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The east half of Burnham has been completed to operational status. All switch machines are in place, wiring is completed, and the bridges have been built across the creek to connect to Yeagertown.

It's been a great week for layout construction. Today I started mocking up the trackwork for Lewistown Junction, in the station area.

The Chief Engineer of the Middle Division has issued his third quarter construction report.

Highlights include completion of Mann's Narrows, operating status at KV Junction, and the completion of the helix between Lewistown Junction and Lewistown.

Projections over the next year include the east end of Burnham (Q4 2013), Lewistown Junction (Q1 2014), WALL (Q2 2014), and Enola/Harrisburg Staging (Q3 2014).

The Middle Divisions first open house will be for the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) in May 2014.

You can view the full report of the Chief Engineer.

As a state employee, I always look forward to holidays for marathon work sessions, and Columbus Day was no different.

KV Junction, just east of Mann's Narrows, is now operational. The prototype is a triangular wye, just west of Reedsville, Pa., but that will be part of a later expansion.