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Harrisburg/Enola Staging Operational

The Pennsylvania Middle Division in HO Scale has declared Harrisburg/Enola Staging operational as of today. The staging yard begins at WALL interlocking and conjoins Altoona Staging (to come) to allow continuous run through staging. The yard is 20 t...
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Window Dressing

With my first open house just two weeks away, I am frantically trying to get a lot of the little details completed.

One such project is the fascias, which I just completed this evening. They've all received three coats of paint, the LocoNet bus has been installed with UP5's at convenient locations, velcro throttle holders, and beverage holders (gotta keep the crews hydrated!).

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Report of the Chief Engineer, Q1 2014

The Chief Engineer of the Middle Division has issued his fourth quarter construction report. Highlights include bringing Burnham East up to operational readiness with a key bridge connecting Burnham with Yeagertown. Projections for the next year have...
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Lewistown Junction Main Line Operational

The main line at Lewistown Junction is now fully operational, as well as the "upper yard" that parallels the main line. The upper yard is where main line trains interchanged with the Lewistown Junction yard. All tracks are in and all dispatcher-cont...
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Progress Report, February 23

A lot's gone on since my last update. In the photo at right, I am mocking up WALL interlocking. WALL is immediately east of LEWIS and, on the model railroad, takes the four-track main line into 20 staging tracks. My construction goal is to have WALL operational by the end of Q2.

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