WHAT IS NEW

ON THE TLA PAGES


July 21, 2017

Lenz Pricing and Availability page updates to refect today's arrivals.

Note also that I have put a very attractive price on the LS100 and LS150 switch decoder modules that I have in stock.

July 12, 2017

Section 2 of the Lenz Helps page revised to advise system owners of the bias resistor fix for owners who are having problems programming non-NMRA-Standard-conforming decoders (e.g., Broadway Limited, Digitrax, Soundtraxx, Tsunami, Econami, etc.).

May 27, 2017

Revisions and new stock added to the W. Britain Listing page.

April 13, 2017

I have saved a zipped file of the Lenz LI-USB (p/n 23150) computer interface to the Lenz Files Page. This component was superceded by the LI-USB/LAN (p/n 23151) computer interface about 10 years ago and is no longer supported by Lenz.

February 12, 2017

Benjamin Lanza has kindly shared his English translation of the key parts of the Lenz Decoder Programmer V.1 (p/n23270) manual. Anyone inerested may open a link to the .pdf version of his work at section 7.b of the Lenz Files Page.

October 20, 2016

In response to a specific request from Neil Lowes, I have placed the files on the installation disk for the LI-101F (p/n 23110) on the Lenz Files Page.

October 17, 2016

Three more titles added to my personal collection of railway books for sale. The first is Beyer-Garratt the original 1947 published collection of builder's photos and information, the second is Steam on the Veldt (South African Steam in the 60's) by A.E. Durant A.A. Jorgensen & C.P. Lewis, an out-of-print Ian Allan publication from 1972 and the third is a nice clean copy of Omer Lavallée's Van Horne's Road. Please see the Books page for description and photo links.

October 6, 2016

Two more titles added to my personal collection of railway books for sale. The first is Constructed in Kingston by McQueen & Thomson and the second Thundering Smoke by R.G. Pattison. Please see the Books page for description and photo links.

August 5, 2016

As a courtesy and convenience to the people who have asked for parts with which they can effect their own Lenz repairs, I have brought in a few of the most requested OEM pcboards and other items, which are available at retail. These are listed on the revised Lenz Stock List & Availability page.

July 26, 2016

TLT CPR "Minibox" and 1937 AAR boxcars added to the On the Shelf - RTR page. I have added photos of the Castrillòn, Neuchàtelois, and Russian Guard and Grenadier models to the Other Soldier Models page. Also, I have added the Manual for the Lenz Digital Plus LH01 controller (p/n 21010) to the Lenz Files page.

July 13, 2016

Revision to Lenz Stock List & Availability page showing current stock and super low sale price on the 23170 V.1 Decoder Programmer. Also, new additions to the W. Britain Listing page.

May 30, 2016

Finally beginning to list my personal collection of railway books, with photos. The first is the 1940 Simmons-Boardman edition of the Car Builders Cyclopaedia. Please see the Books page for description and photo links.

May 17, 2016

New Lenz Stock received. Please see Lenz Stock List & Availability page.

May 9, 2016

I have placed a special order with Lenz Germany and expect to receive new stock of the LI-USB/LAN Computer interface (which lets smart phones be used as controllers), the LA152 Faceplates, Standard+ decoders, the new LW Key encoder that allows push buttons and/or switches on a Control Panel or Fascia Panel to control turnouts, without having to key anything into the LH, a couple of LK200 Reverse Loop modules and, finally, several coiled cable with the DIN plug on one end and the RJ plug on the other end, for all those whose cables have worn out over the years.

See the Lenz DCC page. I will mark them in stock when they have arrived here.

May 4, 2016

Updates to the CPR, CNR, Other Lines and P2K & RTR 'On The Shelf ' pages to reflect recent sales.

May 2, 2016

Update to the W. Britain Listing page to reflect Nouvelle France new arrivals. Please consider the Listing page as the definitive listing of current stock and prices.

February 17, 2016

New link placed on the Lenz Helps page for owners who are having problems getting the LI-USB to function correctly on Windows 10 OS computers. Please let me know if this does help get you going.

January 18, 2016

New Lenz File page added for users who may have lost original installation disks or who may need updated files.

