The Valley Railroad Company, operator of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat (ESTR), owns three steam locomotives, one of which (No. 40) was built in 1920 by ALCO/Brooks. No. 40 is one of less than 200 steam locomotives in the United States which remain in operable condition. Most steam locomotives were retired from regular service by the 1980s,... Read more
From well-appointed richly wood-floored indoor spaces to a green grassy lawn to a Mississippi-style riverboat, your wedding will be magical and memorable at the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. We cater to full ceremonies and receptions, or book us for your reception only, selecting from our premium buffet offerings where everything is cooked fresh onsite. Choose the venue perfect for you!... Read more
We appreciate our e-list subscribers and want to give a big THANK YOU for sharing our passion for trains.
To show that appreciation, we gave away three, free coach tickets to ride the Eagle Flyer. We chose the winners at random from our e-list and notified them via email.... Read more