Class PS21B Budd 21 Roomette Sleepers Arrive


This past week the Middle Division took delivery of eight new Budd 21 roomette sleepers, class PS21B. From Walthers, these are the first release in their "Broadway Limited" series. The cars are absolutely exquisite! PRR Class PS21B Budd 21 Roomette S...
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First Train Arrives In... State College?

Today was a landmark... the first train under power on the new model railroad!

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A Tale of Three Interlockings


The main line track plan for the Middle Division is all but complete. The total run is approximately 100 feet, of which about 80 feet will be visible. Remember, the focus of the model railroad is Lewistown Junction, Lewistown Secondary, and the Milro...
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First Look


First look at Phase I benchwork. The lower level will be Lewistown Junction. The main will be on the left, looking west, and the yard on the right. The upper level will be Yeagertown, again looking west. Today I completed the first segment of Phase I...
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Ramblings... And A Look Back


I am looking forward to a full weekend of benchwork construction this weekend. My suburban is already loaded with the wood. The cool basement will be welcome given the heatwave the east coast is currently experiencing. One of my favorite photos from ...
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