MER Regional Convention Slated

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The Susquehanna Division of the Mid Eastern Region of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) will be hosting the regional convention in Harrisburg, October 12th-15th, at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel. There is plenty of Pennsylvania Railroad content -- the event is even named after the Pennsy's  ​Susquehannock ​ train ! Th...
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The Fun of the Hobby: The "Short" of It!


This hobby is fun, right? I've had to keep reminding myself of that over the past six weeks or so as I have dealt with a short -- well, three shorts, it seems. I actually took a vacation day to focus on the issue, and it took a good chunk of the day. Not fully resolved, but I'm closing in. My system has a DCS100 command station and two DB100 booste...
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Bethlehem Steel's Naginey Quarry Shipments

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The Bethlehem Steel Company owned a large quarry at Naginey on the Milroy Secondary outside of Lewistown, Pa. The quarry was rail-served until Hurricane Agnes destroyed much of the line in 1972 and it proved too expensive to repair. Several years ago...
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PRR Middle Division in HO Scale: Open House Slated

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The PRR Middle Division in HO Scale will open its doors in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS). The event will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. In add...
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PRR Middle Division in HO Scale FaceBook Page

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The PRR Middle Division in HO Scale now has a FaceBook page... Why? Because the web page is a "pull" system. Users have to go to the page and review it for updates. FaceBook is a "push" system. Changes will appear in the feeds of those who have an in...
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