Chris McChesney’s “HOn30 Locomotive Handbook” is a must for the modeler who wants a fine-tuned locomotive. Loaded with tips and instructions on how to make a small locomotive run well!
“Hidden Treasures” The Story of the Ohio River & Western Railway was published in 1997 by Ed Cass and contains the most comprehensive history of the narrow gauge OR&W. This 285 book contains photographs, maps and detailed drawings. Pick up this rare book for your railroad library today!
PLW is pleased to announce that more plans have been added to the Scale Drawing catalog! There are over 40 plans; some priced at 50 cents. Now is the time to get those plans for your upcoming projects.
PLW is pleased to announce that scale drawings are now available for purchase. Need information for SR&RL, P&R, Monson or B&SR locomotives? Navigate to the Catalog and click on “Scale Drawings” to review the current drawings. The files are in PDF format.
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.
PLW is excited to announce our newest product: Ready-to-run O-scale MEC Rack Cars. Craftsman kit quality and ready-to-run convenience at a fair price! What more can you ask for. Watch our online store for more details.
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.