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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.

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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Demographics of The Pennsy Modeler

survey resultEvery November, Keystone Crossings surveys HO scale modelers for their most desired Pennsy models. As part of the survey, respondents are asked to provide some demographic information. What follows is a summary of the demographic results. Age The pop...
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New Book: "Sunnyside Yard and Hell Gate Bridge"

arcadia sunnysideArcadia Publishing has published a new book, "Sunnyside Yard and Hell Gate Bridge", by David D. Morrison, with a foreword by Stephen F. Quigley. Sunnyside Yard was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad as part of its massive New York Extension, the...
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