2009 Annual Meeting Update

The 2009 NYCSHS Annual Meeting will take place April 17-19 in Geneva, New York, at the Ramada Lakefront hotel.

Here is the lineup for Sunday presentations in the Geneva Room:

  • 11:00am - 12:15pm Bob Scheib - Corning Glass Mirror Shipment
  • 12:15pm - 1:30pm John Dahl - Buffalo Central Terminal
  • 1:30pm - 2:45pm Dick Steinbrenner - Alco RS-27 and Flexi-Van Test Trips

The Finger Lakes Model Railroad Club modular HO layout and the NYCSHS Model Contest will be in the Seneca Room - 10:00am - 3:00pm.

The NYCSHS Train Show will be in the Ballroom - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Stay tuned for further updates as they become available.

—Hugh Guillaume
2009 NYCSHS Annual Meeting Committee

2011 NYCSHS Convention - Albany, New York

The 2011 NYCSHS Annual Meeting will be held in Albany, New York. Stay tuned for hotel and program information as it becomes available!


Central Headlight - Q1 2008

Central Headlight Editor Rich Stoving has been working overtime to help our publications schedule catch up to the real world calendar. The issue for First Quarter 2008 is about to be mailed out to all current members. Watch your mailboxes!

On the cover: Standing tall at the age of 87 before the tall tower of Buffalo’s Central Terminal that is just a few years younger, retired New York Central engineer Charles A. Erler holds the builder’s plate of J-1b Hudson 5201, an engine that he fired several times. The story of Charlie’s great career as a railroad man begins on page 6. (Photo by Fred B. Furminger)