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It Is Almost Here!!!

It Was A Great Convention If you weren’t there, we are sorry you missed it!!!!   Banquet Guest Speaker John Taibi Co-author of the current NYCSHS book Hojack – Remembering The RW&O Railroad and Division Mr. Taibi is a well … Continue reading

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2nd Qtr. 2022 NYCentral Modeler is Ready for Your Enjoyment

The cover photo for this quarter’s edition is from Steve Lasher’s article “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow”. Charlie Crawford provides “Upgrading an Atlas/Kato RS3”.  The NYCSHS receives Jim Welsh’s collection donation. Seth Lakin begins a three-part … Continue reading

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Interesting Locos From The NYCS Past Are Finally Saved

Pieces Of NYCS History Rusting NYCS Original S-1 Prototype and the only remaining NYCS T-motor to finally be moved!! After years of worry by NYCS fans and historians, these locos, owned by the Danbury Railway Museum are going to be … Continue reading

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The NYCSHS Announced A New Book – We Are Sold Out – Check With One of the Train Book Stores as They Still Have Copies!!

We No Longer Have Any Left !!!! Sorry You Missed Out.   HOJACK is the definitive story of the historic and surviving contemporary lines of the Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad and – after its 1891 acquisition by the New … Continue reading

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1st Qtr. 2022 NYCentral Modeler is Ready for Your Enjoyment

The first article for this quarter’s edition is from Noel Widdifield, who shares the “A NYC Operating Session on Pete LaGuardia’s Layout”. Dave Staplin returns with ”Part 2 Upgrading and Air Conditioning A Branchline Coach”. Steve Lasher explains a”Wnow Swite … Continue reading

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From Grand Central To Albany

Take A Look!!! From Grand Central to Albany – New York Central’s Water Level Route Over the years numerous books have been produced depicting trains along the old New York Central Main Line between New York City and Albany. Early … Continue reading

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It is time to beginning thinking about the NYCSHS 2022

It is Never Too Early to Renew!!! NYCSHS 2022 Is Just Around The Corner Don’t Miss Out on a Year of NYCSHS Excitement!!! You can renew online now by Clicking Here Or Download a membership renewal form by Clicking Here … Continue reading

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4th Qtr. 2021 NYCentral Modeler is Ready for Your Enjoyment

The first article for this quarter’s edition is from Steve Lasher, who shares the “Modeling an NYC Derrick & Wreck Train” that has no NYC prototype. Thomas Lange returns with ”A Scratchbuilt NYC Pacemaker Caboose”. Bob Shaw “Enlivens Layout Dead … Continue reading

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3rd Qtr. 2021 Central Headlight is in the Mail Today

3rd Qtr. 2021 Central Headlight is in the Mail Today For those you have added the subscription for the digital Central Headlight, you digital version has been sent to you today!!!! Enjoy and thanks for being a member.  If you … Continue reading

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NYCSHS Announces NYCS Layout Tours on YouTube

The NYCSHS proudly presents the first in a series of layout tours featuring the modeling skills of NYCSHS members recreating the New York Central System in miniature. NYCS modeling is one of the ways that we can honor the memory … Continue reading

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