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Jerry Britton grew up in the shadow of the Reading Railroad, but somehow attached himself to the Pennsy at an early age. Jerry is the publisher of the Keystone Crossings family of internet and social media sites, as well as the AlphabetRoute.com site. Jerry models the Pennsy in HO scale, set in the 1950s around Lewistown, Pa. Jerry is the chief information security officer for the Pennsylvania State Police.

HO Scale: PRR N5 Cabin Cars Announced

41695Following on the heels of their recent N5C delivery, Bowser has announced a run of HO scale PRR N5 cabin cars in their Executive line.  Features include ready-to-run with separate hand grabs, added brake wheel, air tank, brake cylinder, triple v...
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PRR Middle Division in HO Scale FaceBook Page

FB PageThe PRR Middle Division in HO Scale now has a FaceBook page... Why? Because the web page is a "pull" system. Users have to go to the page and review it for updates. FaceBook is a "push" system. Changes will appear in the feeds of those who have an in...
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Lewistown (LN) Operational

IMG 1739 tThe Lewistown (LN) segment of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is now operational. The bridge from Lewistown (XA) (aka Lewistown Junction) across the Juniata River to downtown Lewistown has been completed and provides the missing link. The remaind...
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PRRT&HS: Philadelphia Chapter Meeting Slated

The Philadelphia Chapter of the PRRT&HS will meet on Saturday, February 11, 2017. 11 AM Modelers Meeting: “GG1’s - Paint & Colors”Discuss and view GG1’s in in its many paint and colors over the years of PRR service. O and HO scales will be di...
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HO Scale: More PRR X58 Box Cars

prr.3.4.1200logoTangent Scale Models has announced their next production of Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) class X58  box cars. Shipping will commence on February 20th. Between 1964 and 1966, the Pennsylvania Railroad built a large fleet of new multiple-purpose bo...
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