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: PRR H21A Hopper Kits Released

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Bowser has announced the immediate release of numerous freight car kits in HO scale, including two liveries of PRR H21a hoppers. The kits feature a one piece plastic molded body, under frame, brake wheel, air tank, brake cylinder, triple valve, free rolling trucks with metal wheels, knuckle spring couplers, smooth painting, sharp lettering &am...
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Waybill Industry Files: 1945 PRR Maryland Division Released

Waybill Industry Files: 1945 PRR Maryland Division Released
Keystone Crossings previously announced support for  Shenware's Protoype Industries (Waybills) and   Industry Manager (IndMan)  software for perusing and searching industry databases for use in creating waybills for model railroad operations. We have now posted the PRR Maryland Division (1350 records) and the Baltimore & Eas...
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HO Scale: X38 Box Car Released

PRR X38 Box Car
Funaro & Camerlengo has released two resin kits of the PRR X38 box car.  The X38 was a  50'-6" riveted steel box car with d ouble doors over a 14'6" opening (7' & 7'6"),  10 panel sides (4 to left and 6 to right of door),  5/5 dreadnaught ends, and equipped with racks for auto parts. Five hundred were...
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NMRA Golden Spike Award Conferred

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Despite already having three Achievement Program certificates (Scenery, Author, and Association Volunteer), I finally qualified for, and received, the Golden Spike Award. I've already submitted my qualifications for two more certificates -- Electrical Engineer and Chief Dispatcher. Hoping the certificates will arrive in time for the MER Regional Co...
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PRRT&HS: Autumn 2017 "The Keystone" Published

The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) has published the Autumn 2017 issue (Vol. 50, No. 3) of  ​The Keystone ​.   This issue contains a feature length article entitled "The Maltese Cross: Rail Motor Cars on the Pennsylvania Railroad", by Richard T. Wallis with data by Lin Bongaardt.
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