GREATER ROCHESTER SHORTLINE RAILROADS
ROCHESTER & GENESEE VALLEY RAILROAD MUSEUM
ADDRESS & PHONE: Rt 251, Industry, NY
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.rgvrrm.mus.ny.us
OWNERSHIP: Rochester Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
REPORTING MARK: ?
RADIO FREQUENCIES: 160.440 and 160.470
- Railroad Museum with running deisel engines, restored Erie depot, restored rolling stock and numerous displays. Runs track to sister museum - the New York Museum of Technology in Rush.
ANNUAL TRAFFIC: ~1 car per year interchanged with the LAL
INFRASTRUCTURE: 1.75 miles of track (80-105 lb rail)
SCHEDULE OF OPERATIONS: Sundays
TRAINSPOTTING LOCATIONS: Yard in Industry
INTERCHANGE POINT & RAILROAD: Livonia Avon & Lakeville - Industry, NY
LOCOMOTIVE ROSTER: Enginehouse in Industry. All deisels are operable and in service. Steam engines undergoing restoration.
HERITAGE / NOTES
EK 6 GE 80 tonner 1946 28477 ex Eastman Kodak 6 EK 9 ALCO RS-1 1950 ex Eastman Kodak 9, exx G&W, exxx C&WI BNY 12 Vulcan 0-4-0T 1918 2854 ex Dexter & Northern, exx Brooklyn Navy Yard - 45 tons NKP 79 ALCO S-4 1953 ex RSA Leasing, exx WTR 107, exxx NW 2079, exxxx NKP 79 LV 211 ALCO RS-3m 1953 80580 ex CR 9920, exx CR 5487, exxx LV 211, exxxx PC 5569, exxxxx PRR 5569, exxxxxx PRR 8445 - "Hammerhead", rebuilt by Conrail, re-engined with an EMD 567 12 cyl prime mover in 1979. USA 1843 Fairbanks-Morse H12-44 1953 12L667 ex US Army 1843 RGE 1941 GE 45 tonner 1941 ex RG&E, exx LAL, exxx General Electric plant switcher DLA 90628 GE 80 tonner 1952 31361 ex Defense Logisitcs Agency 90628, exx US Army 1654 - latest addition to the RGVRRM's collection. Was rebuilt while under government ownership (roller bearing trucks, new prime movers, modern control stand, etc...). ? ? Heisler Fireless 0-4-0 ? ? Fireless boiler - charged with steam via stationary boiler.
HISTORY: ROW constructed by NRHS and NYMT members using track from the former Rochester Subway and NYC Peanut Line.
CREDITS: RGVRRM website - http://www.rgvrrm.mus.ny.us
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UPDATED: February 20, 2005
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