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September Keystone Flyer

The Division Two full color newsletter is here!

NMRA Youth Policy

About keeping our youth safe from predators. Please read the NMRA's At-Risk Persons Policy.

September, 2020

Bring 'n' Brag Contest

See the results for the September contest.

2020 Convention Kits

The four yard building kits for the 2020 Regional Convention are now available.

October 18, 2020

Division 2 Meeting

Cancelled

November 15, 2020

Division 2 Meeting

Where: New Eagle VFD Social Hall, 156 Chess Street, New Eagle, PA 15067
Meeting at 2:30

May 20-23, 2021

MCR Regional Convention

Where: The Ambassador Center, I-90 Exit 24 - 7794 Peach Street, Erie, PA
Brought to you by Division 12

Achievement Program Awards

Jim Braum earned his Golden Spike Achievement Certificate, he is a member of the Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club in New Eagle, PA. Thanks to Susan for taking the picture.

Jim Braum earned his Volunteer Achievement Certificate, he is a member of the Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club in New Eagle, PA. Thanks to Susan for taking the picture.

Ray Helster earned his Scenery Achievement Certificate, he is a member of the Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club in New Eagle, PA. Thanks to Susan for taking the picture.

Presentations and Videos

Tid Bits - Trivial Things on YouTube

2 Trains Passing Abandoned Depot! Short Line, I&O Midland Sub, OH

 Jaw Tooth

Scratch Built Turnout from Flex Track, HO Scale

 KB02 and The WhistleStop Railroad

Go West III: San Fransisco Bay Area Railroads and More

Delay In Block Productions

Shortline Railroad Action on the JAILroad

Delay In Block Productions

Santa Fe Odyssey-volume 1

 GreenFrogVideos

HOW TO: Install LED Lights in ANY HO Scale Locomotive

 Motown Models

CSX Trains Street Running through LaGrange, KY

JB Rail Videos

HO Scale Stock Car Weathered & Detailed in 3 Minutes

TSG Multimedia

Liberty National Z Scale Model Train Layout, Mable MN 2017

RRoadRon

Wuppertal, Germany Schwebebahn

Luke Starkenburg

Suspension Railway In Wuppertal: Story Of A Landmark

 Wuppertaler Stadtwerke

Central Iowa Railroad Club: Best of 2018

Railfan Jason

Old Geeps Short Intermodal at Lachine Canal Bridge

Cool Trains In Montreal

The Day The Gauge Changed

The History Guy

Utica, New York

Restored Train Station

How-To make Realistic Model Railroad Scenery

Gravel Roads and Lots

How-To Model Realistic Weathering

Simple Method and Budget Supplies

Dave Baker - Cumberland and Lake Erie Railroad

AJ-7 climbs out of Big Savage Tunnel

Dave Baker - Cumberland and Lake Erie Railroad

AJ-7 climbs out of Big Savage Tunnel

Dave Baker - Cumberland and Lake Erie Railroad

AJ-7 pulling through Somerset

Dave Baker - Cumberland and Lake Erie Railroad

CJ-1 rolls through Hooversville

Model Railroad Back Shop with Roger Kujawa

Realistic flat car decks for model railroad flat cars.

Benjamin Lanza

My Trip to Amherst Train Show

A Second Visit to Todd Treaster's Awesome N-Scale Layout

The largest private N-Scale layout we've seen

Railroad Foreign Power Explained

TRRS 487

Snow, Grain and Steel in Whitefish, MT! - Big Sky Tour - Part 4

TNRP Video

Catch The Katy: Ride with the engineer of a vintage MKT Railroad locomotive!

The Main Track

Age of Steam Roundhouse

Mosher Media

Inside A Tier 4 Locomotive: From Engine Building To Train Monitoring - In The Wild - GE

General Electric

Brad Martin's Ho Scale Bee Line Railroad - layout tour

Cinluvsart

MODEL TRAIN STRUCTURES, Building a HO Laser Cut Interlocking Switching Tower

ReynauldsEuroImports

USA Winter Steam 2014 - Part 4 - Nevada Northern RR

KochersbergTV

Steam Freight Train: Virginia And Truckee Railroad

CoasterFan2105

Incredible WW1 Military Vehicle Convoy Steam Through Dorset 11/8/18

04clemea

Conway Scenic Railroad 7470: Steam to Crawford Notch

Dynamo Productions

The Crazy 8s incident 17 years later

Thunderbolt 1000 Siren Productions

Layout Tour: Tony Koester's Nickel Plate Road & Ted Pamperin's C&O

jlwii2000

Alaska Railroad: A Journey from Fairbanks to Anchorage and Seward

Andrew Surgenor

Dave Vollmer HOn3 Rio Grande Southern July 2019 Update

The Vollmer Family and Dave's Model Railroading

Seaboard Central April 2020 Layout Update

Seaboard Central

Add lights to H0-scale vehicle EASY

marklinofsweden

Local Events

Kittanning Train & Toy Show

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020
Where: Kittanning Township Volunteer Fire Hall, 13126 St. Rt. 422, Kittanning, PA 16201 (3.5 miles east of Kittanning)
Admission: Adults $4.00, children 12 & under free

Announcements

History's a Blast

One of our members, the former editor of our newsletter, has a YouTube channel, His videos span eight years and vary from narrow guage railroads to abandoned iron furnaces to the Badlands in South Dakota. You can like each video by selecting the thumbs up button, and you can also subscribe to the channel.

Rochester Area Heritage Society and Model Railroad Museum

The museum is located at 350 Adams Street, Rochester, Pa. 15074.

Our model Railroad features 4 permanent displays in 4 different scales (N, HO, O, G). Our large HO display represents Rochester in the early 1900's. It is highly detailed, realistic and a must see. But there's more, the museum features many local historical items and information for you and your family to see!


See our T-track modular layout.


Here is a link to the ORNRy Bunch's web page called The ORNRy Trainmen


The FALLSTON FLAGSTOP Railfan B&B is located at 62 Beaver Street, Fallston, PA 15066. Our RAILFAN GUESTS look out upon the CSX Pittsburgh Sub [former P&LE] mainline and the Norfolk Southern Ft. Wayne and Youngstown Line mainlines directly across the neighboring Beaver River in Beaver County, Pennsylvania approximately 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, PA and only five miles from Norfolk Southern's Conway Yard. The website is www.fallstonflagstop.com.


There is a correction to our mailing
address for the Div.2 Company Store
for ordering porch swings and market
decals:
  Address no longer active:    
      P.O.Box 152
      Greensburg, PA 15601-0152
  Company Store address to be used:
      292 Salem Church Rd
      Rostraver Twp, PA 15012-2922

Make tracks to the Division 2 Meetings , guests are always welcome to stop in and meet other modelers.


If you enjoy, or are just interested in, trains or model railroads, then you will fit right in with our interests and activities.


We have members that have a few trains stored in the attic, some are master modelers, others have huge operating layouts, and others just enjoy coming to the meetings.

The Free-Mo modular railroad is a chance for anyone to model and operate a section of the layout. Members are available to help and guide you with each step in your modules construction. Visit our Free-Mo pictures page for photos of our modular railroad portable layout.

Model Railroad Jamboree where experts share their skills and knowledge.

Members receive the Keystone Flyer , our monthly Division Newsletter.

You can find out more or get started by taking advantage of the Rail Pass Membership. For only $19.95, you get 9 months of Rail Pass Membership and nine issues of the NMRA magazine Scale Rails. Click here for more information.