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New Control Panel

IMG 1038The PRR Middle Division in HO Scale has a new main control panel, needed for the new PowerShield X and RRampmeter products discussed in previous blog posts. The power flow for the command station and each boosters run parallel across the board, first...
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Altoona, Harrisburg, Enola Staging Completed

IMG 1036The board of the Pennsylvania Railroad Middle Division in HO Scale may not be pleased when the chief engineer reports next week of the first miss of construction goals for a quarter, but hopefully that will be offset by the report that Altoona, Harri...
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Report of the Chief Engineer: Third Quarter 2015

IMG 0908The Chief Engineer of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is please to report continued progress! Per schedule, a two-track helix was completed. The outer track carries the Milroy Secondary from its junction with the Lewistown Secondary east to Menzi...
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Second Helix Operational

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The track gang has completed work on a second helix on the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale. As with the first helix, this is also a kit from Ashlin Designs

It doesn't get any easier than using these kits, if the specs work for you. This helix has two tracks -- the inner with a 32" radius and the outer with a 24" radius. Over2.5 turns the track rises 10 inches.

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Report of the Chief Engineer, Second Quarter 2015

IMG 0262Construction on Jerry Britton's PRR Middle Division in HO Scale continues on, and ahead, of schedule. Three tasks were scheduled for the quarter and were completed ahead of schedule. They included the west end of Burnham, where the freight and passen...
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