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The 50th Anniversay
Railroad Hobby Show

January 27 & 28, 2018

Grant awards: August 23, 7:00 pm
Auction & Sale: August 25, 5:00 pm
Next meeting: September 13, 7:30 pm

Annual Grant Presentation Program

On Wednesday, August 23, the Amherst Railway Society will present our Founder’s Award and the Heritage Grants to railroad-related, non-profit organizations.  

A total of $20,000 will be awarded. 

Since 1991, the Amherst Railway Society has donated a total of $754,373 to railroad historical and preservation projects around the country. Please join us on August 23 as we show our support for people that are doing some wonderful work preserving America’s railroad history.

The program starts at 7:00 pm at the Amherst Railway Society clubhouse in Palmer, and refreshments will be available.


Annual Silent Auction

On Friday, August 25, the Amherst Railway Society will host our annual Silent Auction and Sale. This event starts at 5:00 pm and runs until 8:00 pm, and promises to be our largest auction and sale to date. 

This is a fun night filled with good railroad and model railroad deals. If you are interested in selling any of your own railroad-related items, vendor tables can be purchased for $10.00. Call the office at 413-267-4555 to reserve table space.

The event will be held at the Amherst Railway Society clubhouse in Palmer, and refreshments will be available.


August Newsletter


Run Eight
the blog of the Amherst Railway Society

"A Connected New England"
NARP Special Meeting
August 19, 11am - 3pm, Springfield

Strasburg 2-10-0 #90 Scatters the Horses

PanAm adds dome to business train

photo: Phil Johnson

  Amherst Railway Society has teamed up with Amazon
Called Amazon Smile. When you shop at Amazon ARS will get .5% of your purchase.

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