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 May 2017
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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
May through October


It is with great pleasure that we announce that on March 27, 2017,
The Western Reserve Junior Service League
has awarded us a $1,420.00 grant for the completion of our ceiling project in the main lobby.
This grant enabled us to complete the dry wall finishing of the Main Lobby Ceiling.
We wish to thank WRJSL with their continuing support of the Painesville Railroad Museum.

On January 24, 2017, we received a $1,000.00 grant
from Painesville Community Improvement Corporation (PCIC)
for new chandelier lights in the Main Lobby.
We wish to thank PCIC with their continuing support of the Painesville Railroad Museum.

 

It is with great pleasure that we announce that The Western Reserve Junior Service League
has awarded us a $3,000.00 grant for a new IT station.
This will allow us to purchase a new Lap Top computer, software, printer, projector, screen
and Wi-Fi for one year.

Paranormal Investigation 

Join the ladies of  the Haunted Housewives for a paranormal investigation of the
Painesville Railroad Museum (aka The Painesville Depot) on
June 9, 2017 from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am! 
This historic building, built in 1893, was used as a passenger depot up until 1971. 
This haunted building has more than its share of paranormal activity. 
Would you like to join a small group of investigators
searching to discover the evidence to support that claim? 
This is a fundraiser and a $20 donation will be accepted. 
All proceeds from this paranormal exploration will go to the 
Painesville Railroad Museum,
the group responsible for saving this iconic piece of history.

 

Order your tickets at http://www.willoughbyghostwalk.com/special-events.html

 

Come and join us on for our Open House
and enjoy a day of watching trains at the
Historic Painesville Depot on Sunday,
July 22, 2017 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 
See all of our winter restorations and spend the day visiting our depot
and see the artifacts of the glory days of railroading.
The depot opened in 1893 for the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad. 
The NYC was formed in 1914 and consolidated the LS&M.
The station was closed in 1971 when passenger service was stop.


Come to the Open House and stay for the day.
Bring your camera and chair and enjoy some time doing Railfanning!
Food and Drinks will be available.

 


 

Your Donations at Work

 
1982 - note the Greyhound sign.  
      

 

 

 

 



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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
dba
The Painesville Railroad Museum
a 501(c)3 non-profit


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