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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.

Lewistown (LN) Operational

IMG 1739 tThe Lewistown (LN) segment of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is now operational. The bridge from Lewistown (XA) (aka Lewistown Junction) across the Juniata River to downtown Lewistown has been completed and provides the missing link. The remaind...
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PRRT&HS: Philadelphia Chapter Meeting Slated

The Philadelphia Chapter of the PRRT&HS will meet on Saturday, February 11, 2017. 11 AM Modelers Meeting: “GG1’s - Paint & Colors”Discuss and view GG1’s in in its many paint and colors over the years of PRR service. O and HO scales will be di...
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HO Scale: More PRR X58 Box Cars

prr.3.4.1200logoTangent Scale Models has announced their next production of Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) class X58  box cars. Shipping will commence on February 20th. Between 1964 and 1966, the Pennsylvania Railroad built a large fleet of new multiple-purpose bo...
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HO Scale: PRR X32 Series Box Cars Announced

Bowser has announced a new run of ready-to-run PRR X32 box cars. The cars will feature crisp details and sharp painting and printing, metal wheels and knuckle couplers. MSRP $24.95 each. Due October 2017. Pre orders due 3/3/17. Other road n...
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Holiday Hustle

IMG 1736 tAs an employee of the state, MLK Day is a holiday, and every year I spend it in the train room. This year was no different, and my mission was to complete the riverbed and adjoining city block where the PRR's Lewistown Secondary crosses the Juniata R...
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