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
NEED HELP FOR THE EVENTS!
April 14, 2018 - 11 AM Shaun Stanfords Pork BBQ.
Dinners $10 donation and $6.00 donation for dinners.
May 12, 2018 in conjunction with Spring Break in
Croghan open for rides and tours of museum 9 AM - till
last person has rode the rails. Shaun Stanford will be at
depot with a pork bbq. Dinners $10 donation and just pork
is $6.00 donation. Donations to ride are $10.00 per family
and $5.00 donation for individuals. Rides pending the
weather. Call for updates if weather looks iffy.