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November Keystone Flyer

The Division Two full color newsletter is here!

Div.2 Remote Model Evaluation

Achievement Program

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.

November, 2020

Bring 'n' Brag Contest

See the results for the November contest.

2020 Convention Kits

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

Winter 2021

Morning Sun Books new releases

Contact the company store with any orders or questions.

May 20-23, 2021

MCR Regional Convention

Cancelled

September, 2024

40th National Narrow Gauge Convention

Where: Pittsburgh, PA

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.

Holiday Open Houses

January 2021

Saturday, Jan. 2
noon - 5:00pm: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club

Sunday, Jan. 3
noon - 5:00pm: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club

Tuesday, Jan. 5
11:00am - 2:30pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Saturday, Jan. 9
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Tuesday, Jan. 12
11:00am - 2:30pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Saturday, Jan. 16
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Tuesday, Jan. 19
11:00am - 2:30pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Saturday, Jan. 23
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Tuesday, Jan. 26
11:00am - 2:30pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Saturday, Jan. 30
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Tid Bits - Trivial Things on YouTube

15 Most Amazing Railway Tracks In The World

The Genius Lemon

Model Train Layout N&W

 dferg100

BRR Layout Tour: Scott Woods' B&LE/Union RR Steel Themed Layout

 Stephen Bennett

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

 Dynamo Productions

Virtual NMRA Division 2 MCR Layout tour 11/14/20

 Jimmy Braum

Yosemite Lumber Company Logging Inclines With Jack Burgess

 TSG Multimedia

Train runs through Mae Klong Market in Thailand

Powware Webazine

Great Model Railroads: Exclusive Hidden Scenes at Golden State MR Museum

 Trains and Dioramas

Seaboard Central August 2020 Layout Update

 Seaboard Central

How it Works: Railroad Signals and CTC (US&S Type)

 NSmodeler24

Hudson Model Railroad Club 2019 - Incredible Detail

 JPVideos

The Never Done & Always Changing RR (On30)

 Carl's Trains & Stuff

NNGC Seattle 2012

 Toni Ryan

Excursion on the Royal Gorge Scenic RR

 SantaFe AllTheWay

UP 3985 Challenger accelerates out of Sidney, NE.

 Traveling Tom

Waynesburg and Washington Railroad Restoration Promo

 Waynesburg & Washington

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

 Jaw Tooth

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

In memory of Rev. Richard H. Flock, 1935 - 2020

Richard was a spark in the Keystone Division for nearly 50 years, he and Larry Kline were a driving force behind the RPM-East Railroad Prototype Modeler seminars. Click here to view his obituary.

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.