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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.

ND Cabin Car No. 478396 Restored

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania recently completed a restoration of the historic Pennsylvania Railroad ND cabin car No. 478396. Built in the Altoona Shops in 1913, No. 478396 was one of the last four-wheeled "bobber" style cabin cars in use. N...
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Railroad Empire on Facebook

I'm on Facebook, but not very much. And for the past year I have largely dissed all the games, gifts, and other whatchamacallit add-on's that they tempt you with. But five days ago the name Railroad Magnate caught my eye. I've been hooked since. It'...
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Centipede Update

On their forum, Broadway Limited Imports indicated that the Baldwin Centipedes would ship (from the factory overseas) next week. They should hit dealer shelves by mid-August. They also indicated that they will likely be doing a re-run of the J1 in t...
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Re-run Bowser H21a Hoppers

Bowser has announced a long overdue re-run of their H21a hoppers... "Executive Line", $23.95 each, Ready To Run Cars. Includes metal wheels and knuckle couplers. Due in November 2010. #40596 PRR Circle Keystone #135500 #40597 PRR Circle Keystone #1...
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Second Run Tangent G31b Gons Announced

Tangent Scale Models has announced a re-run of their very popular ACF 70-Ton Welded Gondola. This is Pennsy class G31b... RERUN: Pennsylvania Railroad G31B in the original 1951 scheme painted PRR Freight Car Red, available in 6 NEW individual road n...
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