December 29, 2015

New page of miscellaneous manufacturers' soldiers added to the website: French, British, Swiss Napoleonics, Russians, Mexicans, and others yet to be added.Other Soldiers page

November 2, 2015

Three refurbished V.3.6 LH90s placed on the Lenz page @ $99.95. A super price for a product that is all new inside but which may have one or two minor blemishes on the case. (Note these refurbished LH90s do not come with a cable.)

October 26, 2015

Lenz Germany have superceded the Set 90 and LH90 contorllers with the new Set 01 and LH01 controller. I have a very few LH90s left in stock and one Set 90, which I have priced at significant discounts in order to make room for the new products. Please take advantage of this pricing while it lasts.

See the Lenz DCC page.

Remember, Lenz North America will support the LH90 and Set 90 for the full 10 year warranty period from the date of purchase.

consider it the definitive listing of current stock and prices.

October 10, 2015

I have finally managed to update the W. Britain Listing page. Please consider it the definitive listing of current stock and prices.

I have also reduced the prices on the On the Shelf Commercially Produced Model Railroad page in order to clear out remaining items in stock. Hopefully.

July 16, 2015

A new item added to the Lenz Trouble Shooting and Helps page.

May 20, 2015

Updated pricing and availability on the Lenz DCC page. A new item or two added to the Lenz Trouble Shooting and Helps page.

January 26, 2015

A new item or two added to the Trouble Shooting and Helps page.

January 15, 2015

Two new items relating to the LI-USB/LAN (23151) interface added to the Trouble Shooting and Helps page.

December 11, 2014

Two new items relating to the LI-USB/LAN (23151) interface added to the Trouble Shooting and Helps page.

November 14, 2014

Revisions to the Lenz Warranty Coverage and Upgrade page, the Trouble Shooting and Helps page and other pages to reflect stock draw down and other interests arising.

November 30, 2014

Please note that, as our dollars have been at or near parity for the last couple of years, all the prices on this website are now denominated in U.S. dollars. With virtually all of our costs in US$, that seems to be the fairest way to proceed for all concerned as we have always tried to keep our Canadain $ prices close to the US$ MRSP.

May 6, 2014

Revisions to the Lenz Warranty Coverage and Upgrade page. The Trouble Shooting and Helps page is now a separate page on this website. A new page opened with a special offer for visitors to Kingston's Fort Henry

May 2, 2014

W. Britain List and price page updated. See: Here.

March 27, 2014

I have added another trouble shooting point to the Lenz Warranty Coverage and Upgrade page.

Some stock updates on other pages.

March 4, 2014

I have added a few trouble shooting points to the Lenz Warranty Coverage and Upgrade page.

Some stock updates on other pages.

November 26, 2013

We are almost current with our Warranty Service and Upgrade requests. .

Please see the Lenz Warranty Coverage and Upgrade page for important information on and clarification of warranty coverage, system upgrades and associated costs.

November 12, 2013

The new shop is finally finished and I have begun to attack the long and large Lenz warranty/upgrade backlog. I apologize again for any inconvenience.

Please see the Lenz Warranty Coverage and Upgrade page for important information on and clarification of warranty coverage, system upgrades and associated costs.

September 25, 2013

Photo of the new shop still under construction added to the TLA home page.

September 12, 2013

As is usual with construction projects, TLA's new shop is about four weeks behind schedule.

We are trying to maintain an acceptable level of service with very limited shelf and working space. I apologize for the inconvenience to all of our customers and clients. Right now we are waiting on new doors and windows for the shop, scheduled to arrive sometime in early October. I hope they get here before first frost.

We also have a new credit card processor, so are able to accept payment by that means for billings in $Cdn, though we must charge a 5% premium to defray the service charges.

Finally, we are now handling all of the system upgrade and warranty repair work for the Lenz Agency of North America, for both Canadian and U.S.A. owners. Again, I apologize in advance for any delays due to our shop construction situation.

July 19, 2013

Back in Canada, we have access to most stock and plan to open the store doors again on September 1, at 16 Bis Drummond Street, Kingston, Ontario, in Barriefield Village across from Fort Henry. If the Fort's store does not have the soldiers that you want, we might.

May 15, 2013 - July 1, 2013

Off to France for 6 weeks. I would be very happy to respond to email or Skype calls, but won't be able to ship anything until July!

