Gift Shop / Trackside Cafe

Essex Depot Mercantile Company
The Gift and Memorabilia Shop at the Essex Steam Train

Gift ShopWhether you are looking for Valley Railroad memorabilia, Railroadania in general, or a remembrance of your day at the Essex Steam Train, you will find something just right in our gift shop:

  • Thomas the Tank Engine Toys and Collectibles
  • Railroading Books and Videos
  • Essex Steam Train & Riverboat / Valley Railroad Souvenirs and Memorabilia
    Cups • Mugs • Magnets • Postcards • Shirts • Sweatshirts • Caps • Pewter • Spoons • Glassware

Our friendly gift shop staff can help you to find the perfect item.

Trackside Cafe

Trackside CafeStop by Trackside Café for a tasty, convenient, and affordable lunch while visiting the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat.

Enjoy a hot dog, cold sandwich, or snack, along with an ice-cold beverage, coffee, or tea. Daily specials crafted by our Dinner Train staff.