Report of the Chief Engineer, Q3 2017

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The Chief Engineer of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is pleased to report continued progress on the 43rd sub division. This quarter, progress was made across all aspects of the railroad. Fascia control panels were added on the Milroy Secondary and existing panels were upgraded. Featuring Barrett Hill "Touch Toggles", turnouts are now controlle...
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The Model Railroad Open House: 2017 Schedule Posted

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The 2017 schedule for The Model Railroad Open House has been posted. This year we have 180 events! The Model Railroad Open House was started 50 years ago and has been a long-standing tradition, occurring every November in conjunction with National Model Railroad Month. With the cooperation of the Garden State, New Jersey, Philadelphia, So...
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The Model Railroad Open House Featured on A Modeler's Life Podcast

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Jerry Britton, coordinator of The Model Railroad Open House , was interview last week by A Modeler's Life , a leading podcast in the hobby of model railroading. The interview was released today and is available via iTunes or Libsyn. We discuss the history of this event and what goes in to making it happen. Enjoy! The Model Railroad Open House is an...
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NMRA Golden Spike Award Conferred

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Despite already having three Achievement Program certificates (Scenery, Author, and Association Volunteer), I finally qualified for, and received, the Golden Spike Award. I've already submitted my qualifications for two more certificates -- Electrical Engineer and Chief Dispatcher. Hoping the certificates will arrive in time for the MER Regional Co...
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Publicity Tour Stop - September 10


Jerry Britton will be on the road this coming Sunday, September 10th, promoting Keystone Crossings , The Model Railroad Open House , the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society , the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale , and the Alphabet Route .  The event will be Railroad Heritage Days at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ...
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