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.

Publicity Tour Stop - October 7

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Jerry Britton will be on the road this coming Saturday, October 7th, promoting Keystone Crossings , The Model Railroad Open House , the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society , the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale , and the Alphabet Route .  The event will be the Great Scale Model Train Show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds i...
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Report of the Chief Engineer, Q3 2017

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The Chief Engineer of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is pleased to report continued progress on the 43rd sub division. This quarter, progress was made across all aspects of the railroad. Fascia control panels were added on the Milroy Secondary and existing panels were upgraded. Featuring Barrett Hill "Touch Toggles", turnouts are now controlle...
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The Model Railroad Open House: 2017 Schedule Posted

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The 2017 schedule for The Model Railroad Open House has been posted. This year we have 180 events! The Model Railroad Open House was started 50 years ago and has been a long-standing tradition, occurring every November in conjunction with National Model Railroad Month. With the cooperation of the Garden State, New Jersey, Philadelphia, So...
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The Model Railroad Open House Featured on A Modeler's Life Podcast

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Jerry Britton, coordinator of The Model Railroad Open House , was interview last week by A Modeler's Life , a leading podcast in the hobby of model railroading. The interview was released today and is available via iTunes or Libsyn. We discuss the history of this event and what goes in to making it happen. Enjoy! The Model Railroad Open House is an...
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HO Scale: PRR Baldwin DS4-4-1000 Announced

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Bowser has announced a new run of Baldwin DS4-4-1000 switchers in their Executive Line.  Models are ready to run and detailed, featuring air hoses, windshield wipers, grab irons, coupler lift bars, operating headlight, window glass, can motor, flywheels, nickel silver wheels with RP25 flanges and knuckle couplers. Available with sound and...
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