Category Archives: NYCSHS News

Flour by Rail Legacy Project

Flour by Rail Legacy Project “The Flour by Rail Legacy Project” is an effort by a group that is trying to help people to understand and relate to the significant history of Buffalo as a train town, or “bread-maker for … Continue reading

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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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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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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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NYCSHS Member and Archive Volunteer Talks About Train Watching

NYCSHS Member and Archive Volunteer Talks About Train Watching   Excerpts from Idea Stream Video Author Dennis Knowles Interview for PBS Cleveland, Ohio TV station WVIZ for a web interview on train watching in Berea, Ohio. The Berea Union Depot … Continue reading

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