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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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Second Helix Operational

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The track gang has completed work on a second helix on the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale. As with the first helix, this is also a kit from Ashlin Designs

It doesn't get any easier than using these kits, if the specs work for you. This helix has two tracks -- the inner with a 32" radius and the outer with a 24" radius. Over2.5 turns the track rises 10 inches.

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PRR Middle Division Goes High Tech

EngineDriverScreenThe 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 enable...
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