NYCSHS Convention

2019 NYCSHS Convention in Buffalo, NY   May 31 – June 2, 2019

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Start making plans to attend.  Details will be available soon. Hotel is the Buffalo Marriott Niagara.  Standard rooms available at NYCSHS rate of $112.00 plus taxes.

We have just added 20 more rooms for attendees. 

You should have no problem reserving a room now,

butwhen these are gone there will be no more.

Make your hotel reservation today!!!

To make a hotel reservation at the Buffalo Niagara Marriott call

the hotel at 800-228-9290 and be sure to ask for

the NYCSHS convention rates.

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Presentation Schedule

   Friday                        Room A                             Room B
3PM Rich Stoving                 Streamlined Steam
4PM Dave Staplin               A/C on NYC Heavyweight Coaches Randy Becker           X-8015 Rail Detector Car
5PM Craig Weed               Double Tracking Albany to Schenectady Kent Patterson         Harlem Division Operations
6PM Jeff English                 NYC Oval Mark Lewandowski – Buffalo Central


7PM John Dahl                   NY to Buffalo and Niagara Falls
8PM Manuel Duran-Duran & Larry Faulkner Digital Modeling of the NYCS Joe Burgess – NYC Bay Window


9PM Richard Vanderbilt & Mike Fox           Restoring NYC E- Units
  Sunday                     Room A                       Room B
10AM Jim Suhs                     The Kankakee Belt Route
11AM Dave Mackay           Heavyweight Passenger cars HO scale Devan Lawton         Early P C Super 8 Films
12M Alex Schneider         NYC Rebuilt Pullman Cars
1PM Dan Maners   Shel Lustig     Lines East Towers
2PM Jerry Bertoldo           NYCS Dining Service


Be Sure to Visit the NYC Garden Railroad

at the Convention


Friday 12:00 Noon – 5:00 PM

936 Townline Road, Elma, NY

To download a registration form for the 2019 NYCSHS Convention Click Here!!


To make a 2019 Convention Reservation in the Collinwood Shop:

Click Here

Lunch on the train on Saturday

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If you would like to have a bag lunch provided to you on the train ride

on Saturday, you must make a reservation for that as well.  There will

be no other opportunity for a lunch once on the train.  The lunch will

be provided by Medina Train Museum and consist of Ham/Turkey with

cheese, lettuce, and tomato, Macaroni Salad, Chips, a beverage and a

cookie. The lunches are $15.00 each.


To reserve and pay for the lunch in the Collinwood Shop Click Here!!

To download a form to send in and pay Click Here!!!

To make a hotel reservation at the Buffalo Niagara Marriott

call the hotel at 800-228-9290 and be sure to ask for

the Railroad Convention rates.


The website for the hotel is


Train Show at the Convention


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Free Admission to the Train Show

Table Reservations $25.00 per table before May 1,

$30.00 per table after May 1.

To download a Train Show table reservation Click Here

Want a preview of what you will see on the excursion to

Buffalo Central Terminal on Saturday at the



Click Here to See You Tube Video of the Terminal


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Postcard view of the terminal in its glory days!!!!


Also Available – NYCSHS Logo Pocket Polos


An enduring favorite, our comfortable classic pocket polo is anything but ordinary. With superior wrinkle and shrink resistance, a silky soft hand and an incredible range of styles, sizes and colors, it’s a first-rate choice for the NYCSHS members.
• 5-ounce, 65/35 poly/cotton pique • Flat knit collar and cuffs • Metal buttons with dyed-to-match plastic rims • Double-needle armhole seams and hem • Side vents.

Order them here and pick them up at the convention at our “Collinwood Shop” store that will be set up in the convention halls.  They are available for pre-order only by sending an email to

Don’t forget to include your name, address and phone number in the email order.  Be sure to specify the size.  They come in sizes S,M,L, XL, XXL, XXXL and XXXXL.  The cost is  $25.00 for S – XL and $28.00 for XXL – XXXL and $30.00 for XXXXL.  Shipping costs ae extra.  Ohio residents subject to 8% Ohio sales tax.

Click here to order!!

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