NNG August Feature
Recently I had the excellent fortune to showcase what I do here at Leadville Designs as part of the August 2021 NNG Zoom Event. You can watch the presentation on YouTube here:
St. Charles UPD&G/C&S Boxcars Coming this November! Pre-order yours NOW!
Available now for pre-order for delivery early November, the 3' gauge Type 1 boxcar as delivered to the UPD&G in 1898 that soon found themselves lettered for early C&S. Available in HO, S, and O of course. Each kit for either style includes lettering specific to UPD&G and C&S. These cars have the pre Safety appliance act hardware and early door configurations. Kits comprise the finest laser cut woods, injected and printed details, exclusive etched brass hardware, wire lettering etc. resplendent with full interior detail.
C&S Stock car as Delivered in O, S, and HO -only a few left!
Just letting folks know that these kits will soon be sold out. This version accurately represents the cars as delivered in 1900. All new hardware and lettering with completely altered framing and safety appliances. A limited run kit so get you order in now!
New this Fall! The AC&F 30' Boxcar in HO, S, and O!
Available now for pre-order for delivery early October, the classic 3' gauge Type 1 boxcar as seen on the RGS, C&S, F&CC, and NCNG. While similar, the RGS/C&S version is not the same as the F&CC/NCNG version. Each kit for either style includes lettering specific to RGS & C&S -or- F&CC & NCNG. Of course these kits are available in HO, S, and O. Kits comprise the finest laser cut woods, injected and printed details, exclusive etched brass hardware, wire lettering etc. resplendent with full interior detail. Truly a classic car!
New this Fall in VERY limted numbers: On30 FCM 30' Boxcar kit!
A very unique proto On30 kit for the FCM. This fabulous car has a plug door and an arched corrugated iron roof! How cool is that? The kit comprises laser cut woods, injected and printed details, exclusive etched details and a complete lettering set. Don't miss out!
D&RGW Bunk Car 04965 New Tracks Build Along Project!
Let's get building! Coming early this Fall, we are pleased to participate in this excellent program where folks can build a kit along with a master builder. So if you ever wanted to try a craftsman kit but had cold feet, this program is for you!
Introducing Finescale Trains
Coming Fall 2021 is our new line of business that will focus on mainline standard gauge trains during that classic transition era. You can look forward to exciting rolling stock kits in N and HO that leverage cutting edge manufacturing technologies including photo etched and printed components. Stay tuned for more news!
We are Leadville Designs, your boutique supplier of finescale models. Our goal is to provide the finest model railroad products in all scales. Using the latest computer driven technologies, our products are designed and virtually tested in 2D or 3D CAD environments extensively before being made available. All our products are based on builder’s blue prints, library sourced data, and photo resources. If any of this sounds familiar, it should! Leadville Designs is a spinoff of The Leadville Shops and is piloted by Bill Meredith.
All of our products are domestically produced and sourced using only the finest materials and suppliers.
Welcome to our site. We are sure you will find something that will catch your attention. We are passionate about trains; just like you.
We produce our own decal lettering for our products. We offer custom lettering to those who may need something special...
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