NYCSHS Books For Sale

The NYCSHS on-line Store

Has Numerous NYCS Books


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NYCSHS Announces the Latest In The

Series of NYCS Steam Locomotive Books



  • Detailed history of the late Mohawk design of 1940, and the final L-4 design of 1942, using official railroad records and drawings, and profusely illustrated using an outstanding collection of high-quality photographs from the Society’s Collection and other collections, many previously unpublished
  • Over 300 pages and photographs, including a 32-page color section
  • Informative captions
  • Useful to modelers and historians
  • Written by Tom Gerbracht, NYCSHS Director and former President
  • Limited production run, hard cover, using the best paper stock and outstanding photo reproduction, and sewn binding for permanency
  • Very limited quantity of numbered and signed copies available as a separate store item

Ordering Details:

  • MSRP $89.99
  • NYCSHS Member Price 71.99
  • All domestic US orders have $10.00 shipping added
  • All non-US orders are charged actual shipping cost
  • All proceeds go to the NYCSHS.
  • Very limited run and no reprints.
  • Order online at: Collinwood Shop
  • Or mail order to address below.
  • Dealers orders welcome – inquire at


Mail orders to:


Know Thy Late Mohawks

P.O. Box 328

Shady Side, MD 20764


Be sure to include check for the book and shipping!!!

NYCSHS LogoSmall copyNYCSHS Announces The NYCS Diesel Locomotives on a DVD

Diesel Book CD-Cover

By William D. Edson with H.L. Vail, Jr. and C.M. Smith
Published by the NYCSHS in 1978 and Re-Issued in 1995
Now Available for the First Time in a Digital Version

This volume provides a complete reference volume of all of the diesel locomotives owned and operated by the NYCS until February 1968, the effective date of the Penn Central merger.  It contains diagrams, photos,complete rosters and related material on each of these locomotives.  It is an invaluable reference for historians, modelers and fans.  Now in digital form allowing the owner to view all of the information about these locomotive on a computer and allows the downloading of important reference material about each locomotive.

MSRP $35.00.  NYCSHS Members’ Price $27.00 and that is 20% off MSRP.

Shipping is free and

Ohio residents must pay 8% Ohio sales tax.

Click Here to Order


If you love New York Central Steam or Electric Locomotives…

You simply MUST have… Steam Locomotives of the New York Central Lines, Volumes 1 and 2 by William D. Edson and H. L. Vail, Jr., assisted by Edward L. May. The ultimate authority on all steam and electric locomotives from the DeWitt Clinton of 1831 to P&LE 9406 of 1948. These books represent a lifetime of research for each of the compilers and are a fitting memorial not only to the legacy of the New York Central Lines but also to their untiring efforts to preserve that legacy for us all. These books are full of individual listings for every steam or electric locomotive, including year and month of construction, builder’s construction number, all known reclassifications and renumberings, and retirement date, and in many cases ultimate disposition. Read a review of these fine books here.


Hard Copies Sold Out!!!

DVDs available in the  Collinwood Shop.

Vol. 1: New York Central & Hudson River; Boston & Albany
310 pages, hard cover, 320 photographs, 184 drawings and maps.
$30.00 New Price
U.S. Only, Excluding Ohio
Includes Domestic Postage
$32.40New Price
Ohio Residents Only
Includes Sales Tax
and Domestic Postage
Vol. 2, Lake Shore & Michigan Southern; Lake Erie & Western; Indiana Harbor Belt; Chicago River & Indiana; Chicago Junction; Ohio Central Lines; Big Four; Michigan Central; Pittsburgh & Lake Erie
428 pages, hard cover, 672 illustrations.
$30.00 New Price
U.S. Only, Excluding Ohio
Includes Domestic Postage
$32.40 New Price
Ohio Residents Only
Includes Sales Tax
and Domestic Postage
$45.00 New Price
U.S. Only, Excluding Ohio
Includes Domestic Postage
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$48.60 New Price
Ohio Residents Only
Includes Sales Tax
and Domestic Postage

Sold Out!!! DVDs Available in the Collinwood Shop.

Don’t want to pay online? You can mail your order with payment to:

NYCSHS, Inc. Book Orders
P. O. Box 130
Gates Mills, OH 44040-0130

For international orders, and for shipping to Alaska and Hawaii, please contact Jim Suhs to process your order.

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Click here for the Official Drawings Page.

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7 Responses to NYCSHS Books For Sale

  1. Mike Thomas says:

    Any information on NYCS Motor cars, gas electric, or photos. Especially NYCS M-405.

  2. Geoff Stunkard says:

    Need to renew my membership and order a copy of the new Later Mohawks book as well. Can somebody foward an invoice for the total. Thanks – Geoff Stunkard

  3. Anthony says:

    hi there! I just wanted to ask, would you guys happen to have any rare and clean audio of the NYCs steamers? I have mainly been interested in Niagara or hudson audio, the hudsons I am mainly interested in are the Empire State Express ones.
    If anything, please let me know. Thank you!


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