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2017 Amherst Railway Society 
Railroad Hobby Show 

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Silent Auction & Swap Meet

The Amherst Railway Society's annual summer event brings in $2500.

Next meeting: November 15, 2016, 7:30 pm
Contemporary Railcars

Dan Bigda knows just about everything there is to know about railcars - because that is his profession. And, he knows a lot about 2-rail O scale modeling, too.

October Newsletter


Amherst Finds A Home
On July 21, The Amherst Railway Society completed the purchase of a building and land in Palmer, MA that will serve as our Headquaters for the organization.
Run Eight
the blog of the Amherst Railway Society

A Unique Winter Railroading Experience... in Maine

On the weekends of January 14-15, and 21-22, 2017, three Maine narrow gauge museums are collaborating to present a rare railroad photography experience.


Railroads... and technology

Technology has long played an important role in the development of railroads - both for financial considerations, and for safety. However, the railroad technology story doesn’t always get the media attention it deserves.

Here is a peek behind the technology curtain at Union Pacific:


Support the Adirondack Scenic...

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad is in a tough political fight to retain 34 miles of their 119-mile line.

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