Bowser has announced the release of several Pennsy freight car kits in new road numbers. The offerings include the H21a hopper, X31f box car, F30a flat car, GS gondola, and K11 stock car. H-21a 4-Bay Hopper Pennsylvania-Coal Goes to War ...
Undaunted by Hurricane Sandy bearing down on central Pennsylvania, I made use of the Governor's closure of the state to work on the turnout control wiring in Yeagertown.
This past weekend at the Timonium show I picked up wiring connectors for Tortoise switch machines. Though these add to the cost per turnout, they allow you to perform all of the wire soldering on the bench and then slip the connector over the card edge of the switch motor. It also allows you to more easily swap out a switch machine without having to resolder anything.