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!
Zephyr Stop in Glenwood Springs: Journey from the Past
Zephyr Stop in Glenwood Springs – Mike Danneman’s Journey from the Past… Our train charter this past February was a great journey back in time. Riding the classic railcars of the California Zephyr really is traveling in style. My friend Mike Danneman, who is an amazing rail photographer, artist and model railroader, came along for part…Read More »
Union Pacific’s Pony Cars
We have just returned from our private-car charter with this time being from LA to Denver in the winter. We called it the ‘Polar Smith Express’ and there was no disappointment, because it was blue skies or snowing and was such a delight. You can see some of the photos trickling in by checking out…Read More »
Big Sky Blue: Glacier Park Tour Reflections
Big Sky Blue is a pretty good way to describe our amazing trip in September! Our trip up the California coast, through Oregon and on to the great state of Montana, was just a delight! Every aspect was fun. Those that came along had lots to say about ‘doing this again’. We were greeted at East…Read More »
Father’s Day on the Feather River!
Hey There! Wow, I thought I had blogged about the convention, but it seems that I posted it on my Facebook page instead. Sorry about that! Let me tell you about my Father’s Day Special up the Feather River Canyon. It was a ‘trip of a lifetime’ for me and now, in looking back, was…Read More »
What are you doing for Fathers Day?
Welcome to the new year! 2015 is shaping up to be another great year with lots of exciting new announcements, special run,s and private rail tours! I’m excited to have you all be a part of it. Coming up this June, Barb and I will be hosting a day-trip through the Feather River Canyon in…Read More »
CZ Durango Private Rail Car Charter Trip leaves everyone wondering: When is the next trip!
[twocol_one] [/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last] Our October rail charter to Denver and Durango was a trip of a lifetime! We left in the middle of October hoping that the fall leaves would show their splendor and we were not disappointed. We traveled Donner Pass, Soldier Summit, Gore Canyon, Glenwood Canyon, Beyer’s Canyon, Moffatt tunnel and down the…Read More »