Pennsy News

Keystone Crossings... your source for everything Pennsy!

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.

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...
Rate this blog entry:
Continue reading
395 Hits

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...
Rate this blog entry:
Continue reading
415 Hits

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 ...
Rate this blog entry:
Continue reading
430 Hits

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...
Rate this blog entry:
Continue reading
518 Hits

HO Scale: ALCo RS-3 Announced

Bowser RS3 24683Bowser has announced the ALCo RS-3 in HO scale. The Pennsy rostered 115 of these locomotives and, depending upon features, classed them AS16, AS16m, and AS16ms. Bowser cites this model as an ALCo RS-3, Phase 3, with locomotive specific details. Featu...
Tags:
Rate this blog entry:
Continue reading
624 Hits