Last updated: 5/1/2008
Salamanca, New York
Street Address
170 Main Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
Mailing Address
170 Main Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
Hours
Summer Hours:
Monday - Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winter Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admissions
Free
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Gerald J. Fordham, Director
Description

Through artifacts, photographs and video presentations, you'll experience an era over 90 years ago, when rail was the primary means of transportation from city to city in the Western New York and Northern Pennsylvania Regions.' Museum.History=' The Rail Museum building was acquired in 1980, a vandalized vacant shell that had stood idle for over 20 years. Using a combination of private donations, government funds, and volunteer labor, the building was brought back to its original appearance. From the brick-walled baggage room to the multi-windowed "Ladies Retiring Room", everyting in the building is either a restored original or an exact duplicate based on the original architectural plans.

Publications

A quarterly newsletter is provided to members of the Friends of the Salamanca Rail Museum. The newsletter production is paid for through membership fees and distributed via mail. Additionally a calendar is produced annually for sale in our gift shop or via mail, telephone or email order. Sales of the calendar pay for its production.

  • The Junction Express Newsletter
  • Salamanca Rail Museum Calendar
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    Virginia Association of Museums Annual Conference 2022
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    Monday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 — St. Louis, Missouri
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