD


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