Become a Member:

Come join our family of very dedicated and active O&W enthusiasts.  Becoming a member not only helps the Society, but greatly improves your connection to other Society members and Society activities, and access to all kinds of information about the O&W, plus you will receive information-packed publications worth as much or more than the amount of your dues.

Regular Membership will bring you the annual OBSERVER publication and the O&WRHS Calendar, plus you will receive the Ontario Express newsletters for a year. Sustaining Membership brings you the additional satisfaction of further helping to aid the Society’s historical activities. No matter which one you choose, you will receive access to the “Member’s Only” area on our website which is located at Contributions are always welcome, and may be tax-deductible. We offer special works of art and other O&W-related items as premiums for donations to our Archives Fund – please ask for details. Reprints of many of our archival items, as well as many publications and other items, are offered in our Sales List. It’s available for the asking. Please come to one of our activities and meet our officers and members. We meet at 7:30 p.m. on the first Friday of each month (except July, August and November) at the Senior Center at 65-70 West Main Street in Middletown, NY. A railroading program follows a short business meeting. Guests and prospective members are always welcome. In case of inclement weather the meeting will be postponed one week. Our annual convention is held on a Saturday in November. But you don’t have to be near Middletown to enjoy Society membership – our nearly 600 members live in more than 35 states and several countries! Whatever your interest is in the O&W – whether you or your family worked for it, rode on it, lived near it, or are just fascinated by it – the Ontario & Western Railway Historical Society extends a cordial invitation for you to join us. If you have any other questions regarding membership or about the form on the next page, please contact our Membership Chairman Ray Pinglora. You can also contact Ray for your Username and Password to the Member’s Only Area once you have sent your dues in.

Membership application (HTML) – click HERE

For PDF, click this: membership

Also, you can help by making a DONATION, whether monetary

or railroad items you have – click on the “Donation” link.

Also, to volunteer, click on the “How to Volunteer” link.