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
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
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
May 13, 2017 -
Spring Break in Croghan has been
Tours of railroad museum, rides on a portion of the Lowville
Beaver River RR, and Food have been canceled due to rain.
May 20, 2017 - Shaun Stanford's Pork BBQ at Croghan Depot
To benefit the Railway Historical Society of NNY. Dinners
just $9, and include steak, macaroni salad, baked beans, and
11AM - until Gone.
August 5, 2017 - Iron Horse Day
With rides on a portion of the Lowville Beaver River RR,
10AM - 4PM
October 7, 2017 - Lewis County Fall Foliage
Drive it yourself tour rides, Tours, Food