Category Archives: Research Information

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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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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3rd Qtr. 2020 Central Headlight is in the Mail Today

3rd Qtr. 2020 Central Headlight is in the Mail Today 50th Anniversary Year   Enjoy and thanks for being a member.  If you haven’t already, be sure to renew for 2021.  Since the COVID 19 cancelled many of our Anniversary … Continue reading

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NYCSHS Announces the Albany, NY Mini Cancelled

NYCSHS Announces December 2020 Albany, NY Mini – Cancelled December 5, 2020 Holiday Inn Express Wolf Road 16 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205 7:30 am – 5:00 pm EST The Corona Virus Situation Has Required That We Cancel!!!   Refunds … Continue reading

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Latest Edition of the NYCentral Modeler (3rd Qtr. 2020)

Latest Edition of the NYCentral Modeler (3rd Qtr. 2020) Ready for You to Enjoy!!! The cover photo for this quarter’s edition is from Noel Widdifield, “The Inevitable Day.” Stan Madyda shows us his modeling skills in “Stan’s Promise of Things … Continue reading

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Modeling the NYC During the Pandemic Lock-Down

Modeling the NYC During the Pandemic Lock-Down Produced by Manual Duran-Duran, NYCSHS Modelers’ Committee Member Check out this NYCSHS produced video highlighting some of the modeling of the NYCS that has been going on during the Lock-Down over the last … Continue reading

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