The 2019 Midwest Scale Train Show is quickly approaching and now is the time to register for the 27th annual event. The show will be held at the Salem Centerplex in Salem, Ohio. Show dates are Friday March 22 and Saturday March 23. Click on the image below for more information and to register for the show.
The Midwest Show is pleased to announce a new vendor for 2019! Jane’s Tools will be attending and bringing a 10′ x 20′ area with a large selection of tools. Click on the link to see what they have to offer! https://www.janestools.com/
The Midwest Show welcomes back our faithful vendors for 2019.
CMR Products specializing in decals, N Scale and their newly added products for T-Trak! https://www.cmrproducts.com/
Berrett Hill Trains, home of the Touch Toggle product. They also specialize in model railroad electronics. http:/http://www.berretthillshop.com/
Crusader Rail Services supplies HO, S, O narrow and standard gauge scale trains and specialty tools to the model railroad craftsman. https://www.crusaderrail.com/
Nick Hovey and Gary Kohler – Tionesta Valley Railway, a fascinating look at one of the largest narrow gauge railroads east of the Mississippi.
Jim Weinschenker will present the Travels & Times of Waynesburg & Washington Coach 6. This passenger car has travelled over 3,400 non-revenue miles since 1892.
Bill Logan will have two presentations on all things OR&W, another of the largest narrow gauge operations east of the mighty Mississippi.
Rick Rowlands will be doing a presentation of their soon to running 2-foot gauge porter locomotive. They will be doing a static test late Saturday for anyone wishing to check that out.
Dennis Vaccaro will be doing a clinic on mini hydro plants.
Scribed siding offered in O, S and HO scale. 1/32″ basswood, scribed siding on 12″ x 12″ sheets.
O scale is 3 inches / S scale is 4.5 inches / HO scale is 6 inches.
This an exclusive product only offered by PLW. No other manufacturer offers 12″ wide siding!
Additional siding products will be announced at a later date.
The SPNG was where all the leftover equipment from the other SP narrow gauge ended up when they closed down. The SP bought most of their equipment from the Carter Brothers factory in California. The standard boxcar was 28ft long. They were modernized by the SP so they looked somewhat standardized. After WWII they were renumbered and kept in excellent condition by the Bakersfield shops. Some had openings for Perlite loading. During the last two years, several were rebuilt with top hatches. An internal a-frame floor and low-set side hatches for unloading. They were “narrow gauge covered hoppers” for all practical purposes.
Kits do not include trucks, couplers or detail parts. Can be purchased pre-painted/lettered or not painted and lettered. Also have a choice of road numbers.
The first kit is $45. Kits 2, 3 and 4 are $38.00 each. A 5 pack of kits is $190.00. All kits postage paid.
Matt Woods O Scale Dead River Station build.
PLW will be spotlighting kits built by customers. The new Category is called “Customer Builds”. This new category can be accessed in the right hand navigation pane under the “News” category. Here is the link: Customer Builds
Matt Woods’ Pulprack Car as the On30 version.
Holiday Inn Express
240 North Cunningham Road , Salem, Ohio 44460
Stables Inn and Suites
544 East Pershing Street
Salem OH, 44460
PLW is pleased to announce the latest D&RGW kit in the maintenance-of-way series: Office Car #04955.
The kit does not include trucks, couplers or decals.
Price: $65 postpaid in USA / $75 postpaid outside of USA.