Category Archives: Manufacturers

Portland Locomotive Works is returning

Portland Locomotive Works (PLW) was a kit manufacturing company back in the 1990’s.  It produced several structures in O, S, and HO.  Eventually the proprietor (Darryl Sleszynski) sold out to Banta Models. Now in 2012, Darryl is joining forces with Gary … Continue reading

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Progress on SR&RL Strong Depot and Caboose…

Recently, Harry Downey has converted from HOn30 to Sn2. He has not yet started building a layout. He has started working no building models. Two of his first are a Banta SR&RL Strong Depot and a Mount Blue 556 Caboose.

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Sn2 Report – 2011 NNGC in Hickory, NC

Reporting on all things Sn2…. Sn2 Crew The Sn2 Crew attended the 2011 National Narrow Gauge Convention in Hickory, NC. The Sn2 Free-mo layout was setup by Lee Rainey, Frank Knight, Gary Carmichael, and David Keith. This was the first … Continue reading

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Sn2 WW&F Box Car Kits from Mount Blue Model Co.

The web site of Mount Blue Co. now indicates WW&F boxcars #303 and #309 can be ordered.  This is wonderful news… When asked if these cars were unique on the WW&F roster, some stated so. However, Frank Knight contributed the … Continue reading

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Sn2 Center Cab Diesel Body from Railhead Publications

Railhead Publications has begun selling a Sn3/Sn2 Center Cab Diesel Body.  The body is designed to fit an older Athern, Atlas, Kato, Stewart diesel (on Sn2_Trains yaho group we have discussed converting Kato NW-2 locos to Sn2/HOn3).  The body fits … Continue reading

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Sn2 SR&RL 556-558 Caboose Kits

Sn2 SR&RL 556-558 Caboose Kits Mount Blue began producing the SR&RL 556-558 cabooses for Train and Trooper about 2-3 years ago.  Now Mount Blue is selling them direct. You can find these cabooses here on the Mount Blue Web site: … Continue reading

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Sn2 SR&RL Decals from Mount Blue

Mount Blue is now producing its decals in Sn2.  At this date, these include SR&RL Boxcars, Flatcars and Toolcar. You can find them at the following page.

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