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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.

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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Poll: Freight Car Survey Runoff

question2Last month, Keystone Crossings held its annual HO scale PRR Modeler's Survey. We have posted a new poll that asks The Pennsy Modeler to pick their most desired freight car as a high-quality plastic, ready-to-run offering from the top vote-getter...
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End Markers: Bob Martin

bob martinThis past Sunday we lost a good friend, Robert "Bob" Martin of Emigsville, Pa. The following is from the York Daily Record: Robert E. Martin, 74, died Sunday, December 18, 2016 at home. He was the husband of Carole L. (Moyer) Martin. Mr. and Mrs. Mar...
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Lewistown Progress

IMG 1521Progress continues on the downtown leg of Lewistown, designated "LN" in the CT1000. All of the trackage below is now wired and operational. I am now working on the bridge where the line crosses the Juniata River to get to the Lewistown yard and stati...
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Poll: Locomotive Survey Runoff

question2Last month, Keystone Crossings held its annual HO scale PRR Modeler's Survey. Responses for most desired locomotives have been consistent year over year, given that new releases and announcements have been removed. The survey asks for The Pennsy Mode...
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