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Enjoy perusing our books and magazines available for sale. Memberships and Donations can also be made here.


 

NEW RELEASES!

 

   

Conquest 1


by David W. Messer

Continuing the rich tradition of his "Triumph" series books, author David Messer has teamed with PRRT&HS to offer "Conquest 1", which celebrates the history of PRR's Lake Division and its physical plant. This includes the network of Pennsy lines from Pittsburgh northwest to Erie, Ashtabula, Cleveland and Mansfield, from 1848 to the present day.


This book contains 500 illustrations, many in color, and 12 large maps in a rear pocket. Hardbound, 240 pages.


Member Price: $65

Non-member price: $80

 

PRRT&HS Member price, SKU 129 - $65

 

Non-Member price SKU 129N - $80

 

   


The TTX Story


A Two-Volume Set

by James D. Panza

Richard W. Dawson

Ronald P. Sellberg

The Pennsylvania Railroad and Rail-Trailer Co. formed Trailer Train Co. in 1955 to expand piggyback service amongst the nation's railroads. PRR intially managed TTX, which expanded its ownership to 41 railroads. The 62-year journey started with 500 flatcars in 1956 and grew to over 161,000 cars (TOFC, auto rack, Railbox, Railgon, and special equipped) today.


The authors, combined, have over 90 years of service with Trailer Train/TTX. They present much "insider" information on company decisions, car design, and the shift to container intermodal service. The books are hardbound, all-color, horizontal format, and total 624 pages.


Member Price of 2-volume set: $79.95

Non-member price of 2-volume set: $99.95

U.S. Postage per book set: $11

Overseas Postage, per book set: $66

 

SOLD OUT!



A second printing is being considered.

If you want to be placed on a waiting list:

Contact Connie At Shuman Heritage Printing
717-751-0100 - Ask for Connie

 

   

PRR Lines West
Erie & Pittsburgh Branch

by Alan B. Buchan

After over 20 years of research and writing, this 247-page book contains over 400 photos and track diagrams, plus two large insert pages of maps. It describes the railroad from its conception in September 1835 to the present day. E&P was a north-south Iine that followed the Conneaut and Shenango River Valleys. Although it was not part of the PRR main line, it played an important role. Unfortunately, most is gone today. Chapters include history, expansion, success and atrophy, the city and port of Erie, photos from Erie to Homewood, freight and passenger operations, equipment and operation, and interfaces with connecting roads.

Softbound Reprint is Sold Out!