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 – 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 »
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 »
[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 »
As you read in a prior blog post, we had an amazing train trip last summer when we chartered California Zephyr cars and headed across the country to attend the 2013 National N Scale Train Convention in Milwaukee WI. The trip was everything we wanted it to be, and as a vote of assuring confidence, many…Read More »
A trip of a lifetime is one way to describe our Silver Smith Tour of 2013. Our private rail cars traveled on the California Zephyr, The Empire Builder, and The Coast Starlight circling our wonderful country through the Rockies, the plains, the Cascades and back home. The Silver Lariat (The Silver Smith) dome car, The…Read More »