March 31, 2013

Back to normal. Lenz and other pages updated. RR tender letters photo added to Other Items page.

March 16, 2013

At Kingston's Rail O Rama, tomorrow, March 17, we will offer all of our remaining plastic models, kits and track at a 60% discount.

March 4, 2013

We look forward to meeting friends at Kingston's Rail O Rama, March 16 & 17.

We will obtain possession of new premises (in Barriefield Village) in August and hope to have shop doors open by September.

February 10, 2013

Shop doors closed. We will have a table at Kingston's Rail o Rama on March 16 & 17 at which I hope to clear out all remaining stock.

Come with cash and offers I cannot refuse.....

January 6, 2013

SBLK II Dispersal Page: New items added, Sold items removed.

November 27, 2012

New items added to the A SBLK II Dispersal Page More to come, but not tiol we get back home and I can take more photos.

October 29, 2012

The property on which TLA is located has been sold and the shop will be closing its doors and selling all its stock at discounts of 25%, 35% and 50%.

Please see the top of each specialized page for details.

A new section of the website has been created to sell all of the items: rolling stock, buildings, people, vehicles, other details, electronics, hoarded craftsman kits and tools used on my SBLK I and SBLK II. Virtually all of the tools and remaining paints used in TLA's custom modelling will be put on sale as well. These will all be listed on the SBLK page in the coming days and weeks.

Please note that all sale pricing will be conditional on payment by cash, cheque or money order. We will still be able to offer credit card sales, but a 5% handling charge will have to be applied.

October 24, 2012

New brass items and photos of Kettle Valley and Grove car set to the CPR On the Shelf page. Other pages updated to refect sales ans stock availability.

September 9, 2012

New brass items, including a U3e 0-6-0, P2j 2-8-2 and Flanger, and photos added to the CPR On the Shelf page. More photos of the 6060 on the CNR On the Shelf page. Other pages updated to refect sales ans stock availability.

July 9, 2012

Photos and descriptions of Canadian Pacific G2, G3d and G5 class 4-6-2s and an I1a class 4-8-2 now added to the CPR On the Shelf page.

July 8, 2012

Photos and Descriptions of the Superintendent's Car and the Mack Railbus now added to the CPR On the Shelf page. Several other pages updated to reflect recent sales of stock.

March 11, 2012

Updated preliminary listing of Van Hobbies/PFM brass custom painted and reworked to be offered for sale, on the CPR On the Shelf page. Several other pages updated to reflect recent sales of stock.

March 9, 2012

Slightly lower Lenz North America prices reflected on our Lenz page. In Stock items revised on other pages.

February 14, 2012

50% off sale offer at Kingston Rail O Rama, March 10/11 extended to Email/Telephone sales before the show. See the On the Shelf RTR page.

December 14, 2011

Several pages updated. Preliminary listing of Van Hobbies/PFM brass custom painted and reworked to be put on sale, on the CPR On the Shelf page.

September 29, 2011

Updates, additions, deleteions, etc. to the Britains page, the Britains Stock by item number page, the On the Shelf RTR page, the CPR On the Shelf page and the On the Shelf - Kits page.

August 20, 2011

New consignment items added to Britains page and Britains Stock by item number page

May 5, 2011

New Lenz North American price increases reflected on our Lenz page . One Undecorated Rapido Steam Generator Car added to the On the Shelf RTR page.

April 2, 2011

Lenz page updated. On the Shelf RTR page also updated.

March 27, 2011

Britains Stock by item number and main Britains page updated. On the Shelf RTR page also updated.

February 20, 2011

TLT Platinum Series CNR Northerns #6219 & #6226 now arrived on the On the Shelf RTR page.

Lenz page updated.

January 18, 2011

We regret we are no longer are able to provide any G scale from stock. Special orders can, of course, be taken.

GST and HST information updated on the To Order & Information page.

January 16, 2011

Single close out offer $2200.00 for all G Scale Stock announced: Over 35% off MSRP. See G Scale Page page.

December 26, 2010

Arrival of TLT Platinum Series CNR Northern #6219 announced on the On the Shelf RTR page.

