Category Archives: Research Information

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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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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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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