Welcome to The Train Collectors Association Fort Pitt Division

Welcome to our website. Since you are here, it can be surmised that we have something in common…an interest in trains. Our particular Division, the Fort Pitt Division, Inc. was established in 1977, and is a non-profit organization that is part of the national Train Collector’s Association (TCA). The TCA is headquartered and operates the Toy Train Museum and Library in Strasburg, Pennsylvania. The TCA is one of the largest and most prestigious collecting societies in the world and its mission is to preserve an important segment of history - Tinplate Toy Trains - through research, education, community outreach, fellowship, establishment of collecting standards, and to promote the growth and enjoyment of the hobby.

 

Next Fort Pitt Division Meet

The next meet of the TCA Fort Pitt Division will be on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the Syria Shrine Conference Center in Cheswick.  The meet will be held from 10 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Members only will be admitted at 9:00.

Locomotion Days at the Carnegie Science Center 

The 2020 Locomotion Days, which took place on January 11 & 12 at the Carnegie Science Center was a huge success.  On display were toy trains in gauges Z, N, HO, O and G. 

Fort Pitt Division Members played a large role in the festivities.  The Hi-Railers and the Kids Club set up their traveling layouts on the third floor in the beautiful PointView Hall.  Endless streams of families were educated and entertained, and many young enthusiasts took advantage of the opportunity to run the Dinosaur train using a handheld controller.

  

  

 

Summer Outing

We had a glorious day for our 2019 Summer Outing aboard the Everett Railroad Steam into the Cove. Sixty-three riders enjoyed a three hour train ride aboard the beautifully restored #1194 coach.