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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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PLW -Announces SR&RL Caboose #554

Gary Kohler of Portland Locomotive works has announced intent to develop SR&RL caboose #554.  As usual, this will be a limited time offering.  If your interested, send him an email.  Here is his email All   we PLAN to start … Continue reading

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DRL’s S-scale Wiscasset Structures

Deerfield River Laser (DRL) is now offering Wiscasset Waterfront Structures to accompany it’s S-scale boat offerings.  Even if your not doing the Wiscasset Waterfront, these structures look like they could be used as generic New England structures when placed on … Continue reading

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SR&RL Flanger 502 by PLW

If the 3D image of SR&RL Flanger 502 looks good to you, now (11/23/2016) is the time to place an order with PLW before it goes into production.   PLW produces kits in limited runs and may never produce a give … Continue reading

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PLW – What’s in the works

First of all, Portland Locomotive Works (PLW) has a new web site:  http://www.portlandlocomotiveworks.com/ Also in a recent email, PLW sent out a listing of what it has produced and what is in the works.  Contact PLW for more information PLW … Continue reading

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