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The Lewistown Yard Ash Hoist Quandary

IMG 1779 tDesign quandary on the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale! I've been mocking up the Lewistown Yard and I got everything to fit to my satisfaction except for one thing... the ash hoist. If only I had another foot of benchwork! The valuation map (above) s...
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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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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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Lewistown (LN) Operational

IMG 1739 tThe Lewistown (LN) segment of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale is now operational. The bridge from Lewistown (XA) (aka Lewistown Junction) across the Juniata River to downtown Lewistown has been completed and provides the missing link. The remaind...
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Holiday Hustle

IMG 1736 tAs an employee of the state, MLK Day is a holiday, and every year I spend it in the train room. This year was no different, and my mission was to complete the riverbed and adjoining city block where the PRR's Lewistown Secondary crosses the Juniata R...
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