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!

Customer guest Interview: David Kaplan

I thought it would be fun to let somebody tell their story about their love of this fun hobby, and a bit about collecting as well. We each have our story and path that keeps us very content and satisfied as railroad modelers. I asked long-time customer and friend David Kaplan to share some of his…

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Latest On The Track

What They Say:

B.L.

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

Dan D.

I look forward to continuing to buy trains from my favorite special run train maker. That’s how I think of you now, “The Train Maker”.  And speaking of cool trains, I just received a box loaded with great looking Texas Special cars. Thanks.  I certainly look forward to all the new releases you are planning.

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.

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.

J D

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

Jeff B.

Keep up setting the bar high and providing a product that exceeds expectations.

S. Reames

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

R.M.

You know I’m always looking forward to the next release and its arrival with great anticipation. I treasure my Lowell Smith Signature collection.

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…

Ray F.

I just wanted you to know my O gauge Hood River Pears car came yesterday in perfect condition. This car is just beautiful I can’t wait for the next one to come out. Keep up the good work.