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Jerry Calabrese steps down as Lionel CEO

Jerry Calabrese steps down as Lionel CEO

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

April 16, 2014, New York, NY – Jerry Calabrese has stepped down as President and CEO of Lionel Electric Trains, a position he held since 2004. Calabrese’s announcement completes a transition process begun more than a year ago when Lionel consolidated operations at its Concord, N.C. facility. Join the forum discussion on this post

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New Greenberg’s Guide features collection of OGH co-founder

New Greenberg’s Guide features collection of OGH co-founder

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new Greenberg’s Guide to Lionel Standard and 2-7/8” Gauges, 1901-1939 is now available and features photos contributed by OGH co-founder FriscoSteam Rob. The 448 page book features over 900 photos, some of pieces from Rob’s magnificent collection. Join the forum discussion on this post

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New O-gauge Amish buggy kit rolls out

New O-gauge Amish buggy kit rolls out

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

OGH member Jim Teeple has designed a new kit yet unseen in O Scale — an Amish buggy. Jim’s design of this kit came from his own desire to use such a model on his layout. In his search, he found no such kit existed and undertook making one of his own. To ensure proportion, […]

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Korber Models Sponsors OGH August Giveaway

Korber Models Sponsors OGH August Giveaway

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

  As you may know, Korber Models has been acquired by OGH Forum Member Rich883 and his wife Mrs Rich883. They have generously donated a brand new #958 Mill Works structure kit for the OGH Members August prize drawing. With the sparse number of buildings kits available for the O Scale hobbyist, we welcome these […]

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Lionel Releases ZW-L Product Video

| June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since the original announcement of the Lionel ZW-L transformer, the release has been much anticipated. The design is classic Lionel and the Voltage Meters and Ammeters are a feature I wish I had on my old ZW. The Product Video is found at this link: http://www.lionel.com/customerservice/service-documents/video.cfm?documentid=6419 Here is the decription from the Lionel website: The […]

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Korber Models, LLC Acquires Korber Product Line of Scale Model Structures

Korber Models, LLC Acquires Korber Product Line of Scale Model Structures

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

We just received word announcing Korber Models, LLC has entered into an agreement with Just Trains of Delaware, LLC to acquire the Korber Product Line of HO, O and G scale structures. The agreement includes existing inventory as well as all tooling. According to the news release, Korber will put these models “back in production” […]

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Norfolk Southern To Produce Heritage Units Honoring 18 Fallen Flags

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Norfolk Southern has issued a press release announcing plans to honor 18 fallen flags now a part of the Norfolk Southern System. When Union Pacific undertook a similar effort several years ago, O-Gauge manufacturers/importers followed suit issuing six UP Heritage diesels. Perhaps O-Gaugers can look forward to years worth of new offerings of these fallen […]

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RMT Extends 50% Off Sale to 01/08/12 – Adds New Sale Items

RMT Extends 50% Off Sale to 01/08/12 – Adds New Sale Items

| December 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Walter Matuch of RMT has extended the 50% off sale to January 8, 1012 and added new products..

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New From Thomas Yorke Enterprises

New From Thomas Yorke Enterprises

| November 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

We found this while poking around for some photos of Tom Yorke projects. Check out this downtown building just released as a limited edition kit. The Borscht Building is a 1/48 scale structure with a 6″ x 8″ footprint.  The kit is offered through Deben, LLC. The price is an eye popping $289.95.  Find more information […]

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New From Miller Engineering

New From Miller Engineering

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Miller Engineering — those animated sign guys have introduced a number of new products. One of the neat, nostalgic signs is a new “Wonder Bread” animated sign. Nearly 90 years ago, Taggart, an Indianapolis baking company, produced a loaf of bread wrapped in a package with colorful red, blue and yellow balloons and Wonder Bread […]

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