Lenz page, Britains page and Britains Stock by item number page updated.

The SPI war games previously noted have been sold and their dedicated page removed.

December 9, 2010

Vhs tapes mentioned below are sold.

December 1, 2010

Lenz page updated.

November 30, 2010

A new War Games page added to the site. This page has is a once only offer of classic Strategic Simulations Games from the 1970's and 1980's.

From the Thrity Years War, through Napoleon, the Crimea, World War One and World War Two.

A box lot of VHS tapes on Canadian and other railroads and model related subjects has been added to the bottom of the Collectibles page, open to the first not ridiculous offer.

November 26, 2010

Lenz page, Britains page and Britains Stock by item number page updated.

November 15, 2010

New Lenz product pricing and stock updated on Lenz page. Britains page updated with new items and photos.

November 2, 2010

New TLT CNR and CPR Slab sided Hoppers added to the On the Shelf RTR page.

October, 16, 2010

New page added which lists Britains Stock by item number. This page includes all the items most recently added to our stock, including many out of production or hard to get items that I have not yet had a chance to put on the main Britains page with photos.

September 6, 2010

Historex, etc. page updated. Sold items deleted; New items added: Guard & Line Dragoons, Lanciers de Berg; Brunswick Hussars, Austrian and Russian Infantry/Grenadiers.

June 30, 2010

All in-stock items of the Wm. Britain line now listed on the page with many additional photographs. We have been fortunate in acquiring numerous retired, retiring and rarer out-of-production, items from previous years as well as a few Collectors Club and Special Event limited-run items.

May 31, 2010

More Items added to the Historex, etc. page.

May 30, 2010

More Items added to the Historex, etc. page.

May 29, 2010

All in stock items are now on the Wm. Britain page. I've begun to add kits, photos and other items to the Historex, etc. page.

Items there include a few older WWI, WWII and other era kits.

May 21, 2010

More models and photos added to the Wm. Britain page.

May 16, 2010

More models added to the Wm. Britain page.

May 15, 2010

We've unpacked the Britain shipment and put these beautiful models in one of our display cabinets, ready for delectation.

The Napoleonics page has been changed to make it a portal to new pages specifically for the Wm. Britain products and for the remaining Historex models and kits we have in stock. Please bear with us as I complete the construction of these pages and take pictures of those models that were not on the manufacturer's disk.

May 11, 2010

We received our first shipment of Wm. Britain's finely finished model soldiers this afternoon. I haven't got a chance yet to consstruct a web page to display what we have on the shelves. But check this location for a link in the next week or so. We have also received our long awaited Lenz shipment and have most everything in stock. See the updated Lenz page.

March 17, 2010

Most Lenz products back in stock: Lenz page updated.

March 10, 2010

New Line Throttle pockets and RRamp meters now back in stock. See Lenz page.

CNR Slab sided Hoppers added to the On the Shelf RTR page.

TLA will begin, in the not distant future, to carry the W. Brittains line of high quality model soldiers. Also, our remaining stock of Historex models will be added to the Model Soldiers page.

January 9, 2010

Lenz page updated, pending next resupply.

On the Shelf RTR page updated with several now out of production items discovered upstairs in the Mezannine: CNR and CPR FM C liner A and B units, CPR GP9 IIs, even a CPR RDC3 with the tuscan fascia and black/yellow chevron stripes on the ends.

December 26, 2009

Lenz page updated pending next resupply.

On the Shelf RTR page updated with a few reduced prices. Some reduced prices for the Christmas/New Year's season also put on the CPR On the Shelf page and on the CNR On the Shelf page.

Perhaps a few other reduced prices spread elsewhere on the site. I can't remember specifics at the moment.

Anyone calling on or before January 2 may get a discounted price on shelf items - or anything else - , if the spirit moves and if I like your voice.

September 19, 2009

Lenz LRC100s and new Lenz Standard+-MP decoders arrived. See the Lenz page.

Also arrived the Rapido HO scale Steam Generator in CNR Green/Black/Yellow and Undecorated. See the On the Shelf RTR

July 15, 2009

For all who have discovered the things you can do with RAILCOM. We have just placed on order from Lenz: The LRC100, an add on module that let's you retrofit existing decoders to make them RAILCOM-Capable.

