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Sn3 D&RGW Kitchen Car #04255

PLW new kit announcement!

Sn3 D&RGW Kitchen Car #04255.  Decals, trucks and couplers are not included. Modeler will need to provide their favorite screen material for windows and doors.

New release price of $70.00 until November 22, 2018.

Price will be $79.95 after November 23, 2018.

Kitchen car prototype
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Maine 2-Foot Research Archives

The Maine 2-Foot Research Archives are now available.

More than 6,100 searchable files including over 400 Maine 2-Foot drawings and maps. Hundreds of pages of historical documents, plus over 4,000 photographs, with more to come!

All five Maine 2-Foot roads are available and separated into specific geographical locations, locomotives, rolling stock and towns.

Lifetime and One-Year Subscriptions available!

Navigate to the Catalog under the “Books and Research Material” category to get your subscription today.

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27th Annual Midwest Show

The 27th Annual Midwest Show will be held March 21, 22 and 23, 2019. Dealer set up will begin Thursday night, March 21.

The show will return to the Salem Community Center – Centerplex facility. The address is: 1098 N Ellsworth Ave, Salem, OH 44460. 

Please watch the PLW website for future announcements concerning admission pricing and vendor/table pricing, host hotel and show details.

Please feel free to contact PLW should you need additional information.

Salem Community Center – Centerplex
Centerplex floor
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LVRRA Heritage Series Boxcars

Portland Locomotive Works is now the exclusive manufacturer of hand crafted, ready-to-run, rolling stock for the Ligonier Valley Railroad Association (LVRRA). The first release in the LVRRA “Heritage Series” is a pre-depression era 36-foot wooden boxcar in O and HO scale. These finely built boxcars contain details parts, metal trucks and wheelsets, and couplers.

Is your model railroad club or historical society seeking rolling stock for your road name? Contact Portland Locomotive Works for details and pricing to fulfill your needs.

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Berrett Hill Trains, The On30 Guy, and The Peterboro Railroad Acquire LITco

Berrett Hill Trains of Sykesville, MD, manufacturer of the Touch Toggle line of model railroad turnout controls, along with The On30 Guy and The Peterboro Railroad, are pleased to announce the acquisition of the Light Iron Turnout Company (LITco).

Founded in 2005 by Gary Kohler, Kevin Kuzman, and Jim Weinschenker, LITco manufactures a wide range of high-quality turnouts for narrow gauge modelers in a variety of scales. LITco turnouts are proudly made by hand in America, and the new LITco will continue that tradition, employing Berrett Hill’s proven large-volume distributed-manufacturing process to ensure that LITco’s products continue to be of the highest quality available.

Further information will be available from LITco’s new web site, http://www.lightironturnout.com.