Ray Kaminski
Boothbay Railway Village brought a recently restored S. D. Warren #2 0-4-0T locomotive to the Big ‘E’ show in Amherst on January 25. It was built by Baldwin in 1895. Amherst Society grant money played an important part in completing the restoration. It is the only operational 2-foot gauge industrial locomotive that ran in Maine. Live and under steam!

Still Hoping Micro Engineering Ladder track in Code 83 is still backordered. The factory is handling the backlog while trying to supply the rest of their product line. Watch this space or wait for your notification of shipment. Your continued understanding is appreciated.

Emails Please make sure there is something in the subject line when sending an email. My system is set to dump emails with an empty subject line or the words “no subject”. I’ve also received emails that my computer detects some sort of spam or virus which are also dumped so please check that your own security protocols are up to date.

NCE The parts shortage is still there but we still have systems and throttles in stock.

National NG Convention Sacramento is just a bit too far for us to attend this year, but we’ll be at St. Louis for the 40th Anniversary Convention.

Shows

Midwest Narrow Gauge Show in Salem, OH (Mar 22/23)
GSMTS Show in Timonium (Apr 6/7)
Mid Hudson On30 Meet in Gardiner, NY (Apr 26/27)
36th MANGG Kimberton Module Meet (5/18)
New England RPM Meet (5/31 – 6/1) at a new location in Farmington, CT

Newly added is a replacement show and location for last July’s Lycoming Valley Train Meet in Montoursville, PA. The show is now the Harrisburg Narrow ‘O’ Summer Meet; concentrating on On3, On30, On2 and On18. The date is 6/21-22 and located at the St. Thomas United Church of Christ Hall. This venue is within a 2 hour drive of the Metro Baltimore and Philadelphia areas.

Regarding last months commentary regarding the Groundhog — he definitely fibbed!

See you soon.


— Ray, Mary & The Boys

Next Show –

March 22/23 — Salem, OH

Midwest Narrow Gauge Show @ Salem Community Center
info at www.portlandlocomotiveworks.com/events


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