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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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Flash Back Thursday

cats panelThe JMRI/CATS control panel from my former PRR Eastern Region in N Scale model railroad.
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Where It All Began

44 jerrybrittonSeveral months ago I started listening to several podcasts related to model railroading. They are actually quite enjoyable. One that I listen to regularly is Lionel Strang's A Modeler's Life. They interview model railroaders and bring out their backg...
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Report of the Chief Engineer, Second Quarter 2015

IMG 0262Construction on Jerry Britton's PRR Middle Division in HO Scale continues on, and ahead, of schedule. Three tasks were scheduled for the quarter and were completed ahead of schedule. They included the west end of Burnham, where the freight and passen...
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