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Shaker Heights Rapid Transit car 303 passes the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Cleveland's Lakefront on its way to NORM in Decenber of 2009.

Members pose for a photograph before enjoying a motor car ride at the 2008 Members Weekend Picnic.

Volunteers work on restoring the trucks of Toronto Peter Witt car 2778 at the Museum.

This handsome cabinet housing artifacts from the Lake Shore Electric Railway is a just part of the educational display you will see on a visit to the Museum.

Welcome to Northern Ohio Railway Museum

     Thank you for your interest in Northern Ohio Railway Museum. The Museum is located at 5515 Buffham Road in Seville, Ohio (near Chippewa Lake). There, on two miles of the historic Cleveland Southwestern Railway, the museum is working to attain its goals to collect, preserve, restore, display and operate streetcars and other railway equipment for for the education of the public. The Museum is open to the public for guided walking tours on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm, May through October. Admission is free, donations are requested. Visit our  Museum Events   page for more information

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Three veterans of the Shaker Heights line are together again in this January 2010 photo at the Museum. Left to right are: Cleveland Railway Company 1225, Shaker Heights Rapid Transit 303 and Cleveland Railway Company Crane 0711.

Members of the Berea Historical Society's youth group and their advisors visit the Museum and get some "up close and friendly" time with the Cleveland Railway Company Crane 0711.

Members answer visitor's questions in August of 2009 at the Museum's travelling display during "Last Stop Willoughby," an event centered on Willoughby, Ohio's Railroad History.

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Visit our  Museum Store Page  for great new additions to our featured items page as well as our newly updated catalog of new and used books.

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Rails Through West Park is now available through our Museum Store. Published by West Park Historical Society and Northrn Ohio Railway Museum, this new book captures the rail history of Cleveland's West Park Neighborhood.

Click  Here  to learn more.

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The three cars donated to N.O.R.M. by the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority have arrived at the Museum, please consider a financial gift to help us cover the moving costs.
To learn more about these cars  
Click here.

To watch a video of CTS Line Car 024 arriving at the Museum  Click here.

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Find out how your tax deducible donation can get you one of our limited edition American Advertising Federation Silver Award Winning Posters!

Visit our 
Posters  page for more information.

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And be sure to visit us on YouTube at NORM Home Movies and on Facebook

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     To accomplish its goals, N.O.R.M. needs your support.  You can support the museum in many ways:  by contributing toward its projects or by purchasing items from the Museum Store, or you can join as a member.  As a member, you will be joining with one-hundred and eighty men and women who are voluntarily building, maintaining, operating and managing the railway museum.  Your membership will entitle you and your immediate family to admission to all activities at the museum, reduced fare on fantrips, a ten percent discount at the Museum Store and our bi-monthly newsletter, THE NORTHERN LIGHT.  Regular membership will also entitle you to vote at meetings of the membership and in elections. Visit our  Membership  page for more information.

     Please accept this invitation to stop by for a walking tour of our museum or to attend our Media Nights which are held the first Friday of each month from March through December at the Bethel Lutheran Church, 7171 Pearl Road in Middleburg Hts. The church is located on Pearl Road two blocks north of Bagley.  Please drive to the building at the rear of the property and enter that building. Doors open at 7:00 PM.  Our meetings are an equal measure of current museum news, entertainment and fellowship.  Visit our  Museum Events   page for more information and visit our  Directions to the Museum   page for maps and directions.

Museum member Dr. Allen Hall teaches third grade students at Seville Elementary School basic knowledge about trolleys and interurbans and the role that they played in the area's development. The Museum's educational PowerPoint presentation is now available free to area schools.

Volunteers replace ties on the Museum's original switch in preparation for the arrival of several pieces of equipment aquired from the auction of the former Trolleyville collection.

Last Updated 02/02/2015

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Walt Stoner
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