Press Releases


Oliver Jensen Gallery: Ted Rose Photography and Paintings

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat opens an exhibit of Ted Rose Photography and Paintings in collaboration with The Center for Railroad Photography and Art The exhibit is open from May 28 – October 23, 2016, in the Oliver O. Jensen Gallery on Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Campus ESSEX, CT (June 2, 2016) – Sponsored… Read more »


Kids Ride Free as Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Celebrates Statewide Connecticut Open House Day on June 11

Festivities Designed to Build Awareness of State’s Cultural and Tourism Assets Among Residents ESSEX, CT (June 2, 2016) – The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat in Essex, Connecticut, today announced plans to participate in the 12th Annual Connecticut Open House Day – a unified celebration of the state’s fascinating world of art, history and tourism… Read more »


Passengers from the Past – Time Travel on our Train

“Babe” Ruth, Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, and the Gillettes among the characters that will make history come alive each weekend in June (ESSEX, CT) April 18, 2016 — The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat is excited to welcome back both new and returning “Passengers from the Past” this June. Our special passengers, personified by some… Read more »

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