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The LT&N has a new trailer!

The LT&N has a new trailer!

John and Erik just yesterday finalized the acquisition of a brand new trailer for the Longmont Terminal and Northern model railroad from Classic Trailer Sales in Wheatridge. The dealer is not far from the Colorado Railroad Museum. John has been working on the new cart...
Celebrating 2000 followers with our Instagram account!

Celebrating 2000 followers with our Instagram account!

We are celebrating 2000 followers!  We want to thank all of our wonderful Instagram family for the great support and friendship! Come up at the shows and say hello we love hearing from you. Stop and have a look at our Instagram account today!...
The Hotel Longmont

The Hotel Longmont

The Hotel Longmont is officially open in downtown Longview. The newly completed 5 story hotel offers reasonably priced rooms for railroad crews and business...
March Rocky Mountain Train Show 2017!

March Rocky Mountain Train Show 2017!

The annual RMD TCA March Rocky Mountain Train Show; wow did we have an incredible amount of visitors and fun! Never have we had so many compliments and praise from our audience. At times there were 10-15 minute wait lines to see us in the halls and we apologize for...
Update: Guard timbers and tie plates

Update: Guard timbers and tie plates

Nearing completion after an innumerable amount of hours the decking for the main span of the St. Vrain River bridge is only in need of the bolt detail for the guard timbers and hook bolt work for the deck mounts. Up next after the final detailing on the Pratt Truss...
St. Vrain River Bridge exhibit: Tie plates and deck work

St. Vrain River Bridge exhibit: Tie plates and deck work

The track-work phase has begun! John is going to use his own custom made spikes that are closer to 1/48 scale along with Monster Model Works laser etched tie plates, a favorite among the P48 community. John is a P48 modeler; getting him to think in OW5 is a challenge....
A Day Out With Toy Trains in Denver

A Day Out With Toy Trains in Denver

We had a fabulous time over the weekend of the 28th running the Longmont Terminal & Northern branch line model railroad. Special thanks go out to Bob K, Jeff, John, Leighton, Dawn, Daecian, Rick, Myron, and Erik. The Day Out With Toy Trains venue is put on by the...
Passion: The 1941 Coast Daylight…

Passion: The 1941 Coast Daylight…

Erik, a founding member of the Colorado O Scale Modelers group is an avid passenger train collector and aficionado in many different  scales from 1 through Z. Erik started his passion when he was a child browsing vintage magazine ads and books from the golden age of...