RPO Newsbag

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!

American Fruit Packers Columbia Belle Arrives Today!

Most folks I talk with love the fall season. It comes and goes so fast though, there is little time to enjoy the most colorful time of the year.   Two weeks ago Barb and I did something we have never done before, we joined some friends at an apple press party.  The result was…

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What They Say:

R.L.

Ferdinand Magellan is great! This really fits your mission of offering significant cars that otherwise wouldn’t be produced.

R. M.

Lowell, I just want you to know – you make this hobby fun!

Jerry

I really am enjoying what you are producing, Lowell! Thanks for doing it. Jerry

J.R.

Lowell, I received my Great Locomotive Chase set today. “THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL.” Keep up the good work.

B.L.

Thank you ever so much for being such an integral part of the model railroading hobby!

D.K.

I am speechless!  The AFT Showcase car is everything I hoped it would be; and more.

Rick S.

Every new release from your Signature Series gets me revved up for the rails.

A.M.

“You seem to be the shining light in an industry that’s seen a lot of change since the early 2000’s when I was last in the hobby”.

S. Reames

I received my observation/business car today and – like all of my other cars from you – I love it!

K.

I am looking forward to many more releases in the new year. I stayed up really late on Christmas to talk to Santa when he came by our house. I asked him for an n-scale SP&S 700, and he said that was out of his league and I’d better call you.