grew up in northern NJ. Heard stories about the Mahanoy Plane from mother and Uncle.
Building small (30 sq ft) DCC point to point layout, hand laid track and turnouts (< $$), and collecting Reading locos and rolling stock. Completed trackwork (Jan 2015). Working on functional manual turntable and vertical staging yard. Enjoy building electronics. (Working RF firmware engineer Qualcomm)
Member of the Pacific Southern Railroad Club which has weekly operating sessions.
Electrical engineer. Embedded firmware developer for Bell Labs and now Qualcomm. Full-scale and RC glider pilot, jazz and classical guitar, bicycling and home-owner/handyman.