Membership Benefits

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Enjoy the Benefits of a NYCSHS Membership

Be a part of the fastest growing, innovative and interesting railroad historic society in the world.  Take a look at all of the benefits of membership and then join us and enjoy the ride.

Are you a fan of the New York Central?  Are you interested in prototypical modeling?  Don’t go it alone! As a member of the New York Central System Historical Society, you will receive the Central Headlight, centralheadlight our quarterly, popularly acclaimed magazine, and can chat with other NYC fans and modelers on our NYCSHS members-only Yahoo Group. US Members receive this in hard copy as part of their memberships. Members from Canada & Mexico and Overseas receive this in digital form.

US members may obtain the digital version for an extra $15.00 per year.  Mexico and  Canada members may obtain the hard copy version by paying an additional $15.00 postage. Overseas members may obtain the hard copy version by paying an additional $31.00 postage.

You will also be able to attend our annual conventions, each providing two days of total NYC immersion. Untitled

You will benefit from the first-hand knowledge of former NYCS employees and from the expertise of NYC historians, researchers, modelers and writers who will help you with answers to questions about NYCS history, locos, rolling stock, structures, and operating practices. f96a8-nycshs_1q2010You will have access to many new NYCS models before they are offered to the public and at discounted prices.

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You will be eligible for up to a 20% discount on any of the NYCS items in our “NYCSHS “Collinwood Shop’“. 

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You have priority for  contribution of articles and photos to the acclaimed  NYCentral Modeler  

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You will have access to a large amount of research material on the NYCS to include history, reference material, photos, drawings, and a NYCSHS Members Yahoo Group where you can exchange information and ask questions with other NYCSHS members.

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The Society uses a powerful email tool (MailChimp) to update members on what is happening within the NYCSHS.  These timely emails will let you know the latest information about the Society events.

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You will also be able to participate in our newly instituted survey of members.  We have begun to periodically send out surveys using a nationally recognized survey service called Survey Monkey.SurveyMonkeyLogo

We have a NYCSHS Facebook page that is open to all, but members have the ability to provide factual answers to help attract other people to our Society.  439

Do it right! Join today!

2 Responses to Membership Benefits

  1. Rich Chapin says:

    are materials and photos in the archives available? IF NOT, WHEN WILL THEY BE?

    • We have been working with a small group of volunteers to digitize all of the materials. It is a very long and slow process. We have been releasing archive material in DVDs as it is finished. We are working on several projects to continue to release material but it takes time. There is a huge amount of material and we are all volunteers working in our spare time. It will be a long time before it all can be made available. We can always use more volunteers to help us in the Cleveland area.
      Thanks, NYCSHS

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