Operations Documentation Published


The Employee Relations bureau of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is pleased to release the initial employee orientation and operational documentation. Documentation covers house rules, operating philosophy, movement of freight cars, movement of trains, roles and responsibilities, throttle instructions, and telephone instructions. The opera...
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Model Railroad Waybills Using Prototypic PRR Industry Data


So you've got a model railroad and you want to operate it. Before you can host an operating session, an operational strategy must be developed -- how do trains move? How do cars move? How do crews communicate? The scope of questions goes well beyond this article. One of the methods for freight car movement is the use of "Car Cards and Waybills". Th...
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PRR Middle Division Goes High Tech

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The PRR Middle Division in HO Scale has taken its technology to the next level. The JMRI web server has been enabled, which offers JMRI services in several ways. A wireless access point (SSID PRR ) has also been installed. WiFiThrottle has been enabl...
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Traffic Flow in and out of Lewistown


Based on the Arranged Freight Services document, the above graphic illustrates the flow of freight traffic in and out of Lewistown via various train symbols. This does not reflect cars moving around through locals. Rather, just the routes and trains ...
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Arranged Freight Service Published

I have published the first release of the "Arranged Freight Service" document for my HO scale PRR Middle Division. This document establishes the makeup of scheduled freight trains. Per the prototype, it does not include locals on the branches, which ...
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