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: SD40 Announced

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  Athearn has announced, in their Ready-to-Roll line, the SD40 in PRR livery. Delivery is expected in January 2019. Guaranteed reservations are due February 23, 2018. The MSRP is $139.99 without sound; $199.98 with Econami sound. NEW FEATURES FOR ALL SD40s IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT: All-new LED lighting Rubber MU hoses for durability Photo-etched s...
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HO Scale: PRR F30A Flat Car Announced


Bowser has announced a new run of PRR F30A flat cars in their Executive Line ready-to-run. Cars feature crisp details and sharp painting and printing, metal wheels and knuckle couplers. MSRP $24.95 each. Delivery expected December 2018. Guaranteed reservations due February 28, 2018. F30a 50' flat car Pennsylvania #41921 Road #473767 #4192...
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HO Scale: PRR GS Gondola Announced


Bowser has announced a new run of PRR GS gondola cars in their Executive Line ready-to-run. Cars feature crisp details and sharp painting and printing, metal wheels and knuckle couplers. MSRP $24.95 each. Delivery expected December 2018. Guaranteed reservations due February 28, 2018. GS Gondola Pennsylvania #41930 Road #860326 #41931...
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HO Scale: PRR H21A and GLA Hopper Kits Released

PRR H21A in Circle Keystone Scheme

Bowser has released new runs of H21A and GLA hopper kits in two PRR paint schemes.  Kits feature one piece plastic molded body, under frame, brake wheel, air tank, brake cylinder, triple valve, free rolling trucks with metal wheels, knuckle spring couplers, smooth painting, sharp lettering & car weights. MSRP $17.95 each and avai...
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Report of the Chief Engineer: Q4 2017

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This quarter was exciting for the division. Two open houses were held -- One in October for the NMRA MER regional convention, the second for The Model Railroad Open House in November. Final grading (scenery) has been completed for half of the Lewistown Junction main line area -- specifically the stretch from Roundhouse Road crossing to the yardmast...
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