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2022 Midwest Narrow Gauge Show

The 2022 Midwest Narrow Gauge show will be held March 17 through March 19, 2022. Show times will be posted at a later date. The show is a gathering of narrow gauge enthusiasts for all scales and gauges. Models, prototypes, layouts, vendors, manufacturers and clinics will be showcased all weekend. The Mini-Bunch Spring meet will be held in conjunction with the Midwest Show.

The show will be held at the Greenford Space Center, 7600 W. South Range Range Rd., Canfield, OH 44406. (Or sometimes listed as Salem, 44460.) Actual physical space layout is to be determined.

Contact info: Gary Kohler, PO Box 133, Washingtonville, OH 44490-0133. Phone contact: 330-719-0264. email contact: // website:

Show attendee and vendor registration soon will be available.

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PLW Attending Hickory NNG Convention

PLW will be attending the 41st National Narrow Gauge Convention in Hickory, NC, September 1 through September 4.

We will have new products, including passenger cars and SPNG Caboose 467. We also will have our custom made deciduous trees for sale as well as custom made aspen and pine trees.

Also, we will be promoting the 44th National Narrow Gauge Convention to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, September 11 through September 15, 2024. Information will be available for the vendor room, attendees and convention activities. Stop by our table to chat. See you in Hickory!!

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New Product – SPNG Caboose 467-updated photo

PLW is pleased to announce the next new SPNG kit. Caboose 467 will be available in Sn3 and On3/On30 scales. The kit features 3D printed ends with grab irons attached. All correct 3D printed parts for the cupola, bolsters, end platforms, stacks and windows. Click on the image below to order your kit or to receive more information.

SPNG Caboose 467 rendering
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Strong Toothpick Clearing House – HO Scale

PLW is pleased to announce a new structure kit: the Strong Toothpick Clearing House in HO scale. This is a Limited Edition kit. Please click on any of the images below to contact PLW to order your kit or get more information.

Overall structure image
Front elevation
Foundation detail including platform
Close up of structure details
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New Product Announcement

PLW is announcing new products: one piece roof, Bridgton SOCONY fuel oil storage tank and sideframes. Also coming is Kingfield covered station in three scales.

PLW will be attending the 41st National Narrow Gauge Convention in Hickory, NC. We’ll be at the 44th NNGC tables. Click on any image to contact PLW for additional information.

One piece roof in both HO and O scale. Shown front to back: HOn2/HOn30 Jackson & Sharp roof ( matches the new coach being built at WW&F). True On30 roofs based on US built 30-inch gage cars – RPO baggage shown. Back, Jackson & Sharp RPO baggage and coach roof, O scale. Not shown is the Laconia coach, combine and RPO roof.
Sideframes in HO and O scale. Diamond style freight trucks, never before offered in any scale.
Bridgton SOCONY fuel oil storage tank, one piece. Also coming are the B&SR tank cars.