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.

Merchandise Service Liquidation on eBay

Merchandise Service ceased online operations last summer and ceased to be a business entity as of December 31, 2010. Remaining inventory will be liquidated via eBay over the next few months. Remaining books and some N scale items were listed today. T...
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HO scale G28 Coming from Speedwich?

Speedwich G28
Though no formal announcement has been made, photos from the Cocoa Beach RPM this past week suggest that a PRR G28 is coming from Speedwich... With 1,893 such cars rostered in 1954, the G28 represented 5% of the Pennsy's gondola fleet.
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HO Scale PRR X29D From WrightTRAK


WrightTRAK has released a HO scale cast resin kit with Tichy brake gear, Kadee running boards and grab irons, Plano brake platform, bronze wire, brake lines and rigging, and Bowser 2D-F8 trucks. Decals, couplers, and wheelsets not included. MSRP $49....
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N Scale X29 Re-run Coming From Red Caboose


Red Caboose (through InterMountain) has announced a run of PRR X29 box cars with the "Railway Express Agency" scheme. The cars are due in September 2011 in six new road numbers with MicroTrains couplers. MSRP $22.95.
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N Scale "Eastern" Diner Coming From Centralia Car Shops


Centralia Car Shops (through InterMountain) has announced a N scale "Eastern Diner" in two PRR paint schemes -- post war and "Fleet of Modernism" -- with two road numbers in each. MSRP is $49.95 and they are due in September 2011. Unfortunately, the ...
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