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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 X32 Series Box Cars Announced

Bowser has announced a new run of ready-to-run PRR X32 box cars. The cars will feature crisp details and sharp painting and printing, metal wheels and knuckle couplers. MSRP $24.95 each. Due October 2017. Pre orders due 3/3/17. Other road n...
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Holiday Hustle

IMG 1736 tAs an employee of the state, MLK Day is a holiday, and every year I spend it in the train room. This year was no different, and my mission was to complete the riverbed and adjoining city block where the PRR's Lewistown Secondary crosses the Juniata R...
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Museum Group, Technical Society Launch Campaign to Preserve Five Pennsylvania Railroad Steam Locomotives

PRR 460By Wayne Laepple, Steve Glischinski | January 10, 2017 STRASBURG, Pa. – The Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society have begun a campaign to preserve five Pennsylvania Railroad s...
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PRRT&HS: Chicago Terminal Chapter Meeting Slated

chicagoThe Chicago Terminal Chapter of the PRRT&HS will hold its first meeting of 2017 on Saturday, January 21 between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM at the Pullman Visitor’s Center, 11141 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago Illinois. Bob Fredland is having his negat...
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Report of the Chief Engineer, Q4 2016

IMG 1727 tThe Chief Engineer of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is pleased to present its report of progress as of the end of fourth quarter 2016. A goal for Q4 was to complete location Lewistown (LN), consisting of the Lewistown Secondary from the Juniata...
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