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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

2017 December 8, 9, 10;  15, 16, 17; 22, 23; 29, 30;

 2018 January  5,6, 7.  10 AM – 4:00 PM


 Annual Members Banquet

This year's banquet is on January 21 at Georgina’s Restaurant on Rte 44 in Bolton. Speaker not yet determined. 

See us at the Amherst Train Show in Springfield!

January 27th and 28th, 2018

WILLIMANTIC celebrates the

14th annual Chocolate Fest!

So does the Connecticut Eastern RR Museum!

Come see us at Sumner and Sumner, 757 Main St, Willimantic 

 February 10 from 11Am to 3PM.

Operating model trains and free cocoa!



view from shanty doorway, photo by Pieter Roos

Opening day

May 5th, 2018 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Blacksmiths, train rides, music and more.

Sunday, May 13th Mother's Day

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

Father's Day Rail Flea Market, June 17th

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 17th 2017



Railroad Day, September 2nd, 2017.

Train rides, music, food and fun.



Night Photo Shoot

Oct 9th was the 13th annual Night Photo Shoot, organized by Tom Nanos - New England Railroad Photography



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