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The Electric Trains perform on the Groton Freight House platform.

Special Events




Trains, Toys and Trees

A holiday celebration in collaboration with the Windham Textile and History Museum

Dec 30, Jan. 6,7,8 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM in the Bev York room, Windham Textile and History Museum, 411 Main St, Willimantic, CT

For information call (860) 456-2178

 Annual Members Banquet

This year's banquet is on January 15 at Georgina’s Restaurant on Rte 44 in Bolton. Cost is $31, same as last year. It is buffet style with several types of meat from which to choose. Appetizers will be served at 1 PM.

We have a very exciting speaker this year. J. David Conrad, Chief Mechanical Officer, at Valley Railroad (Essex Steam Train) will give a presentation on the rebuilding of the severely damaged Chinese locomotive that became the VRR 3025. 

Please send your reservations to P.O. Box 665, Willimantic, CT 06226 as soon as possible or contact Jeff Laverty at 860-429-7961 regarding your attendance.

See us at the Amherst Train Show in Springfield!



view from shanty doorway, photo by Pieter Roos

Opening day and Metal Fest

May 7th, 2016 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Blacksmiths, train rides, music and more.

Sunday, May 8th Mother's Day

Moms ride the train for free (with regular admission)!

Father's Day Rail Flea Market, June 19th

Railroadiana, toy and model trains, train paper.

Sellers: $3.00 additional with regular admission. BYO table, chairs, tent, etc. Any railroad related merchandise acceptable.

Toys, models, books and paper, railroad artifacts.

Father's Day, June 19th 2016



Railroad Day, September 3rd.

Train rides, music, food and fun.



Night Photo Shoot


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