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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.

Mocking Up Lewistown Yard

IMG 1778 tIt's been a busy week on the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale. I've been mocking up Lewistown yard using flex track and photo copies of turnouts. In addition to the Lewistown Secondary connector to the main line, there is an "upper yard" parallel to t...
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PRRT&HS Annual Meeting Slated

prrThe Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society will hold its annual meeting in Camp Hill, Pa., on May 18-21. Hosted by the Washington Chapter, the program and registration packet are now posted on the event's web site. Highlights includ...
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Knocking It Out On A Holiday

IMG 1765 tAnother holiday, another marathon work day on the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale! First order of the day was to complete the subroadbed for the Lewistown yard. Also cut the remaining scenery liftouts for along Water Street in downtown Lewistown, as ...
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Middle Division Roster Expanded, Updated

IMG 1753The PRR Middle Division in HO Scale has expanded its freight fleet through an acquisition from John Frantz who is moving to a later era. The purchase included 22 PRR and Berwind hoppers and a single Reading box car.  Roster reports on the web si...
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PRRT&HS: New England Chapter Meeting Slated

newenglandSaturday, March 18, 2017 – Spring Chapter Meeting North Shore Model Railroad Club – Wakefield, Mass. Organized by Vice President Andy Miller and hosted by John Burroughs, this operating session will give the chapter a chance to run a variety of PRR e...
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