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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.

Keystone Free-MO Accepting New Participants

prrKeystone Free-MO (KEY-MO), an HO scale modular group following the Free-MO standard, is accepting new participants. The mission of Keystone Free-MO is to attract existing model railroaders, in the age 25-45 demographic, who are ready to take the...
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HO Scale: PRR Trailer Decals, Late Scheme Released

MVS HO PTZL WEBSITE 1024x1024Mount Vernon Shops has released HO scale decals for PRR trailers in the pre-1960 scheme. Owner John Frantz writes: This set was produced to introduce a more comprehensive set for this equipment, which hadn't been done by previous manufacturers. ...
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HO Scale: PRR Trailer Decals Early Scheme Released

MVS HO PTZE WEBSITE 1024x1024Mount Vernon Shops has released HO scale decals for PRR trailers in the pre-1960 scheme. Owner John Frantz writes: This set was produced to introduce a more comprehensive set for this equipment, which hadn't been done by previous manufacturers. The P...
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HO Scale: PRR GG1 Motors Announced

BLI GG1Broadway Limited Imports has announced new tooling of the iconic PRR GG1 motor in HO scale. The MSRP is $399.99 each. The ETA is unknown at this time. The following have been announced:
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HO Scale: PRR P5A Box Cab Announced

BLI P5A 1Broadway Limited Imports has announced HO scale PRR P5A box cabs. The PRR's class P5 comprised 92 mixed-traffic electric locomotives constructed 1931-35 by the PRR, Westinghouse and General Electric. Although the original intention was that they work...
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