Category Archives: Research Information

Another Exciting Steam Book From NYCSHS

NYCSHS Announces Another Professional Book Know Thy Early Mohawks By Tom Gerbracht This hard cover book completely documents the New York Central’s early Mohawks, built in the period 1916 through 1930. The early Mohawks became the standard freight hauler on … Continue reading

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An Exciting New Book From the NYCSHS

Silver Rails Through the Heart of the Park New York Central Railroad’s Adirondack Division By John Taibi With Peter Gores and David Link This book celebrates the past operation of the New York Central’s Adirondack Division (as well as portions … Continue reading

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Latest Modeling News from the NYCSHS

The cover photo for this quarter’s edition is from Tom Long’s  “Modeling ¾ Lightning Stripe FA/FB in N-Scale”.” NYCSHS member Stan Madyda demonstrates “Building the AMB Woodward Station Kit”.  NYCSHS Director, Nick Ariemma takes us to the “Amherst Railway Society … Continue reading

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How About a Ride in the Hickory Creek?

Ride the Hickory Creek for the 2019 NYCSHS Convention This trip has been cancelled as Amtrak has not given permission for it to run. Sorry, but blame Amtrak!!!!   We are looking for expressions of interest in this for the … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out on John Ham’s New Book

From Gotham to the Berkshires (New York Central’s Harlem Division) By John Ham If you enjoyed John’s Along the Old West Shore, you will find this a very informative book on the NYC Harlem Division. From Gotham to The Berkshires … Continue reading

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1st Qtr 2019 Central Headlight is in the Mail

1st Qtr. 2019 Central Headlight is in the Mail The copies were mailed out on Feb 11. Articles in This Edition “NYCSHS Strategic Plan” “Remembering the New England States“ The NYC Photography of William ‘Cecil” Hommerding” “Society Holds its First … Continue reading

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The Latest on Damaged Ex-NYC #6721

The Latest on Damaged Ex-NYC #6721 Those of us who attended the 2015 NYCSHS Convention in Utica, NY have fond memories of the little 0-6-0 switcher on display at the Utica Union Station.  It was damaged by a runaway hopper … Continue reading

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