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.

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Welcome to the new Keystone Crossings RSS news feed. Whether you visit the site regularly, or subscribe to it as an RSS feed (recommended), it is hoped this will be your primary source of new information relevant to the Pennsylvania Railroad. General...
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First Look


First look at Phase I benchwork. The lower level will be Lewistown Junction. The main will be on the left, looking west, and the yard on the right. The upper level will be Yeagertown, again looking west. Today I completed the first segment of Phase I...
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Ramblings... And A Look Back


I am looking forward to a full weekend of benchwork construction this weekend. My suburban is already loaded with the wood. The cool basement will be welcome given the heatwave the east coast is currently experiencing. One of my favorite photos from ...
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"Opening a New Frontier"

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI2INeTnsSE Pennsylvania Railroad promotional film from 1955. Highlights the early intermodal road/rail 'piggyback' services.
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Ground Broken - Phase I

I "broke ground" last evening. Let's call this "Phase I". Phase I entails construction of the model railroad in the former N scale trainroom. It is 10' x 24' plus an 8' x 8' forming an "L" shape. The main level will feature the main line from just ea...
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