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Report of the Chief Engineer, First Quarter 2016

IMG 1126The 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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Milroy Operational

IMG 1112Milroy, the eastern terminus of the Milroy Secondary, is now operational. The above view is eastward. The track running down the middle is temporary. To its right are two opposing turnouts (see image below). These turnouts will create an approximate ...
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Allensville Operational

IMG 1115The Allensville block, on the fictional Pennsylvania Midland Railroad, has become operational. A portion of the block, which spans the stairway, was completed last year. This section spans the aisle between the stairway and Big Valley yard. In the im...
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Construction Update

IMG 1078Took a rare mid-week day off "for the heck of it", and headed to the basement. I've been busy working on a bit of everything lately, mostly electrical. Today I tore into the last few feet of benchwork to complete the branch on the upper level. This i...
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Chief Engineer Delivers Q4 Construction Report

IMG 1013On the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale, the Chief Engineer has delivered his Q4 construction report. It was mentioned last week that construction goals for the quarter were not met, for the first time in several years. That sent shares spiraling by 8...
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