The Bookstore Is Open

The new page for the OST Publications Bookstore is now live. I hope you enjoy the experience. I’m happy to now offer USPS Flat Rate Priority shipping for anywhere in the 50 states. International orders are still shipped via First Class International. Please do...

What Do You Choose To See?

Way back at the beginning of the blog I posted a series titled: What Do You See? A better title might have been: What Do You Choose To See?* Look at the photo below and consider what you see in it. An operations enthusiast might see a clear track with nothing in his...

Changes Coming To The Site

I want to let you know about some changes coming soon to the website. The most significant one is to the OST Store, which will be known as the OST Publications Bookstore from now on. I’ve been using a program called osCommerce for the exsisting store. osCommerce...

Where Can I Find O Scale Stuff?

Looking around most hobby shops or stores that carry model trains it’s easy to think that three-rail (or 3-rail as I learned while at O Scale Trains Magazine) is the only thing available for quarter-inch scale. Ask about two-rail or P48 and you are likely to get a...