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.
May 12, 2018 - In conjunction with Spring Break in
Croghan, we will be open for rides and tours of the Museum
from 9:00AM until the last person has ridden the rails.
Donations to ride are $10/per family, or $5/per individual.
Rides may be subject to weather conditions. Please call
315-346-6848 for updates if the weather looks questionable.
Also on May 12th, Shaun Stanford will be at the Depot with
Pork BBQ. Dinners will be $10 donation, and pork-only will
be $6 donation. The Depot will also host a bake-sale, and
donation of bake sale goods is appreciated as well as your
support of the Depot by purchasing. Contact Sheyleigh Proulx