This is the Lowell Smith Signature Series and RailSmith blog, (or perhaps it's better called, ‘stories around the caboose stove’). Either way, bookmark this page for updates as they happen and check back regularly!
N Scale Enthusiast in Pittsburgh 2017!
You know, I always say ‘it was a great time’ and that’s because it is! We have been to Eastern Pennsylvania many times but this was our first time in the western part. It has beautiful mountains and is a great train territory. We started or trip with a visit to Todd Treaster’s great New…Read More »
BMRE Activity Atlanta 2017
Anyone that knows me well, knows that my love for trains goes deep. When it comes to railroad modeling, I specifically love operating a model railroad in some realistic fashion. In the Northwest areas, we have many friends that share this same passion. Recently, one of these friends moved to Atlanta, Georgia. Mark had moved…Read More »
Time Table Train Order Operations Made Easy, For Guests – NMRA 2015
I have had a great time this week at the National Model Railroad Associations’ 2015 annual convention here in Portland! It’s been great to see friends from all over the US, and world for that matter. On a special note, I was honored that they asked me to present a clinic, which I gladly did! The topic…Read More »
Fall Means Indoor Railroading for the Model Railroad Enthusiast
I really love the fall season. Every year, as the days get colder, it is a reminder of the fun hobby of model railroading. And although it truly is not a seasonal hobby for me, it is the time of year the focus comes back indoors after the fun warm days of summer. Last night…Read More »