June 26, 2009

Just arrived; Rapido CPR Coaches in HO. See the On the Shelf RTR page

June 2, 2009

I am happy to advise that TLA is able to return to most of its past commercial activity, with the exception of most custom modelling projects.

To try to make up for the interruption of service, I will offer a 20% reduction on the list price of all in-store stock, with the exception of Lenz items and TLA's own brass, until July 15. (For previous customers and friends of TLA, 25% for cash, in-shop pick up.)

April 26, 2009

I am hopeful that TLA may be in a position to recommence most previous activities, but regret I am just not able to offer any further word on that in the near term.

Given the possibility that may not prove feasible, in the interim, I would be happy to extend to past customers a 20% discount on all in-stock items, with the exception of Lenz DCC and most of TLA's own Brass stock.

A few of the Baines' brass items remain and I have a good stock of items, including Atlas code 83 and Code 100 NS track, that are not listed on the website.

So if you are seeking something not listed, please feel free to call or email and ask.

I may also have some items that were set aside for the SBLK II, which may not now be used.


March 16, 2009

I regret to advise that, due to an unforeseen change in personal circumstances, TLA must suspend indefinitely all of its commercial activities, with the exception of Lenz support and certain Lenz sales, with immediate effect.

We may be in a position to offer the entire stock of the business at significant discount within a few months, as well as some personal collection items.

A notice to that effect with further information will appear here if that possibility eventuates.

I would like to thank all of our customers, clients and suppliers for their very much valued support and custom in our 18 years of business.

John Licharson

February 27, 2009: Rapido CNR and CPR Baggage-Express cars arrived Wednesday and half sold out today! See On the Shelf RTR page for remaining numbers/names available. The Tools page has been updated with Ambroid ProWeld and Tenax 7R styrene cements, ZAP ACCs and Xuron needle dispenser bottles.

December 31, 2008: Lenz page updated with arrival of resupply today. (Finally!!) Sold items removed from other pages (CPR, P2K, etc.).

November 25, 2008: Rapido has announced a limited run of the CPR "Canadian" stainless steel set plus FP9A and B units with sound. See our On the Shelf RTR page for details. This offering will probably be fully reserved very quickly.

October 24, 2008: Notice of Lenz price increases effective November 1, 2008. Current prices honoured on all orders for in stock items ordered by October 31. See Lenz page.

October 12, 2008: Intermountain HO scale CNR FP9 A & B units arrived and added to the On the Shelf RTR page. The waiting list for the Lenz V3.6 upgrade is now down to only three systems, which means almost immediate upgrades when we get in the next shipment of parts. (Unfortunately, the recent dive in the CAD/USD exchange rate has raised the cost of the upgrade.) See Lenz page.

September 7, 2008: N scale CNR E class 2-6-0 with scads of extra work, detiling and a Lenz Gold decoder installed added to the CN Lines page.

August 30, 2008: Four each Intermountain CNR Green/Yellow/Black FP9 A & B Units (A units with sound) en route from Colorado. DCC Specialties stock updated and New Line Throttle Pockets added to TLA Lenz page.

July 20, 2008: True Line Trains first run of CPR 1937 boxcars has arrived and been added to the On the Shelf RTR page. Some schemes are sold out already. TLA Lenz page updated (stock availablity).

July 7, 2008: Lenz Version 3.6 System Upgrade is now available. See Lenz page.

June 26, 2008: New Rapido Trains Canadian National Baggage-Express cars in the classic Gree/Black/Yellow added to the On the Shelf RTR page. True Line Trains second run of CNR 1937 boxcars has also arrived and been added to the On the Shelf RTR page. Also, the Original and the new Long Splice Clamp have been restocked and added to the Tools page.

June 2, 2008: Lenz new prices announced effective June 1 reflected on TLA Lenz page.

May 22, 2008: We are pleased to advise that further negotiation of discount rates with our credit card processor has made it once again possible for us to accept credit card payments without charging a premium.

May 21, 2008: Lenz System Upgrade version 3.6 announced. This is a major system upgrade that will be available to Canadian owners here in Canada.

