Middle Division Open House

The PRR Middle Division in HO scale will host its first open house in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society  (PRRT&HS). The tour is private for attendees of the annual meeting. Ho...
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Soundtraxx Programming Track Booster Installed


I've been hearing it for years... you need more power than normal to program a Tsunami decoder. Well, I finally got around to programming some of my DCC locos that have been accumulating on the shelf and I hit a brick wall when I tried my first Tsuna...
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NMRA AP Model Railroad Author Awarded


Today I learned that my submission of qualifications toward the requirements of the NMRA Achievement Program (AP) Model Railroad Author certificate was accepted. Half of the requirements were met by  Keystone Crossings , my 15 year web site...
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NMRA AP Master Builder - Scenery Awarded

Last evening the PRR Middle Division was visited by Robert Charles, Alan Mende, and Brian Kampschroer of the NMRA-MER-Susquehanna Division.

Serving as merit award judges, the three evaluated my submission of the Mann's Narrows section of the model railroad toward the requirements of the NMRA Achievement Program (AP) Master Builder - Scenery certificate.

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Mann's Narrows Operational


Mann's Narrows, a gap through the mountains between Yeagertown and Reedsville, is now fully completed on the Milroy Secondary. This is one area of the model railroad where I had to complete the scenery in short order prior to placing a helix below th...
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