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Altoona, Harrisburg, Enola Staging Completed

IMG 1036The board of the Pennsylvania Railroad Middle Division in HO Scale may not be pleased when the chief engineer reports next week of the first miss of construction goals for a quarter, but hopefully that will be offset by the report that Altoona, Harri...
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DCC Specialties' RRampMeter

RRampmeterAnother tool that I added to the fray was a RRampMeter from DCC Specialties. I saw these in use at several open houses during November and I immediately recognized its benefit. Although initially released for use for measuring track power directly of...
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DCC Specialties' PowerShield X

PSXWhile preparing for my open house in early November, I was experiencing some trouble bringing the system back online following a short. I would clear the short, but the Digitrax system would continue to report a short mode. I finally found that if I ...
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PRR Middle Division in HO Scale - Open House Slated

lewistownstationThe PRR Middle Division in HO Scale will be open on November 7th from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. I am participating as part of a south-central Pennsylvania tour, which I organize, and we are open the weekend of November 7th-8th. The schedule is at http:/...
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Report of the Chief Engineer: Third Quarter 2015

IMG 0908The Chief Engineer of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is please to report continued progress! Per schedule, a two-track helix was completed. The outer track carries the Milroy Secondary from its junction with the Lewistown Secondary east to Menzi...
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