Report of the Chief Engineer, Q4 2016

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The Chief Engineer of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is pleased to present its report of progress as of the end of fourth quarter 2016. A goal for Q4 was to complete location Lewistown (LN), consisting of the Lewistown Secondary from the Juniata...
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Lewistown Progress

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Progress continues on the downtown leg of Lewistown, designated "LN" in the CT1000. All of the trackage below is now wired and operational. I am now working on the bridge where the line crosses the Juniata River to get to the Lewistown yard and stati...
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Downtown Lewistown Progress

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The 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 ...
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More Backdrops

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Got many more backdrops installed on the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale today. All but about 10 feet are completed around the railroad. These are all color laser printed from documents sold by LARC Products. The lead image is Ryde, which is west of ...
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Follow The Build: Scratchbuilt Crossing, Part 6

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      In the final episode of this build, I fitted the approach tracks for each quadrant of the crossing. In each quadrant, one rail uses a standard rail joint and the other extends to, but does not quite meet, the frog. After test fit...
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