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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.

$50,000 Matching Grant Challenge Kicks Off Campaign For Locomotive Preservation

A special $50,000 matching fund challenge has kicked off a $250,000 Ready For The Roundhouse fundraising campaign for the preservation of five historic Pennsylvania Railroad steam locomotives at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. ...
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Annual HO Scale Modelers Needs Assessment Survey

question7Every November, Keystone Crossings conducts its "Annual HO Scale Modelers Needs Assessment Survey". This survey asks participants to indicate their most desired models in each of several categories, including steam power, diesel power, elec...
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Keystone Free-MO Accepting New Participants

prrKeystone Free-MO (KEY-MO), an HO scale modular group following the Free-MO standard, is accepting new participants. The mission of Keystone Free-MO is to attract existing model railroaders, in the age 25-45 demographic, who are ready to take the...
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HO Scale: PRR Trailer Decals, Late Scheme Released

MVS HO PTZL WEBSITE 1024x1024Mount Vernon Shops has released HO scale decals for PRR trailers in the pre-1960 scheme. Owner John Frantz writes: This set was produced to introduce a more comprehensive set for this equipment, which hadn't been done by previous manufacturers. ...
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HO Scale: PRR Trailer Decals Early Scheme Released

MVS HO PTZE WEBSITE 1024x1024Mount Vernon Shops has released HO scale decals for PRR trailers in the pre-1960 scheme. Owner John Frantz writes: This set was produced to introduce a more comprehensive set for this equipment, which hadn't been done by previous manufacturers. The P...
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