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Trolley Station Restoration Help Needed

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The Rochester & Eastern Rapid Railway Trolley Station and grounds need work early in 2015 to prepare it for the dedication next summer.

There are several community organizations we need to thank and acknowledge. We are most indebted to the Fishers Fire District for permitting us to locate the station on District property. They have been very supportive of our efforts while working on and maintaining this tangible piece of our local history. We also thank Victor Parks and Recreation for their help with preparing the site. We thank Victor Hiking Trails for assisting with clearing the site and allowing us to share the trolley station with everyone who uses the Auburn Trail.

Items that need to be finished at the trolley station before the grand opening this summer:

  1. Complete repairs to the si...
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Help save Shelter #116…

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Shelter 116 print

In December 2009, the Giancursio family generously gifted Rochester & Eastern Rapid Railway Waiting Shelter #116 to the Friends of the Railroad. Volunteers started restoring the shelter in May 2011. You can help us with the restoration with your generous donation. Donors of $100 or more will receive a signed and numbered print of the shelter. To donate, please contact Pat Palomaki at 585-736-8037 or

Shelter 116 print

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