Category Archives: NYCSHS “Collinwood Shop” Your NYCSHS Hobby Store

1st Qtr. 2021 Central Headlight is in the Mail Today

  1st Qtr. 2020 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 … Continue reading

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NYCSHS Archive Photos Online Are Here Now!!

NYCSHS Archive Digital Photos Back Online Now! This capability is online now and you can use this new website to browse through the currently over 58,000 images. After a couple of weeks to make sure everything is working properly, we … 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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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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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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Classic Trains Columnist Kevin P. Keefe Article on NYCSHS “Know Thy” Book Series

“New York Central’s Steam Legacy Is In Good Hands” By Kevin P. Keefe Classic Train Columnist & NYCSHS Member Read this blog about the four “Know Thy” books by NYCSHS Director, Tom Gerbracht Click Here to Read The Article

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New York Transit Museum

One of our members sent this to us and there are some interesting NYCS related items.  Look through the information below and if you are interested go to the bottom of the page and click on the link shown there … Continue reading

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NYCSHS New Exclusive HO-Scale Hopper Model

NYCSHS Exclusive Accurail NYC 3-Bay Hopper (Lot 824-H) 40’8″ All Steel Self-Clearing Offset Hopper Kit   NYCSHS Modeler’s committee  wanted to offer a custom decorated Accurail 3 bay hopper as a lot 824-H. The 824-H was built by General American … Continue reading

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