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Finger Lakes Railway engine number 2201, a General Electric model U23B diesel locomotive painted in the Lehigh Valley Railroad color scheme of the 1950's, is seen on the fall foliage excursion train at the Lehigh Valley Railroad Historical Society station museum in Shortsville, New York, on October 12, 2019. Photograph by Joe Colasacco.

LVRRHS Station Museum Open House August 15

The Lehigh Valley Railroad Historical Society Station Museum at 8 East High Street in Shortsville, New York, will be open to the public on Sunday, August 15. Hours will be 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. A large collection of historical artifacts from the Lehigh Valley Railroad is on display at the museum. The gift shop will be open. Admission is free; donations are welcome. For more information, visit www.lvrrhs.org or call 585-289-9149.

LVRRHS Facebook Page

The Lehigh Valley Railroad Historical Society has a Facebook page with many items to view. The Photos section includes albums of historic photographs and postcards of Upstate New York mainline and branch line depots, Manchester Yard, the 1911 Manchester NY passenger train wreck, LVRR diesel locomotive rosters, and selections from the Shelden King collection. Note that you do not have to sign up for Facebook to view the LVRRHS page.

Memberships Open

The Lehigh Valley Railroad Historical Society is actively seeking new members for our group. Volunteers are needed for museum operations. Please print and fill out the membership application from the Join section of our website. Thank you for your interest in the LVRRHS.

Donations Welcome

The Lehigh Valley Railroad Historical Society welcomes donations of local railroad artifacts and model trains to our museum.  Please fill out the donation form below and contact us to make arrangements.  Thank you for your donation.

Membership Application (283K Fill-in PDF) Donation Form
This is a fill-in PDF, so you can either fill in the form on screen and print, or print it and fill it in manually.

Do you have a relative that worked for the LVRR?

We are maintaining an alphabetical record of former LVRR employees, containing general information and specific railroad job descriptions. If you have a relative that worked for the LVRR, please fill out the LVRR Employee Information form below and submit it to us.

Membership Application (283K Fill-in PDF) Railroad Employee Form
This is a fill-in PDF, so you can either fill in the form on screen and print, or print it and fill it in manually.
Next LVRRHS Station Museum Open House: Sunday, August 15, 2021, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Next LVRRHS Meeting: Sunday, August 15, 2021, 3:00 p.m.