Monthly Archives: July 2008

2008 Annual Meeting Photos

During the NYCSHS Annual Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio, some members had the chance to visit areas along the old Toledo & Ohio Central. This is an early postcard view of the T&OC (NYC) Eastern District passenger station at Bucyrus, OH. … Continue reading

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David Staplin’s "Port Byron" in HO

This fine model is the “Port Byron,” one of fourteen 12 double bedroom Pullmans, delivered in early 1949 for the Twentieth Century Limited, Commodore Vanderbilt and Detroiter. These cars were built to Pullman plan 4125 in Lot 6790 (NYC Lot … Continue reading

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Alco’s "Niagaras" of New Power

From Richard Leonard’s New York Central Collection: Many authorities consider the New York Central’s class S1 4-8-4’s, erected by American Locomotive Company in 1945-46, to be the apex of steam locomotive design in North America. Intended for long-distance, heavy-duty passenger … Continue reading

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Gerald Brimacombe’s "Centuries" in O scale

Gerald Brimacombe shares with us his O scale models of the 1938 Twentieth Century Limited. This photograph recreates the well-known “Centuries Pass in the Night” pose with his detailed scale models.

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P&LE Greenville gondola in HO by Jerry Glow

Jerry Glow is a Missouri Pacific modeler, but a fan of freight cars of all roads. Jerry presents his model of a Pittsburgh & Lake Erie gondola with pipe load. This very simple project required substituting ladders from his scrap … Continue reading

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