PRRT&HS: Autumn 2017 "The Keystone" Published

The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) has published the Autumn 2017 issue (Vol. 50, No. 3) of  ​The Keystone ​.   This issue contains a feature length article entitled "The Maltese Cross: Rail Motor Cars on the Pennsylvania Railroad", by Richard T. Wallis with data by Lin Bongaardt.
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Publicity Tour Stop - September 10


Jerry Britton will be on the road this coming Sunday, September 10th, promoting Keystone Crossings , The Model Railroad Open House , the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society , the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale , and the Alphabet Route .  The event will be Railroad Heritage Days at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ...
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Report of the Chief Engineer: Second Quarter 2017

Lewistown Yard

The Chief Engineer of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is pleased to present its report for the second quarter of 2017. Progress and been varied and slow, complicated by a short circuit (see separate blog), oral surgery, illness, and two inches of water in the basement as a result of a recent tropical storm! Since last quarter, approximately hal...
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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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PRRT&HS: Summer Issue of "The Keystone" Published

The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) has published the Summer 2017 issue (Vol. 50, No. 2) of The Keystone . Articles include: Black River & Western Restores H31 Hopper Car Restoration of LEONARD CALVERT PRRT&...
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