Bi-Weekly Yardmaster Update 15

To our Blog Contributors, Followers, and OS2R Community, 

We have done it. O Scale Central™ (oscalecentral.com) and the O Scale Network of websites launched on January 1, 2021. We are proud of the product and believe it provides a real service to the OS2R community. This project has gone from plan to peer-review to published project in less than 9 months. Thanks to all of the Blog posters and others who have contributed to this project. It will continue to be open to peer review and respond to the changing needs of our modeling community. I invite all of you to look at the websites and Contact Us if you have suggestions, questions, comments or concerns.

OS2R News

All Nation Returns!

John Wubbel announces his acquisition of the All Nation line of parts and kits. He intends to continue producing these parts under their original part numbers for the O Scale community. Product will become available through his site as the parts are cataloged and listed (https://johnwubbel.com/HobbyShopWindow.html). Check back for updates. Contact John Wubbel at jwubbel@gmail.com.

The Passing of Mike Crandall

We are sorry to report the passing of Mike Crandall.  Mike was an extraordinary modeler in O Scale.  He was also an important member of the Stamford Model Railroad Club.  He surely will be missed in the O Scale Community.

O Scale Kings

O Scale Kings (https://oscalekings.org/WP/) has new officers effective January 1, 2021. David Vaughn is the new President, Nick Bulgarino is the new secretary and Mike Walter will continue in his role as a member of the Board of Directors. OSK members have voted to add two additional Board Members, as well as transitioning to electronic voting for future elections.

O Scale National Convention

Layout tours and leaders of the Denver 2021 Nation Convention have been updated on the O Scale National website. Please visit (https://oscalenational.com/) for more information.

O Scale Central Updates

O Scale Central™ will start moving news and events to the O Scale Info™ website. The 2021 Train Shows column on the blog has been moved to O Scale Info OS2R Events (https://oscaleinfo.com/WP/events/). As always, if we missed a show or event, now including club open houses, please Contact Us.

The News page on O Scale Info™ is being developed. News will continue to be posted on this Blog in the meantime.

We are still developing material for the websites, particularly O Scale Info™ (https://oscaleinfo.com/WP/) and O Scale National (https://oscalenational.com/).

O Scale Info™ will be getting a “Switching from Small Scales” guide, which we intend to have out next week for peer review. If you have suggestions on how to get into OS2R from HO, N and smaller, please Contact Us.

Stay safe and Run Trains!

The OSC Team

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