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Jerry Britton grew up in the shadow of the Reading Railroad, but somehow attached himself to the Pennsy at an early age. Jerry is the publisher of the Keystone Crossings family of internet and social media sites, as well as the AlphabetRoute.com site. Jerry models the Pennsy in HO scale, set in the 1950s around Lewistown, Pa. Jerry is the chief information security officer for the Pennsylvania State Police.

HO Scale: MUmP54 Re-Run Announced

94696PRRkey 72Following on the heels of a MP54 re-run, Con Cor has announced a re-run of their MUmP54 coaches. Offered are powered (DC only) coaches 524 and 603 (Tuscan, black, spelled-out name, and aluminum windows); coaches 618 and 631 (Tuscan, black, red Keysto...
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HO Scale: S2 Turbine Re-Run Announced

HOParagon3BrassHybridPRRS2Turbine1of16.1Broadway Limited Imports has announced a re-run of the PRR S2 Turbine 6-8-6 in their brass-hybrid line with the Paragon3 sound system. The one-of-a-kind locomotive, #6200, is offered in four versions: As Delivered, with Small Smoke Deflectors, with L...
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HO Scale: Trio of PRR Diesel Re-Runs Announced

SD45PRROUTLINED.1Broadway Limited Imports has slated re-runs of three Pennsy diesel locomotives with their Paragon3 sound system. The Alco RSD15 is due to arrive in August 2017 in two road numbers: 8613 and 8614. The MSRP is $299.99. The EMD SD9 is also due to arrive...
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HO Scale: BLI Projects "At Risk"

BLI GG1Broadway Limited Imports has reported to the Society's Modeling Committee that three HO scale projects are "at risk" due to low reservations. The three projects are the Streamlined K4s, the P5A box cab motor, and the GG1 motor. Based on feedback duri...
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PRRT&HS: Pittsburgh Division Valuation Maps Published

valmaps pittsburghThe Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) has published the first in a series of valuation map DVD's from its archives at Lewistown. The contents of this set are based on the extent of the Pittsburgh Division during t...
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