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Disney’s Most Colorful Train on Rails!

What if Walt Disney had a train?  Well, he did!  You probably know the story of Walt’s live steam train in his backyard.  The Carolwood Pacific, named for the street he lived on, was famous and is well loved today.  You can see the consist including the famous 4-4-0 Lilly Belle at the Walt Disney…

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Save the Date: WDFM 2014 Christmas Boxcar Release

Save the date… Please join me Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at the Walt Disney Family Museum for this year’s Christmas boxcar release, the fifth in the series.  This year will be extra special, as you can also enjoy the special exhibit at WDFM “All Aboard: A Celebration Of Walt’s Trains”. Join us and come see how…

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Latest On The Track

What They Say:

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.

R. M.

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

Joe W.

And as for your goal of 5 releases a year, I admire your ambition, but I won’t hold it against you if you fall short on that accomplishment.  I’m just thrilled you’re doing such an AWESOME job of releasing this amazing train, and hope you don’t stop until it’s all done!

K. Lyons

I want to be like you when I grow up!

Anonymous

What a trip! We had a great time- exceeded our expectations by a mile. The Silver Lariat was simply stunning. A gem on the rails. The scenery and weather were perfect. The delays were not an issue for us at all. All just a good days work on the railroad! Thank you for all the…

D.G.

Nothing better than receiving that white box from Lowell Smith.

R.L.

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

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.

Anonymous

The thing I love about all the things you do is the fact that everything is so well thought out, so beautiful and so unique.  

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.