Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad
Historical Society

Dedicated to the preservation of materials regarding the
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad,
its predecessors, subsidiaries and affiliates.




Last Updated
February 17, 2013

The Company Store

The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Historical Society (PLERRHS) established the Company Store to provide both society members and non-members access to P&LE related merchandise. Many of the products offered by the Company Store are available at a discounted price to society members.


August 12, 2013 - Update! We are officially sold out of the fourth "Project Car"! Thank you to everyone who helped make this project car a success!

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The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Historical Society proudly announces the fourth "Project Car" for model railroaders.  Based upon multiple requests to reproduce 50' Outside-Braced boxcars and the success of the original project car, this set will consist of two boxcars. These cars commemorate the paint schemes of Despatch Shops cars built from 1964-1966 and later re-identified for the parent Penn Central Railroad, both the sliding and plug-door version will be sold as a set.

Cars will be produced by Accurail decorated in appropriate Penn Central "Deep Water Green" paint with graphics approved by the P&LE Historical Society. One car is "Return Empty to Youngstown, Ohio" and the other is "Return Empty to McKees Rocks, Penn." Price is $40.00 for the set of two cars + $8.00 Shipping & Handling via USPS Priority Mail.

Delivery is expected in June, 2013, pre-orders are being accepted now.
Proceeds will be used to preserve the history of the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad.


March 6, 2013 - We have approximately TEN boxcar sets remaining before they are sold out! Thanks to all for your continued support!
The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Historical Society proudly announces the third "Project Car" for model railroaders.  This Limited Edition run commemorates the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad's postwar A.A.R. Standard 40' Boxcars built from 1949-1952 in an HO scale three car set offered exclusively by the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Historical Society. All of the boxcars in this series were feature in Volume 4 of "The Little Giant" in June, 2010.

This car project utilizes Accurail's 40' boxcar (Series 3500) with appropriate paint and graphics. Quantities are limited to 75 Sets. Price is $55.00 for the set of three cars + $8.00 Shipping & Handling via USPS Priority Mail.

Delivery is expected in December, 2012 and orders are being accepted now.
Pricing information and order form are available in PDF format: P&LE 40' Single Door Boxcar Order Form.


May 16, 2013 - STATUS UPDATE!
We have 1 P&LE Caboose, road number 530, left. Montour and Undecorate cabooses are still available. Thanks to everyone who made the second project car a success!

We have been informed that the N Scale Cabooses have been delayed until May, 2013. As of this date, we are no longer accepting pre-orders for these cars. We will keep everyone up to date as more information is available . . .

November 27, 2011
The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Historical Society proudly announces the second "Project Car" for model railroaders.  Based on the Union Pacific Railroad CA-4 cabooses sold to P&LE subsidiaries in 1969 (seven to the Montour Railroad, two to the Youngstown & Southern Railroad and two to the Pittsburgh, Chartiers & Youghiogheny Railroad), three were eventually bought back by the P&LE between 1979 and 1981..

        

This project utilizes Intermountain Railway's CA-3 way car with appropriate paint and graphics. P&LE and Montour cars will come Ready-To-Roll. A painted/unlettered version will include decals for the Y&S, PC&Y, and Montour railroads (for those wishing additional car numbers). Both HO and N scale versions will be available (Quantities are limited).

Delivery is expected in May, 2012 and orders are being accepted now.
Road names and numbers available: P&LE 530, P&LE 533, Montour 36 and undecorated.
Pricing information and order form are available in PDF format: P&LE CA-4 Caboose Order Form.


December 8, 2012 - The first project car is officially SOLD OUT!! Thanks to all who made our first project car a huge success!
The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Historical Society proudly announces the first "Project Car" for model railroaders.  Based on the 50' boxcars acquired by the P&LE from 1961 to 1964, these represent cars that had heavy overhauls and repainting completed at McKees Rocks after the Penn Central merger.

This project utilizes Accurail's H.O. Scale 5700 series 50' Welded-Side Single Door Boxcar with appropriate Penn Central "Deep Water Green" paint and graphics. Kits include Accurail 100-Ton Roller-Bearing Trucks and Accu-Mate Couplers.
Three different road numbers are available: #7124, Built 1-61; #7387, Built 9-63; and #7458, Built 10-63.


August 7, 2012
The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Historical Society has decals sets available for Montour, Youngstown & Southern and Pittsburgh, Chartiers & Youghiogheny steel cabooses and Montour and Youngstown & Southern diesels.  Sets are available in both HO and N scale, price is $4.00 per set.

        

Decal sets can be ordered through the PLERRHS Bookstore order form, available in PDF format: PLERRHS Bookstore Order Form.


The Company Store Clothes Rack - Temporarily Closed

The Company Store Book Shelf
Looking for something to read? The Book Shelf has volumes covering the P&LE and its subsidiary railroads. Whether your looking for reference or history, the Book Shelf has required reading. The Book Shelf is also where you can order back issues of "The Little Giant".

See what's on the Book Shelf - Catalog and Order Form (15K PDF)

The Company Store Limited Quantity Items
Looking for something out of the ordinary? We have some unique items that are limited run/ limited quantity basis. When these items are sold out, they'll be gone forever.

Limited Quantity Items will be stocked soon!!

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