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!

Railroad Christmas Joy

I truly believe that this hobby is one of the greatest in the world. The spirit of camaraderie we share makes us a tight knit group. Some of the people that I consider to be my closest friends are my “brothers in rail”. They know my family and I have met many of theirs. I…

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Latest On The Track

What They Say:

K.

My kids absolutely love the Christmas cars! The C.K. Holiday, along with the Carolwood and Disney cars makes a wonderful Christmas train. It made many a loop under our tree this year.

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. Arenas

Wow… You made my dream come true with the CK Holiday! I am a great admirer of your work.

R. K.

You are in my book one of the very best.

Jerry E.

Received GN A10 today. Absolutely stunning! I am very pleased. Thank You all.

D.

“You have no idea how excited I am about these cars . . .”

J.Wallace

AFT is a real dream come true for me. Thanks for all your hard work!

P.B.

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

R. M.

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

Dan & Nina D.

So glad our big Alaska trip happened when it did.  It was the trip of a lifetime for me and Nina, thank you so much for organizing it.