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Keystone Crossings Additions

Over the past week I had some large format drawings scanned to PDF and have posted them to Keystone Crossings. Under the Non Revenue section you will find: Drawing: Camp Car General Arrangement, 1954 Drawing: Z74B #90, General Arrangement / Floor Pl...
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Databases Return to Keystone Crossings

Keystone Crossings is pleased to share that its databases have been returned to service!

Keystone Crossings is built on the Joomla content management system (CMS). A third-party plug-in provided access to MySQL databases. The Joomla version we were on (2.x) went end-of-life on December 31, 2014, and we upgraded to version 3.x. 

The upgrade broke the database plug-in. After several months of working with the developer, I opted to resurrect PHP code I had used many years ago to provide the access directly. 

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Keystone Crossings Now Accepts Yahoo Login!

yahooKeystone Crossings has numerous services that require the user to be registered and logged in. Specifically, participation in surveys, polls, and discussion forums. This greatly reduces the threat of phantom users being created for nefarious purposes...
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New Discussion Feature on Keystone Crossings

I've just rolled out a new feature on Keystone Crossings that encourages discussion. A Joomla (my content management system) extension called Kunena provides a forum component, which replaces our previous forum component, EasyDiscuss. EasyDiscuss fea...
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New Poll on Keystone Crossings

question8What benefit or service of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society do you find most worthwhile? Visit Keystone Crossings to share your opinion.
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