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Builders! Here’s a New Supplier Line-up for 2015!

LocoParts is now owned by Dute Machine & Locomotive Works. LocoParts has changed hands after many years of quality service to the live steam hobby. Don Orr has decided to pass on the torch to Jeffrey Dute of Dute Machine and Locomotive Works, LLC, as the new owner and operator. The ownership transfer of LocoParts [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:05:15+00:00 February 6th, 2015|news, PAE|Comments Off on Builders! Here’s a New Supplier Line-up for 2015!

Walt Disney Family Museum All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains

The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains, on view from November 13, 2014 through February 9, 2015. This comprehensive exhibition explores the influence that railroading had on Walt Disney’s life and work. It also tells the story of how his railroading legacy lives on to this day [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:05:15+00:00 January 20th, 2015|news, shows/events|Comments Off on Walt Disney Family Museum All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains

News: Puffing Billy’s Youngest NA Locomotive Turns 100!

A historic milestone was reached on Wednesday 25th June 2014, when Puffing Billy Railway celebrated its youngest NA locomotive’s 100th birthday. Narrow Gauge locomotive 14A was built in the Victorian Railways Newport Workshop and was commissioned on 25 June 1914 for operation on the Colac-Beech Forest-Crowes line. 14A also saw service between Wangaratta and Whitfield [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:05:16+00:00 August 15th, 2014|history, news|Comments Off on News: Puffing Billy’s Youngest NA Locomotive Turns 100!

News: Reid Collection of Models Nets $1.2+ Million at Auctions

Bidders fell under the spell of the machine in Heritage Auctions’ $1.2+ million presentation of the Glenn Reid Museum Collection of Mechanical Models May 28 at Heritage Auctions in Dallas. The collection offered nearly 500 scale models from the Detroit-area museum with top lot honors taken by a fully-equipped, 24-foot Ahrens-Fox N-S-4 fire truck, which [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:05:16+00:00 August 15th, 2014|news, shows/events|Comments Off on News: Reid Collection of Models Nets $1.2+ Million at Auctions

News: A&K Enterprises Expands

A&K now offer a full line of Gas Burners as well as the custom-made Box Burners. Oil Burners and custom made Grates for solid fuel can be provided from tabletop to full size in any scale. Hobby Boilers…If your Old Steamer needs a new hobby boiler, or if a hobby boiler is needed for a [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:05:16+00:00 August 15th, 2014|news, products/materials|Comments Off on News: A&K Enterprises Expands

News: American Precision Museum Show

American Precision Museum will be presenting their 15th annual model engineering show at their facility in Windsor, Vermont on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Running from 9 AM to 4PM, the museum will be offering exhibits, demonstrations and activities for the whole family. The American Precision Museum is located at 196 Main Street and the Windsor Recreation [...]

By | 2016-11-04T11:05:16+00:00 August 15th, 2014|news, shows/events|Comments Off on News: American Precision Museum Show