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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!

Portland’s Meet N March

We had such a great time, last weekend, with all of our rail friends from all around the Northwest!    We call this N Scale only swap event ‘Meet N March’.  It was my grand daughter’s first N scale train meet!   I think we’ve been having this meet for about 20 years.  Once-in-awhile we’ve called…

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What They Say:

J.Wallace

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

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.

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.

K. Lyons

I want to be like you when I grow up!

Chuck T.

Just a quick note to acknowledge receipt of my AFT Tool Car. Thanks so much for another Outstanding Piece of Craftsmanship! The AFT is my most prized “N” Scale collection. I had perceived that there were delays in getting this last car into our hands, but thought it was a problem with China. Your letter…

D.K.

Aside from the quality, creativity and originality, you are to be commended for your ongoing commitment to this (GAC) series, and all of your series of trains over a period of so many years.  There is always something to look forward to. Keep up the great work!’ D. K.

Rick S.

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

B. Kutch

Love your 3-rail O Scale Atlas Woodside Reefer series. Looking forward to future issues.

S. S.

I got my new Santa Fe business cars, they are superb and worth the wait ten times over.

S. Reames

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