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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.

Demographics of The Pennsy Modeler

survey resultEvery November, Keystone Crossings surveys HO scale modelers for their most desired Pennsy models. As part of the survey, respondents are asked to provide some demographic information. What follows is a summary of the demographic results. Age The pop...
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New Book: "Sunnyside Yard and Hell Gate Bridge"

arcadia sunnysideArcadia Publishing has published a new book, "Sunnyside Yard and Hell Gate Bridge", by David D. Morrison, with a foreword by Stephen F. Quigley. Sunnyside Yard was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad as part of its massive New York Extension, the...
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Winter 2016 Issue of "The Keystone" Published

prrThe Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) has published the Winter 2016 issue (Vol. 49, No. 4) of The Keystone. Articles include: Believers Keep Hopes Alive Lack of Oversight Derailed K4 Project 48th Annual Meet...
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Downtown Lewistown Progress

IMG 1471The PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is making progress on laying trackage through downtown Lewistown. This section will finally link the lower level -- the main line -- with the upper level -- the Milroy secondary. An open house was held on November ...
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Autumn 2016 "The Keystone Modeler" Published

TKMThe Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society has published the Autumn 2016 issue of The Keystone Modeler. Features include: MTH H10s 2-8-0 Review Annual Meeting Models – 2 Front Couper for N-Scale M1A 2017 Meeting Model Room Form Yo...
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