Join the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey for a celebration of New Jersey's railroad history. Over a dozen pieces of restored historic railroad equipment will be open to the public during this exhibition, which is held the same day as the annual Boonton Day street fair.

Trains, cars, buses, and trucks... Something for the whole family!

A restored PRR 1950 Ford F-1 has been add­ed as an exhibit at the 2016 Rail­road Museum [for a day].

 

Sunday, September 25, 10 am - 5 pm

Address: 104 Morris Avenue
Boonton Township, NJ 07005


Activities:

  • Discover & explore over a dozen pieces of NJ restored historic railroad equipment, inside & out
  • Visit vintage cars, trucks, buses, and military vehicles
  • Go on guided tours of the equipment and railyard
  • Enjoy live music and freshly-cooked food
  • Meet and talk to real railroaders and railroad preservationists
  • Learn about railroad historical preservation efforts in New Jersey
  • If you're a Boy Scout, earn a special patch, or even Railroading Merit Badge

Visitor Info

Railroad Museum [for a day] is hosted by the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey, owners of the largest and most historic railroad collection in New Jersey. During the once-a-year event, the URHS Restoration Facility in Boonton, NJ will become New Jersey's largest railroad museum. Museum [for a day] provides a rare, family-friendly opportunity to admire, explore, and go inside of our historic trains and learn about their connection to the region we live in.

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Recently restored equipment

SAC 89491, E8a 4253 & GG-1 4879 - Boonton, NJ
Photo by Steve Gerritsen

LHRY 1 - Boonton, NJ
Photo by Larry Gross

GG-1 4879 & 4877 - Boonton, NJ
Photo by Dennis A. Livesey

NYC 4083 - Boonton, NJ
Photo by Carl Perelman



Upcoming Events

Railroad Museum [For A Day]

Sunday, September 25, 2016

2015 Festival photo summary


Meeting - Bergen-Rockland Chapter NRHS

Second Friday of the month at 8 pm.

Black River & Western Railroad

Caboose hops, Hunterdon Flyer & Great Train Robbery


Erie Lackawanna Historical Society

Spring Meeting · Sunday April 12th, Riverdale, NJ.


North Jersey Electric Railway HS

Meeting - 7:30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.


NYS&W Technical & Historical Society

Thomas Train, Dinosaur, River, Steam, Mine & Winery


Toys For Tots Trains NJ & NY

Schedule details here: http://toysfortotsnj.com/


Tri-State Railway Histor­ical Society

Meeting - 2nd or 3rd Thursday of the month.


Volunteer Railroaders Association

Meeting - quarterly 7pm @ Haw­thorne NYS&W Station


Whippany Railway Museum Train Rides

Weekend Train Rides (April - December).

United Railroad Historical Society of NJ Inc. 104 Morris Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005-1314 1-862-345-6642

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