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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.

PENNSYRR.com on Steroids!

horseshoe curve fireworksPlanned maintenance on the PENNSYRR.COM and related web sites has been completed. There may be a few broken links or missing images that I will fix over the coming days. In a nutshell, the domains and sites were migrated off of "SlowDaddy" to Si...
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Web Site Maintenance Slated

Over the next seven to ten days, several instances of maintenances will be occurring on the servers providing services for PENNSYRR.COM, ALPHABETROUTE.COM, and THEMODELRAILROADOPENHOUSE.COM. During these maintenance windows the servers may not respon...
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Bethlehem Steel's Naginey Quarry Shipments

nagineytippleThe Bethlehem Steel Company owned a large quarry at Naginey on the Milroy Secondary outside of Lewistown, Pa. The quarry was rail-served until Hurricane Agnes destroyed much of the line in 1972 and it proved too expensive to repair. Several years ago...
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PRRT&HS: Summer Issue of "The Keystone" Published

The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) has published the Summer 2017 issue (Vol. 50, No. 2) of The Keystone. Articles include: Black River & Western Restores H31 Hopper Car Restoration of LEONARD CALVERT PRRT&...
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90TH ANNIVERSARY OF FAMED "LINDBERGH SPECIAL" RUN

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania marks the 90th anniversary on Sunday, June 11 of the famed "Lindbergh Special"run, headed by one of the historic locomotives in the Museum's premier collection, Pennsylvania Railroad E6s Atlantic No. 460....
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