Jerry Britton's PRR Middle Division in HO Scale

The Yardmaster directs yard crews and engages in subordinate's work as needed. They receive empty car order waybills from the Freight Agent and assign available freight cars appropriately. They order empty cars from Altoona/Enola as needed. 

The Lewistown Drill Crew classifies and build trains at the direction of the Yardmaster. They also service customers within the Lewistown (LX) limits and hostle locomotives.


The title bar of the waybill is color coded for the convenience of the Yardmaster. and Drill Crew The color is an indicator of the destination of the shipment, making classification easier. The waybill may also include routing information.

Waybill Color Codes for Destinations:
Route East (Enola)
Route East (Northumberland)
Route West (Altoona)
 Newport Turn (LE)  
 Mount Union Turn (LW) 
  Lewistown Junction (XA) 
 Lewistown Secondary (LN) 
Lewistown Secondary
Furnace Branch Siding (LNFB)
 Milroy Secondary (39) 
Milroy Secondary
Stone Turn (ST11)
Milroy Secondary
Steel Turn (SS05)

Assignment of tracks for classification is at the discretion of the Yardmaster. Tabs are provided for use in the car card boxes to provide quick reference as to assignment of tracks.


Control Panel

Documentation to come

Key Tasks and Times

Time Event Notes
7:00 a.m. S-70 departs to Selinsgrove

Takes 1 LCL car.

10:30 a.m. STON-1 departs to Naginey Takes 1 LCL Trap car.
12:45 p.m. M-22 arrives from Mount Union  
1:00 p.m. M-16 east bound exchanges block Takes 2 LCL cars.
2:00 p.m. M-19 arrives from Newport  
On-going Local service for Lewistown XA  
TBD Milroy Turn departs to Milroy Takes 2 LCL cars.
TBD Steel Turn departs to Yeagertown Takes 1 LCL Trap car.
Time Event Notes
 3:00 p.m. M-26 arrives from Altoona  
4:00 p.m. S-71 arrives from Selinsgrove  
6:30 p.m. STON-2 arrives from Naginey  
10:30 p.m. M-9 west bound exchanges block Takes 2 LCL cars
3:00 a.m. M-27 departs to Altoona  
4:45 a.m. M-23 departs to Mount Union Takes 1 LCL car
6:00 a.m. M-18 departs to Newport Takes 3 LCL cars
6:59 a.m. S-70 ready to depart for Selinsgrove Departs during First Trick
On-going Local service for Lewistown XA  
TBD Lewistown Switcher takes LCL cars to freight station Takes 13 LCL cars
TBD Lewistown Switcher retrieves LCL cars from freight station  
TBD Milroy Turn arrives from Milroy  
TBD Steel Turn arrives from Yeagertown