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Fall Means Indoor Railroading for the Model Railroad Enthusiast

I really love the fall season.  Every year, as the days get colder, it is a reminder of the fun hobby of model railroading. And although it truly is not a seasonal hobby for me, it is the time of year the focus comes back indoors after the fun warm days of summer. Last night…

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What They Say:

K. Lyons

Thank you for everything you’ve done and everything you do for the modeling community. I can honestly say that my enjoyment of the hobby has benefited greatly because of you.

D.G.

Nothing better than receiving that white box from Lowell Smith.

Bill S.

That car is about the greatest thing I’ve ever seen in N scale!  Excellent work!

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”.

J.R.

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

Linda and Pete B.

Just wanted to thank you again for the opportunity to be with you and the many other happy folks who experienced the Feather River Canyon trip.  I know you put a lot of work into making this special trip a reality and it all came together extremely well!

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.

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.

Jerry

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