Press Releases

Essex Art Association Opens Exhibition in the Oliver Jensen Gallery

ESSEX, CT (October 27, 2015) – Sponsored by the Valley Railroad Company and in collaboration with the Essex Art Association, “Images of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat,” will be on display in the Oliver Jensen Gallery from November 6 – December 29, 2015. The exhibition officially opens on Friday, November 6, from 5:30pm to… Read more »

Passengers From The Past – Time Travel On Our Train

George Herman “Babe” Ruth, Jr., William and Helen Gillette and Mark Twain will make history come alive for four special weekends on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. ESSEX, CT (August 13, 2015) – Essex Steam Train & Riverboat is excited to welcome four special “Passengers from the Past” this August. George Herman “Babe” Ruth,… Read more »

Now Offering the Quintessential Summer Shoreline Experience – Sunset Cruises

Come enjoy the beautiful sight of a shimmering sunset over the waters of the Connecticut River after a glorious summer day Essex, CT (Jul 2, 2015) —Paul Costello has worked on the Connecticut River for six years as captain of the Essex Steam Train’s riverboat, Becky Thatcher, and several years prior to that as a… Read more »

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