Re: Rogue Locomotive Works
- Re: Rogue Locomotive Works
According to our sources:
Rogue is no longer producing locomotives nor taking new orders. Prepaid
orders for the Dash 8 are to be filled by the Korean manufacturer. It seems
that all outstanding paid GP38 orders have been filled. The owner of the
company is negociating the sale of the company assets and, if successful,
the new owner may continue production of the line. The Dash 9 is not in
As for the ads that we continue to see, most print media require 3 month
minimum copy deadlines. The Rogue ads were likely placed to be run for a
certain contracted time frame.
You can always try to place an order and see what happens.
Regards to all,
Val Ease Central Railroad
>Subject: Re: [z_scale] Day 3 Report from the NTS
>Date: Tue, 7 Sep 1999 12:19:41 EDT
>In a message dated 9/7/1999 3:42:13 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
><< We commiserated over the premature demise of Rogue Locomotive Works
> and we wish Bob Bouchard a rapid return to health. >>
> This is the 2nd time I've heard about the demise of Rogue Loco works.
>However, I continue to see their ads, e.g., NMRA Bulletin, July 1999, p.
>So, is it or isn't it gone ? I too send Bob Bouchard wishes for a rapid
>return to good health.