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Keystone Division

May Division Two
Full Color Newsletter

We are the Keystone Division, our members get together monthly to share an interest in trains, any scale, model or prototype, hobby or obsession. Our goal is to keep the spirit of the railroads alive for future generations and to support the NMRA. Go to our about page to see more.

The NMRA advances the worldwide scale model railroading community through education and standards as well as advocacy and fellowship.

Join the NMRA and enjoy membership benefits, Family and Student memberships are available. Apply on-line for Membership Application and Renewal.

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.

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The Free-Mo and the T-Trak modular railroads are 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 module construction. Visit our Free-Mo photo page or our T-Trak photo page for photos of our modular railroad portable layouts.

We have an annual Model Railroad Jamboree where experts share their skills and knowledge.

Division 2 and Regional Events

June 25, 2023, 2:30pm

Division 2 Meeting

Greater Tri-Town Area Historical Society
203 Howell Street, Dawson, PA 15428
Program: Andy Blenko, Trains across the Pond

In the books

Rails to Pittsburgh, 2023 MCR Regional Convention

Where: Pittsburgh, PA
at the Doubletree by Hilton at Cranberry

Convention Cars, Kits, & Shirts

These items are available for pickup at a Div. 2 meeting, or to be shipped.

August 5 & 6 2023

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show

10:00am - 4:00pm
Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA

October 19-22, 2023

Round the Curve to Altoona, 2023 MER Regional Convention

Where: Altoona Grand Hotel
Hosted by the Susquehanna Division 11


May 16-19, 2024

North Coast Limited, 2024 MCR Regional Convention

Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 7230 Engle Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Hosted by The North Coast Division 4

September 11-14, 2024

44th National Narrow Gauge Convention

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Green Tree, 500 Mansfield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15205

May 15-18, 2025

The Buckeye Express, 2025 MCR Regional Convention

Where: Columbus, OH
Hosted by the Buckeye Division 6

Coming Events Far and Wide

posted on the web page of the Allegheny Plateau Division 11, MCR, NMRA


Susan Werner and Ray Helster get Certificates of Achievement

At the February Division Meeting, Susan Werner and Ray Helster were presented with Certificates of Achievement for earning a category in the NMRA Achievement Program.

Fall 2023

Morning Sun Books new releases

Contact the company store with any orders or questions.

Fall 2023

Morning Sun Books new release descriptions

Contact the company store with any orders or questions.

May 2023

Latest information on the newest book offerings, (remember the 20% discount).

Contact the company store with any orders or questions.

New Directions in NMRA Education

The Education Department of NMRA has generated three new documents focused on NMRA educational efforts at the regional and division levels.

Member Layout Web Pages

If you are a Keystone Division Two active member and have a web page for your layout, contact the webmaster to get a link here. We can also host a page for you. One way to create a web page is to create a Word document, along with some photos, which can be converted to a web page by the webmaster. See George's page for an example.

PRR Panhandle Division in O Scale

George Pandelios

Pittsburgh Mainline

Charlie & Andy Blenko

Plum Creek Railroad

Tom Gaus

Pennsylvania Clubs

Clubs and Societies in PA

West Virginia Clubs

Clubs and Societies in WV

Ohio Clubs

Clubs and Societies in OH

Pike Ads

Pike ads are available to publicize your home or club model rail empires for a $15.00 yearly fee. You may supply artwork or have it produced by the editor for a nominal fee. Pike ads are posted here and in the Keystone Flyer newsletter.

Tid Bits

Tid Bits is a listing of links to internet web sites, mostly YouTube videos, that you may find interesting and see what other modelers are doing.

Todd Treaster's Wonderful N Scale Layout and Collection

Big G's RR

2023 EBT Winter Spectacular

first runs of 2-8-2 Mikado #16 in 67 years - by Jimmy Braum

Chicago Crossing N Scale Layout Tour

Chicago Crossing Model Railroad

City Edge Layout, Street Running Scenes - by Vic Smith

Rex Smith

FSD Shorts: Weigh In Motion O Scale

Fairmont Subdivision

O Scale Allied Switch Job

Fairmont Subdivision

2020 Layout Presentation - Per Laursen

Summit model train videos

PRR Q2s in Action

Norm's Trains

Model Train Layout N&W in the City


RF&E-The Final Year


Troels Kirk's On30 Coast Line RR

Conny J├Ârnryd

Central New Hampshire Diesel Trains

Dynamo Productions

H0 Utah Belt of Eric Brooman - vintage 4x3


Dave Clune On3 Cascade County Narrow Gauge


mrhmag.com - Colorado Style - Jim Reardon's On3 D&RGW

Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

HO Ops Session-CN Caramat & Kinghorn Subs - 10/2021


Southern Pacific Donner Pass HO Scale Layout Tour

TSG Multimedia

Tehachapi Pass - San Diego Model Railroad Museum


Trains of NAPMs Open House 2020

North American Prototype Modelers Channel

Bar Mills Scale Model Works Main Display

TwoSheds deCosta

Last Days of the PaTrain


Vol 1: Howard Zane's Piermont Division

Nace's Videography LLC

Classified Ads

Over 1,000 HO Freight Cars for sale,
Mark Hoeller is changing his layout
plans, selling from his home in
Upper St. Clair Twp, PA.
Cell: 757-510-4132
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