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JohnY
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Riding Rail Kits

Post by JohnY » Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:40 am

Anyone know what is going on with Riding Rail Kits? I emailed the owner and asked about his situation but the email bounced.

JohnY

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SZuiderveen
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Post by SZuiderveen » Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:49 am

I have no direct knowlege, but press reports about his wife (cartoonist Lynn Johnston) indicate that the family is going through divorce at this time; and that may make business difficult for a while. . . .

Steve

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johnder
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Riding Rail Kits

Post by johnder » Wed Sep 03, 2008 10:06 am

I just talked to Rod at Riding Rail Kits last week. I too tried to e-mail him about so things but had better luck with a phone call. I called him Tuesday morning and got a response by Tuesday afternoon. Hope this helps.

A newbie to the board...
John DeRosa :D

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Dick_Morris
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Post by Dick_Morris » Thu Sep 04, 2008 2:00 am

Part of a reply that Howard Gorin posted to a question on Riding Rails on the Live Steamers email list -
For what little it is worth, I purchased the 1.5 " Scale line.

The Mosley developed Pyle-National turbogenerator and headlight as
well as a bell that can be supplied for top or front mount.

JamesCNR
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Re: Riding Rail Kits

Post by JamesCNR » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:07 pm

Does anyone know where to buy ride on the trains in Canada now?

Howard Gorin
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Re: Riding Rail Kits

Post by Howard Gorin » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:13 am

"where to buy ride on the trains in Canada now?"
I do not understand the meaning of what JamesCNR wrote.

Kimball McGinley
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Re: Riding Rail Kits

Post by Kimball McGinley » Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:43 pm

Iron Pony was started by Mike and Joe Devlin on Anaheim CA. I know Mike. They sold it off to Canadian Rod Johnston, who changed the name to "Riding Rail Kits", and ran it for a while. Eventually he abandoned it and just let it die...

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