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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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Volunteer at the Valentown Railroad Room

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Volunteers are cleaning and sorting historical artifacts for a Railroad Room at Valentown to be ready for the Spring opening of the museum. Contact Allen Johnson at ( 585) 924-7384 if you are able to help.

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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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