Category Archives: NYCS News

Latest Edition of the NYCentral Modeler (1st Qtr. 2021)

Latest Edition of the NYCentral Modeler (1st Qtr. 2021) The lead article for this quarter’s edition is from Thomas Lange, who tells us above “Modeling a NYC DES-3 #562 in HO-scale.” Dave Ross tells us about “Modeling The Glass Train” … Continue reading

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It is time to renew your NYCSHS membership if you have not already done so!!

NYCSHS 2021 Membership Renewal Reminder Time is running out for you to renew your NYCSHS membership for 2021.  Don’t miss out on all of the many benefits of membership.  If you have already renewed, thank you for doing that and … Continue reading

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Photo and ValMap Website Temporarily Closed

  Individual Photo and ValMap Website Temporarily Closed   We have temporarily closed down the ability to view and order individual photos and ValMaps in order to upgrade that website and improve the user interface. February 1st 2021. We apologize … Continue reading

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Kevin Keefe Tells About the NYC’s Big Bet On Passenger Trains

Kevin Keefe’s Latest Article in Classic Trains Magazine Blog “Seventy-five years ago, New York Central bet big” Click Here to Read Kevin’s Article

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4th Qtr. 2020 Central Headlight is in the Mail Today

4th Qtr. 2020 Central Headlight is in the Mail Today 50th Anniversary Year   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 … Continue reading

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NYCSHS Announces Another New NYCS Book

  If You Haven’t Ordered One – Now is the Time!!!   The New York Central System Historical Society announces the another book of the Central’s steam power triumvirate. This hard cover book completes the documentation of the New York … Continue reading

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Work Begins on the Former Adirondack Railroad

The New York State Department of Transportation has broken ground on a $1.9 million project to remove the tracks between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid on the former Adirondack Railroad right-of-way, so it can be turned into a 34-mile shared-use … Continue reading

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NYCSHS Announces Virtual Mini on Nov 21

NYCSHS Announces Virtual Mini   November 21, 2020 – Noon – 4:00 pm We are having a Virtual NYCSHS Modelers’ Mini on November 21, 2020. This is an online gathering of those members who love modeling the NYCS. We  have presenters … Continue reading

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Latest Edition of the NYCentral Modeler (4th Qtr. 2020)

  Latest Edition of the NYCentral Modeler (4th Qtr. 2020) The cover photo for this quarter’s edition is from Mark Sklar’s article about “3D printing a NYC Signal Bridge.” Charlie Crawford updates his layout after retirement in “Traveling in Time … Continue reading

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Modeling the NYC During Pandemic Lock-Down

NYCSHS You Tube Videos Modeling the NYC During the Pandemic Lock-Down Episode II June – August 2020  NYCSHS Member, Rob Bennett’s Solid Block Modeling is just one of the many NYC modeling projects discussed on this new You Tube video. … Continue reading

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