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Rochester Model Railroad Club

150 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: 585-454-2567
43° 9' 14.4" N, 77° 36' 16.5132" W
Contact name: 
Ed O'Connell
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The Rochester Model Railroad Club is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, expansion, and education of railroading, both model and full size. Our membership is given the opportunity to pursue, advance, and enjoy the railroading hobby. We are engaged in the construction of a large (2,400 square feet) HO scale layout. Our Seneca Valley Lines is loosely based on the operations and geography of the Lehigh Valley Railroad in the 1950's.
Takes place on Saturday March 2 from 10 to 5 and Sunday March 3 from 1 to 5.  Cost is $5 per adult  with kids under 12 free with adult. Large (40 x 60 foot HO train layout depicting the Lehigh Valley railroad of the 1950'S from Buffalo thru Pennsylvania to Jersey City. Members have used photos, actual plans and on-site visits and pictures to recreate many of the actual scenes, buildings and bridges along the railroad which the club calls the Seneca Valley Lines. One of the highlights of the layout is the Lehigh Valley Gorge. The layout is fully scenicked and there are over 3000 trees. During the annual open house there will be a continuous parade of trains. Thomas the Tank engines and cars will make a special appearance. The event is not handicapped accessible as the layout is in the basement of the First Universalist Church. Masks are optional.