News Updates


Valley Railroad Circus Train & “Big Top Tent” Show – Last Weekend!
July 26-27, 2014

The Ringmaster welcomes you aboard an authentic Circus Train ride from off-site parking to the event grounds at Essex Steam Train. Our third year, bigger and better for 2014!

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2014 Passengers from the Past
August 9 - 31, 2014

August is history month at Essex Steam Train & Riverboat as we welcome Mark Twain, William and Helen Gillette, and Jay Gatsby and Roaring ’20s characters, our special Passengers from the Past!

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Amtrak Exhibit Train Coming to Essex Station
August 23-24, 2014

Can you hear the sound of a whistle? That’s the Amtrak Exhibit Train coming to the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, August 23-24 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. We’re thrilled to welcome this mobile museum for its only Connecticut visit in 2014.

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