WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN:
THE UNREALIZED PLANS OF THE BELLEFONTE CENTRAL AND THE HUNTINGDON AND BROAD TOP MOUNTAIN RAILROADS
These two railroads had plans to connect and expand to the north and south, creating a bridge route. These plans support the proto-freelance Pennsylvania Midland Railroad created by the speaker. Presented at the Central Pennsylvania Shortlines RPM on July 15th 2023.
THE PRR MIDDLE DIVISION IN HO SCALE
A presentation on the planning and design, operating philosophy, and progress of the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale. Content is updated for each presentation, Presented at the PRRT&HS Annual Meeting on May 13th 2022, and the Mid-Atlantic RPM on October 14th 2022.
POTUS ON PENNSY
An exploration of the glory days of transporting the POTUS (President of the United States) by rail. Discussion includes the Ferdinand Magellan, an armored rail car modified just for the task. A deep dive will focus on one specific trip over the Pennsylvania and the Bellefonte Central railroads.
Presented at the PRRT&HS Northern Central Chapter meeting on September 8th 2019; live streamed for the NMRA Virtual Model Railroad Convention on May 30th 2020; presented at the PRRT&HS Annual Meeting on May 13th 2022, and the Mid-Atlantic RPM on October 14th 2022.
THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD'S YORK HAVEN LINE
A look at the pair of dual track main lines that ran from Wago Junction, Pa., to BANKS tower at Marysville, Pa,
Presented at the PRRT&HS Northern Central Chapter meeting in April 2012 and the PRRT&HS Annual Meeting in May 2012.