News Release - Free Holiday Open House Events at Edgerton Model Railroad Room

City of Rochester

News Release

(Friday, Dec. 1, 2017) - Mayor Lovely A. Warren and the Edgerton Model Railroad Club invite train lovers of all ages to experience Rochester history in miniature at the famous Edgerton Model Railroad Room, located at the Edgerton R-Center, 41 Backus St.

The train room is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following days:
• Saturday, Dec. 2
• Saturday, Dec. 9
• Saturday, Dec. 16
• Saturday, Dec. 23
• Wednesday, Dec. 27
• Thursday, Dec. 28
• Saturday Dec. 30

Admission is free, however, donations to support the care, maintenance and improvement of the layouts by the club volunteers are gladly accepted.
The Edgerton Model Railroad Room is a must-see for railroad enthusiasts and anyone curious about Rochester’s rich and unique history. The intricate displays and hand-painted backdrops depict Rochester and many of its natural landmarks. The room, which opened in 1950, is maintained by the Edgerton Model Railroad Club. Visit to learn more about this club.

To learn more about the Edgerton Model Railroad Room, call the Edgerton R-Center at 428-6769 or visit


News Media: For more information, contact Press Officer Jessica Alaimo, 428-7135.