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Today was a landmark... the first train under power on the new model railroad!
Today was a landmark... the first train under power on the new model railroad! PRR NW2 9249 led the first revenue into State College over the Bellefonte Central Railroad.
I "broke ground" last evening. Let's call this "Phase I".
Phase I entails construction of the model railroad in the former N scale trainroom. It is 10' x 24' plus an 8' x 8' forming an "L" shape.
The main level will feature the main line from just east of the Lewistown Junction station to just east of LEWIS interlocking. It will also feature the Lewistown Junction yard, which includes a turntable and locomotive facility.
The upper level will feature the Milroy Secondary from the very east end of Burnham, through Yeagertown and Lower Mann, through the first part of Mann's Narrows. There are numerous industries along this stretch, most notably Standard Steel.
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