Save The Date – July 8, 2017

              Save The Date

                 July 8, 2017

    nyclines          NYCSHS1956



Plan to be part of an exciting event, as the New York Central System Historical Society and the Valley Railroad of Essex, CT unveil a restored piece of New York Central Lines history. 

Join Society President Dave Mackay, and Director Nick Ariemma, along with the leadership of the Valley RR as they celebrate the joint effort to preserve this car.

A rare survivor of Lot # 594-B,  built by Merchants Despatch Transportation of Rochester, NY in 1930, it saw revenue service from its delivery until 1948 when it was moved into storage and eventfully steam generation service in Poughkeepsie, NY.


Ceremonies will follow the return to Essex Station of the last tourist train of the day. A post unveiling reception for NYCSHS Members follows in the Oliver Jensen Gallery.

Missing the sights, sounds and smells of steam? Come early and ride the steam train. NYCHS Members in good standing will receive a discount on their excursion tickets. Or, stay late and enjoy the Essex Clipper Dinner Train (reservations required. Info:
Make it a NYC Day, wear your NYC hats and shirts. Collinwood Shop has plenty!

July 8, 2017

Unveiling at 4:45 PM

NYCSHS Reception immediately following.


This entry was posted in Members Information, NYCS News, NYCSHS "Collinwood Shop" Your NYCSHS Hobby Store, NYCSHS News, Research Information. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s