March 8, 2008: (For credit card transactions, please note that, effective April 4, 2008, exorbitant increases in transaction fees and account service fees by Moneris, Inc., make it necessary to add an additional 5% to billings if payment is by credit card.

March 4, 2008: Aristo Craft 54" Stainless Steel Straight track added to the G Scale page. TLT CNR (DWC) 50' bulkhead flats added to the On the Shelf RTR page. Books, including Kerr's The Canadian, Lepkey & West's Canadian National Passenger Equipment (first volume), and White's The American Railway Passenger Car added to the Other Items page.

March 3, 2008: Lenz page updated. CPR N2b 2-8-0 #3608, P1e 2-8-2 #5174, P2b 2-8-2 #5319 and P2j 2-8-2 #5445 added to the CPR On the Shelf page. TLT CNR boxcars with additional details and weathering added to the CNR On the Shelf page and the On the Shelf RTR page. An Imperial Oil Double Dome Tank car and a PGE 40' steel boxcar added to the Other Lines on the Shelf page.

February 20, 2008: Special Collection Sale Page closed. Items not disposed of at the Kingston Rail O Rama, March 15-16 will be taken into shop stock.

January 4, 2008: Description of CV T3a 2-10-4 added to the Special Collection Sale Page. Aristo C.P.R. 4-6-3 and C.P.R. Caboose added to the G Scale page, as well as price change notice on Aristo stainless steel track.

January 1, 2008: Photos of CNR J4e 4-6-2 #5140 added to CNR On the Shelf page.

December 27, 2007: V3.5 Upgrade to the Lenz LH90 handheld controller is now available at TLA. See Lenz page. Volume discount pricing introduced for the plastic on the Special Collection Sale Page until it is closed on February 10, 2008.

December 15, 2007: Updates to Special Collection Sale Page and to the Lenz page. Rapido CNR 10-5 Sleepers and CNR and Great Northern Café-Bar-Lounge cars, as well as True Line Trains CNR Wood cabooses/vans added to the RTR page.

October 25, 2007: Updates to Special Collection Sale Page, Lenz page, and Rapido CPR 10-5 Sleepers added to the RTR page.

Note that we have always tried to keep our Lenz prices at, or very near, the US$ MSRP. With the recent strength of the Cdn $, we are now able to offer Sherline lathes, mills and accessories at prices within 1 or 2% of their US$ MSRP.

We have always tried to price reasonably competitvely, without deep discounting. As long as the Cdn$ remains at or near parity, all new stock from U.S. suppliers will reflect the US$ price.

September 4, 2007: Remaining seventy (70) U.S. Roadname freight cars priced mostly at $5.00 added to the Special Collection Sale Page.

September 3, 2007: Sixty-One (61) U.S. Roadname freight cars priced mostly at $5.00 added to the Special Collection Sale Page.

August 22, 2007: Remaining ACR. BCOL, CNR, CPR, ONR, TH&B plastic freight equipment added to the Special Collection Sale Page. Also PRR, Reading and Wabash Piggyback Flat cars with trailers.

August 18, 2007: Canadian National, Canadian Pacific and C&NW passenger equipment added to the Special Brass Collection Sale Page. (Special combination price on the C&NW FA & FB units and passenger cars.) Announcement of latest Lenz LH90 software upgrade for Canadian owners on the Lenz page.

August 12, 2007: Reservations opened for True Line Trains sound-equipped CNR U2g 4-8-4 Northerns and listing of the remaining cars of first run of the TLT CNR 1937-1944 40' boxcars added to the On the Shelf RTR - CPR & CNR Page.

