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PLW – B&SR tank cars in Sn2 and OnX

PLW is working to release B&SR tank cars to be followed by a SOCONY tank farm. Contact PLW to reserve one as this will be a limited run.

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A visit from Al

This past Sunday, Al Churella of On2 SR&RL fame came by for a visit. I worked all night to clean up the railroad room sufficiently so that he could see the vision. After 30-40 minutes Al give it a thumbs … Continue reading

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Motrak models offers Weeks Mills Freight House in S-scale

Motrak models offers the Weeks Mills Freight House in S-scale. This is the first Maine 2-Foot structure from Motrak.

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Sn2 – Dimond Archbar Trucks

Jeff Bissonnette developed an Sn2 Diamond Archbar Truck and made it available on Shapeways under the designer name of Farmington Shops. Here is the email he sent to the Sn2_Trains list in January 2019.   Hi Guys, Finally got … Continue reading

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HOn3 Mechanisms for building early Forneys

If your considering building an early Forney locomotive you might be interested in this page. The early forney’s would include B&B (Puck and Ariel), SR #1 SR #2, F&M #2/3, KC #1 and possibly others. The Portland locos SR&RL #5, … Continue reading

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PLW – Announces – Eustis depot and Phillips engine house and shops

Portland Locomotive works has announced both the Eustis Junction station and the Phillips enginehouse and shops. Contact PLW if your interested. Gary has indicated to me that the shop complex would be possible as original 5 stall enginhouse or later … Continue reading

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HO “Scale” Kadee Couplers for Sn2

One of the cheapest and simplest and best looking couplers to install is the KD #153.  Gary White is using the HO #153 short shank “scale” couplers with whiskers from Kadee.  Gary installs the directly on the car without a … Continue reading

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Sergent Couplers for Sn2

If you want the most prototypical looking and operating couplers for your Sn2 train, consider the HO scale Type-E couplers by Sergent Engineering.  Harry Downey has been putting Sergent couplers on his freight cars.  Here are a few photos that … Continue reading

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Jerry Wilson Products

In the early 2000’s Jerry Wilson developed a number of products for Sn2 and S-scale in general.  To my knowledge Jerry is not producing any products at this time.WW&F #5 and #6 Passenger Car Kits He produced a coach and … Continue reading

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PLW – Dead River Station

PLW is currently taking orders for the Dead River station.  Dead River did not only exist in the minds of Hayden and Frary, it was a real place on the SR&RL.  The architecture of this structure is typical of Maine and … Continue reading

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