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 March 2017





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 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.

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.
One of the conditions of the grant is that we will be providing a few volunteers during
Painesville Party in the Park (July 14, 15, & 16, 2017)
to help with ticket seller in the Beverage Tent.
We wish to thank PCIC with their continuing support of the Painesville Railroad Museum.

The Painesville Railroad Museum is holding a Fundraiser at Harry Buffalo,
2119 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, Ohio 44077 on
Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 3 pm to 5 pm.
Tickets are $20.00 each and include all you can eat appetizers and drink.
Drinks include domestic draft beer, house wine & well liquors, soft drinks and coffee.
Appetizers include Salad, Smothered Chicken
, Sheet Pizza, Boneless Wings, and Fries.
We will also have a great Chinese Raffle along with a 50/30-20 raffle.
We have some outstanding Baskets for the Chinese Raffle.
Tickets are limited, so be sure to order your pre-sale tickets now!

For pre-sale Tickets, contact
Len Kessler at (440) 417-6746 or
Tom Pescha at 216-470-5780

Make checks out to ‘WRRA’

Your Donations at Work

1982 - note the Greyhound sign.  








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