Welcome to the New York Central System Historical Society electronic archive.  This is the online catalog of The NYCSHS permanent archival and artifact collection.

The collection catalog is constantly being updated as new items are processed, sorted, and added by our volunteer staff. If you don't find an item that you're looking for, check back later to see if it has been added to our collection!  For example, as of 16 March 2021 we added another group of 4,000 pictures.

We have now enabled shopping on the site.  Please see the instructions for how to acquire a photograph here.

If you would like to join the New York Central System Historical Society, you can do that here.

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4-8-2 #3133

Left front with smoke lifters