PRR #376, a Proto 2000 Heritage Y-3 2-8-8-2, is entering the Mount Penn Yard from one of two tunnels under the city.
Two passenger trains are ready to depart the busy Mount Penn station, while two Geeps glide their manifest train out of town.
A L1 Mikado (Bowser with extensive super detailing, DCC sound, etc.) round the curve intp Mountn Penn Station.
NAME: Mt. Penn Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad
PROTOTYPE: Pennsylvania Railroad
PERIOD: 1950’s steam to diesel transition
LAYOUT STYLE: Freestanding, walkaround island
LENGTH OF MAINLINE: 160′
LAYOUT HEIGHT: 48″
BENCHWORK: Modular sections with foam insulation for a sub base
TRACK: Shinohara Code 83
TURNOUT MINIMUM: Shinohara #5’s
MINIMUM RADIUS: 24″
MAXIMUM GRADE: 2%
SCENERY CONSTRUCTION: Ground foam and dirt on a Styrofoam base
BACKDROP: Handpainted hardboard
CONTROL: System One DCC
Carl Kuehn, 56, lives with his wife Nancy and their Blue Tick Coon Hound, Winston, in Harrisburg, PA. He is the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Manage-ment Agency and is the owner of a local radio station. Carl has been in the hobby for five years and his other interests include golf.