July 25, 2007: More plastic (locomotives, passenger and freight equipment) (Algoma Central, CN Rail, CNR, CP Rail, CPR, C&NW, GTW, Northern Alberta, Ontario Northland, Pacific Great Eastern, Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo) added to the bottom of the Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 24, 2007: First plastic locomotives (Algoma Central, CN Rail, CNR, CP Rail, CPR, C&NW, GTW, Northern Alberta and Ontario Northland) and passenger equipment (GTW) added to the bottom of the Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 16, 2007: Notes/descriptive comments and photos now completed for the CPR T1c Selkirk on Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 15, 2007: Notes/descriptive comments now completed for the remaining GTW locomotives on Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 14, 2007: Notes/descriptive comments now completed for all the CNR locomotives on Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 12, 2007: Photos of the CV T3a 2-10-4 and both photos and detals/comments on all the remaining U.S. road models added to Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 8, 2007: Photos of NYC K5 4-6-2 and remaining Canadian items (except for CPR T1c Selkirk, CV T3a 2-10-4 and CPR Pacifics) added to Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 7, 2007: Details of CNR S2 2-8-2 and CPR S2a 2-10-2 added to Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 6, 2007: Details and photos of CNR E10 2-6-0, CPR I1a 4-8-2, CPR V5a 0-8-0, GTW U3a 4-8-4, C&O K3 2-8-2 and CPR Wide Vision caboose added to Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 4, 2007: Details and photos of CNR U1d 4-8-2, CPR N2 2-8-0 and GTW S3 2-8-2 added to Special Brass Collection Sale Page. True Line Trains new CNR boxcars added to the RTR

July 3, 2007: Details and photos of CNR U2b,c 4-8-4, CPR U3e 0-6-0 and Wabash M1 4-8-2 added to Special Brass Collection Sale Page.

July 1, 2007: Special Brass Collection Sale Page added to website: Rare, or at least difficult to find, custom painted brass locomotives and cabooses: CPR, CNR, GTW, CV, C&O, DL&W, CB&Q, Erie, MoPac, NYC, SP, UP Wabash and WP. Lenz page updated.

March 20, 2007: New Silver Direct decoder added to updated Lenz page.

March 10, 2007: Finely weathered Northern Alberta stock, box and flat cars, Ontario Northland flatcar and Quad hopper, CPR Fowler Stock cars, CGTX tank cars, Hood Milk car and Westmoreland Coal 34' hopper added to the On the Shelf Other page. Lenz page updated.

January 28, 2007: New Silver Mini-W decoder added to the updated Lenz & DCC page.

January 11, 2007: HO ATSF & PFE Refrigerator cars, Hood & Dairymen's League Milk cars, CGTX Tank cars, MC Composite Gondolas; N CNR & CPR refrigerator cars, CN & CP, Railbox boxcars, CN/CP/Canpotex/Potacan Cylindrical hoppers, CP Bathtub gondolas, Undec Tank car added to the RTR page. Lenz page updated.

December 29, 2006: DCC Specialties Power Pax Programming Booster added to the updated Lenz & DCC page.

December 17, 2006: Proto CNR F3 A/B set, Atlas CNR & CPR RS3, Proto CPR GP7 Rapido Trains CNR, CPR, GN, Pennsylvania and New York Central Coaches and Duplex Sleepers on the RTR page updated. Northern Alberta Wooden truss rod caboose added to the On the Shelf - Other page.Lenz page updated.

November 24, 2006: Intermountain CPR FP7 A and B units, Atlas CPR Trainmaster, P1K CNR RS10, P1K CPR and CNR Fowler 36' boxcars and stock cars, Rapido Trains CNR, CPR, GN Coaches and Duplex Sleepers added to the RTR page. Great Northern GP7 added to the Other Roads page.Lenz page updated.

February 8, 2006: New Etch Mate and other precision tolls from Mission models added to the Tools page. Lenz BM-2 Braking Module and Gold superpack in stock and added to the Lenz page.

December 9, 2005: New Clean Machine track cleaner in either unfinished brass, or finished in CPR Company added to the Tools page. CNR's Sanford Fleming track inspection car, a custom order, takes its place as the featured model on the On the Shelf page. Lenz Silver Series decoders in stock and added to the Lenz page.

October 10, 2005: New DCC Specialties products added to the Lenz page. A DCC Ampmeter, a DCC Circuit breaker and a controller tailor-made for the Tortoise switch machine.

September 8, 2005: New feature model, a custom finished n scale GTW/CN/UP SD40 unit put on the On the Shelf Portal page.

August 3, 2005: Lenz USP Power Module 1 added to Lenz page.

July 13, 2005: Photos and descriptions of two Rhodesia Railways cast brass RR smokebox plates, and a RR Coach Gloucester Carriage & Wagon Builder's plate added to the Collectibles page.

