Society Museum Hours

Days and Hours of operation for the Railway Historical Society of Northern New York:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10AM-4PM from June 1 to August 31

Or call for an appointment, contact Don at 315-376-7944.

Depot phone number: 315-346-6848

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


Annual Dues:
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 our 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

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 Google here!

October 5, 2019 - Fall Foliage Speeder Ride in conjunction with the Lewis County Chamber Fall Drive-it Yourself Tour stop. From 10AM-3PM. Speeder rides are $5 for individual and $10 for family with a free tour of the museum.

For more information, call 315-346-6848.


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