Prepping for Open House

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  As previously announced, the Pennsylvania Railroad Middle Division in HO Scale will host an open house in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) next week. While the ro...
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Lewistown Declared Operational

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Lewistown (3902), a mile of the Milroy Secondary in the suburbs of town, has been declared operational. This location is near present day US 22/322 at the Electric Avenue exit. This was the last link to making the Milroy Secondary operational. It als...
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Hacking Walthers Bridges: Back to the Bash!

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Most of the actual bridge construction was covered in my last blog. The next step was to line the Kish Creek with rough scenery in the form of styrofoam. Meanwhile, the hardboard backdrop has received a coat of primer... After that, Chooch bridg...
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Hacking Walthers Bridges

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A year or more ago, Walthers announced their " Engineered Bridge System ", which offeres a variety of bridge components of different sizes that are interchangeable. Their latest releases included four lengths of through girder bridges. Based on the p...
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Report of the Chief Engineer, First Quarter 2016

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The Chief Engineer is pleased to report progress on the construction of the Pennsylvania Railroad Middle Division in HO scale. Work was hampered early on by illness that plagued the track crew for five weeks. A sprint to the finish of the quarte...
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