July 12, 2005: New LRC-120 Display module, BM-1 Braking Module and Gold Mini-W and Gold Mini-D decoders, LA-012-5 Harness added to Lenz page. A British Columbia Railway wide vision caboose in the Two tone Green scheme has been added to the On the Shelf - Other page. CNR and Great Northern powered F7 A & B Unit sets have been added to the RTR/Commercially finished page.

June 6, 2005: New Van Hobbies brass Caboose models added CPR on the Shelf page and the CNR On the Shelf page. A Cotton Belt, Great Northern, Northern Pacific and Western Pacific boxcars added to the Other Lines On the Shelf page. And a Northern Alberta Flat car added to the On the Shelf - Otherpage. More photos added to the RTR/Commercially finished page.

April 11, 2005: Photos of HO & N scale items added to the RTR/Commercially finished page. Photos of built up, properly detailed Tichy USRA clones added to CPR on the Shelf page. New page added to describe Sherline precision machine tools and accessory pricing as we are now able to supply this fine line of equipment.

March 12, 2005: Photos of N scale items added to the RTR/Commercially finished page.

March 10, 2005: N scale CNR GP7 #4801 added to CNR On the Shelf page; Saskatchewan Cylindrical Grain hoppers (SKPX, SKNX) added to the Commercially finished page.

January 4, 2005: CPR 2-8-0 added to CPR On the Shelf page; Photos added to Commercially finished page.

December 26, 2004: Lenz Gold Series decoders announced, with 10% discount for orders received before January 10, 2005

December 2, 2004: New pages web pages added: Commercially finished CPR, CNR and other roadname locomotives and rolling stock, e.g., Atlas N scale CPR Trainmaster and Maine Central GP 7, Bachman Spectrum CPR doodlebugs in N and HO scale, P2K HO CNR 0-6-0, P2K HO CNR and CPR Fowler 36' OB boxcars; and Track and operating layout items, e.g., Atlas, Rail Craft, Shinohara track and turnouts and Tortoise switch machines.

October 3, 2004: Photos of CNR "Jasper" All-Dome car added to the CN Lines page. Algoma Central: Montreal & Atlantic; Northern Alberta; Port Hope, Lindsay & Beaverton; and Ontario Northland 40' Outside braced boxcars added to the On The Shelf - Other page.

September 8, 2004: Lenz stock updated; LE1835 decoders available on special order.

August 6, 2004: Athabasca kits stock updated.

June 29, 2004: Canadian Association of Railway Modellers (CARM) website added to our Links page.

June 19, 2004: New LV102 Power station In stock on Lenz page; Value decoders available on special order.

May 16, 2004: CNR 6400 added to the generalCustom Modelling Info page and Lenz stock updated.

March 25, 2004: Athabasca kits stock list updated on On the Shelf - Kits page.

February 19, 2004: New Sylvan items added to On the Shelf - Kits page.

February 16, 2004: Westerfield prices and stock corrected.

February 4, 2004: B&M Steel Boxcar added to Other Railroads - On the Shelf page.

January 31, 2004: CPR RDC-2 #9100, C Liner #4104 and GP7 #8423 added to CPR On the Shelf page.

January 30, 2004: Lenz stock updated; Westerfield Stock updated.

January 26, 2004: Lenz LS 150 arrived; lower prices on several items due to better exchange rate!

January 3, 2004: Aero-Car lubricants, Flexi-Files and A-west Needle point applicators added to Tools page; Photo of CNR "Tempo" RS18 added to Custom Modelling Portal.

December 20, 2003: Lenz LS 150 Accessory Controller for 6 Tortoise, Kato, Bachman, etc. switch machines announced.

November 22, 2003: G Scale Page and products (Aristo Craft, LGB, Bachman, Kadee) added to Website.

October 31, 2003: Updated Lenz page; Sylvan Vehicle Kits.

October 25, 2003: Lenz page updated; CPR grain door 40' OB boxcar; CPR steel boxcars; CPR/K&P OB boxcar; CPR 65' mill gondola; Athearn Genesis 2-8-2; CNR/NT&Q OB boxcar; BoQ Rwy. & Nav. Co. 36' truss rod boxcar; New Photo of Shop; What's New page added to TLA Portal; Reservation/discount deadline for Railway Classics CNR Super Continental cars extended.

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