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. Also, please post a review to
May 11, 2019 - Spring Break in Croghan, speeder rides
and tours of Depot. Beginning at 9:30AM-until the last
person has ridden the rails. $5/individual and $10/family to ride,
weather pending. Call for updates if the weather looks
"iffy." Pork BBQ dinners and just pork available. $12 dinner
and $7 just pork. Squishy's BBQ begins at 11AM.
Surprise! Rail bikes from rail star will be on site. Just
like the ones from Tupper Lake. These are the ones that will
be run out of the Lowville depot.
For more information, call 315-346-6848.