Ulster & Delaware Railroad Historical Society

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The Ulster & Delaware Railroad Historical Society is a chapter of the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS). It focuses on the history of the railroads and related social, economic, and cultural institutions of the Catskill and Hudson Valley regions. That history, which began with the charter of the Catskill & Ithaca Railroad in 1828, encompasses numerous proposed and built railroads and trolley lines within Ulster, Delaware, Greene, Schoharie, Albany and Otsego counties.

Historical focusEdit

Preservation activitiesEdit

In Roxbury, New York, the Roxbury Railroad Station is owned by the Society and is being restored. The society has opened the Roxbury Depot Museum in the depot, showcasing many artifacts and displays from the railroads mentioned above.

The society owns and is in the process of restoring: former NYO&W "Bobber" Caboose #8206, built at the NYO&W Middletown Shops in 1906; and former Brooklyn East District Terminal #14, a H. K. Porter, Inc Locomotive Works 0-6-0T steam locomotive, built in August 1920 at their facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Both are currently stored in the Delaware and Ulster Railroad yards in Arkville, New York.

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Coordinates: 42°17′41″N 74°34′30″W / 42.29472°N 74.57500°W / 42.29472; -74.57500