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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.

Museum Group, Technical Society Launch Campaign to Preserve Five Pennsylvania Railroad Steam Locomotives

PRR 460By Wayne Laepple, Steve Glischinski | January 10, 2017 STRASBURG, Pa. – The Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society have begun a campaign to preserve five Pennsylvania Railroad s...
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PRRT&HS: Chicago Terminal Chapter Meeting Slated

chicagoThe Chicago Terminal Chapter of the PRRT&HS will hold its first meeting of 2017 on Saturday, January 21 between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM at the Pullman Visitor’s Center, 11141 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago Illinois. Bob Fredland is having his negat...
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Report of the Chief Engineer, Q4 2016

IMG 1727 tThe Chief Engineer of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is pleased to present its report of progress as of the end of fourth quarter 2016. A goal for Q4 was to complete location Lewistown (LN), consisting of the Lewistown Secondary from the Juniata...
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Poll: Freight Car Survey Runoff

question2Last month, Keystone Crossings held its annual HO scale PRR Modeler's Survey. We have posted a new poll that asks The Pennsy Modeler to pick their most desired freight car as a high-quality plastic, ready-to-run offering from the top vote-getter...
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End Markers: Bob Martin

bob martinThis past Sunday we lost a good friend, Robert "Bob" Martin of Emigsville, Pa. The following is from the York Daily Record: Robert E. Martin, 74, died Sunday, December 18, 2016 at home. He was the husband of Carole L. (Moyer) Martin. Mr. and Mrs. Mar...
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