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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

 Annual Members Banquet

This year's banquet is on January 15 at Georgina’s Restaurant on Rte 44 in Bolton. 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. 

See us at the Amherst Train Show in Springfield!

January 28th and 29th, 2017

WILLIMANTIC celebrates the

13th annual Chocolate Fest!

So does the Connecticut Eastern RR Museum!

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

 February 11 from 11Am to 3PM.

Operating model trains and free cocoa!



view from shanty doorway, photo by Pieter Roos

Opening day and Metal Fest

May 6th, 2017 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Blacksmiths, train rides, music and more.

Sunday, May 14th 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


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