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 Sept. 2016





The Western Reserve Railroad Association
(dba The Painesville Railroad Museum)
is dedicated to the restoration of the NYC Painesville Depot,
preserving railroad history and promoting model railroading.

On April 20th, 2015 the City of Painesville has amendment the
Historic Preservation District Section 1146.03 and established
Railroad Street Historic Preservation District which includes Railroad Street and all property
 of the Western Reserve Railroad Association (dba Painesville Railroad Museum).

Open Hours
Friday,  6pm to 9pm

September  Events


October Events










This beautiful Hamilton railroad pocket watch, valued at over $300.00 can be yours for the price of a $1.00 raffle ticket.  Albert Di Iorio a member of the Painesville Depot has donated this impressive original railroad watch for a special raffle to be used as a fundraiser for the renovation of the Depot, a worthy cause.  It has 23 Jewels, its gold filled, has a 992 movement and its own serial number.  Tickets can be purchased at the Depot, at any of our activities or any of our fundraisers until 600 tickets are sold.  You can purchase tickets for $1.00 each or 6/$5.00.  Don’t miss out on this prodigious opportunity, tickets won’t last long!



Hours of Operation:

Fridays roughly 6-9pm, from May till October.

Saturday when we have work parties
Hours depending on available volunteers

If you missed the last Railfaning Day,
Look what you missed



The Western Reserve Railroad Association
The Painesville Railroad Museum
a 501(c)3 non-profit