O Scale Hall of Fame Candidate Criteria

The following is the criteria for consideration of candidates for the O Scale Hall of Fame. This criterion should be centered around those whom were early adopters, promoters and persistent proponents of 2-rail O scale (including outside third rail) either as individuals or groups as well as those who are currently involved and having an impact on the 2-rail O scale hobby today.

  • Has the individual manufactured or imported any products that have greatly impacted the 2-rail O scale hobby?
  • Has the individual developed any significant standards that have been adopted and are currently in use in the 2-rail O scale hobby?
  • the individual been influential in organizing significant clubs, groups or shows that continue to support the 2-rail O scale hobby?
  • Has the individual shared knowledge freely in order to aid or assist others in the 2-rail O scale hobby

The following individuals have been inducted into the O Scale Hall of Fame
for their contributions to the development and history of 2 rail O scale modeling.
Adams, Lindsey L.
Alexander, Edwin P.
Armitage, Al
Armstrong, John
Athearn, Irvin
Auel, Carl
Bechtold, Bruce C.
Blackburn, Dr. Howard
Buckhart, Norm
Canter, Jamesᅠ
Clemens, John
Clouser, Bill
Colson, Bob
Cronkhite, Minton
Cross, Lou
Donnelley, Elliott
Dressler, Tom
Duddy, Ed
Eichman, John
Ellis, Roland
Ellison, Frank
Fischer, Joe
Foehrkolb, Joeᅠ
Giannovario, Joseph A.
Grandt, Clifford D.
Gray, Max
Haedrich, Thomas W.
Harper, James
Hegge, Bob
Heier, Greg
Henon, Dan
Henry, Ken
Hill, Mike
Joiner, Lorrel
Jones, Vane
Kamalyan, Levon John
Keil, John
Kleinschmidt, Stu
Lenoir, Bill J.
Lobaugh, Rollinᅠ
Lorenzen, Jan
Mann, Scott
Mann, Mort
Marsh, Tomᅠ
Meyer, Richard Louis
Miller, Rod
Mucci, Pat
O'Connell, Mike
Piccirillo, Tom
Pope, Bill
Raas, Jean
Schnepf, Schnepf
Smith, John
Smith, Bob
Sofue, Kimpei
Staufer, Alvin F.
Stepek, Thaddeus (Ted)
Stevenson, Bob
Terrance, Terry
Thornburgh, Mel
Vaughn, David
Waddington, Dave
Wagner, Robert
Wagner, Richard M. (Rich)
Wallace, George
Walthers, William K.
Waterman, Vince
Weaver, James J.
Weaver, Bob
Whelove, Bob
White, Jerry
Wolfer, Billᅠ
Yoder, Rich
Yorke, Thomas A.