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Railroad Ties Newsletter is Available!

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Read Volume 3, Issue 2, of our Railroad Ties newsletter, which features our Santa Trains and profiles of two our board members, Joel Richter and Bob Ward. The newsletter also includes information about the FORR Board, a Volunteer Corner, Passings, coming events, and membership.

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My Passion for Railroads

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JoelTrainEngineerby Joel Richter

[In our latest newsletter, we’re featuring members of the Executive Board of FORR and will be highlighting others in our next newsletter. Joel is a founding member and has been President of Friends of the Railroad since its inception.]

Ever since I can remember, I have had a love for trains and railroads. When I was young, as steam locomotives were being replaced by those that were diesel powered, my father would take our family to visit the places which had them. “Where there is steam, we will go,” he would say.

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Rochester NY Area Rail Museums

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We hope you will also visit some of the many rail museums in the Rochester, NY, area.

  1. Lehigh Valley Railroad Historical Society

  2. The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum

  3. The New York Museum of Transportation

  4. The Arcade & Attica Railroad

  5. The Medina Railroad Museum

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