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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…

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Anonymous

The thing I love about all the things you do is the fact that everything is so well thought out, so beautiful and so unique.  

G.D.

Lowell, thanks to you and your company SP&S modelers (myself included) are having a much easier time modeling the North Bank Road. Thank you for your hard work!

J. LaBoda

To say the least this is a HUGE development for N-scale and I, along with a number of others, are indebted to you for making these cars possible. Thanks so very much!!!

Jim and Jo Ann K.

Every aspect of the trip was professionally done.  You and Barbara were on top of every change and your matter-of-fact assurances speak highly of your professionalism.  Jo Ann is a retired chef  and we know what good food is, and the meals provided on the CZ trip were stellar! BRAVO to you and Barbara for…

Charlie S.

Thank you for producing such well researched quality offerings.

J D

Thanks, Lowell, for another awesome addition to an already incredible train.

M. Magliaro

I received my #99 business card in the mail today. It looks superb. Thank you for another wonderful job. You are really filling a niche.

George H.

Blunt End Observation is a GRAND SLAM! I’ve wanted this car for ages but never figured out a good way to kitbash it.

P.B.

Thanks for all the great trains – it’s nice to have such wonderful rolling stock on the layout.

J. Echlin

Many thanks for your superb offerings and beautiful work!