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Latest Museum News Update:

*Last updated Tuesday July 19, 2016

Attention Members:  RR Days is coming!
Click HERE to see how you can help the museum get ready.

FRRS Summer Raffle Info

Frank Brehm and Leisa Wesch installed as new Directors 7/9/16
Election information click here

Passing of Rod McClure
June 11th, 2016
(updated Thursday 7/14/16)

Photos and video from Rod's Celebration of Life, July 9, 2016 at the museum are posted in the WPRM Photo & Video Gallery

Next Board of Director's Meeting
August 13th
4 PM in Portola
2016 Season Opening Slide Show on WPRM Gallery Page

New Content added to Historical/Archive Dept Web Page (6/2/16)

New online Membership Change of Address/Phone/Email tool on Members pull-down menu

Join or Renew Membership online also on Members pull-down menu

The dates for RR Days in August have changed - see the FRRS 2016 Calendar for new dates.

Museum is Open for 2016!

10 AM ~ 5 PM daily.  Weekend train rides resumed Memorial Day weekend.  See the
Train Rides page
(or the
mobile friendly page)
for more details.

CABOOSE TRAINS every weekend
Trains run 12 Noon to 3:30 PM through Labor Day
The Western Pacific Railroad Museum at Portola is home to North America's largest and most complete collection dedicated to telling the story of one railroad.  It is also one of the few places where you can experience rail history in a truly "hands-on" way.  Come sit in the cab of the world's largest and mightiest diesel locomotive, explore a railroad freight yard from the 1950's and take the throttle of a real locomotive under your control.

FRRS Business Sponsorship Program

Click here to become an FRRS sponsor
Click here to view our sponsors

FRRS was at MVID on July 3rd

FRRS Booth at 2016 Mohawk Valley Independence Day Celebration in Graeagle

FRRS float in parade at 2016 Mohawk Valley Independence Day Celebration in Graeagle

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