In memoriam: Keith Edwards, founder of Micro-Trains Line Co.
Keith Edwards founded Micro-Trains Line Co. to focus on N scale and Z scale model trains
July 27, 2012
The founder of Micro-Trains Line Co., Keith Edwards, passed away on July 26, 2012, of natural causes at age 91. Along with his twin brother, Keith founded the original Kadee Quality Products Co. In 1990 he incorporated the Micro-Trains Line Co. to focus his time, interest, and resources on N and Z scale model trains. He and his brother also developed the Magne-Matic coupling system, which is used in every model railroading scale. Edwards retired in 2000.
Keith Edwards was the founder of Micro-Trains Line Co., a manufacturer of N scale and Z scale model railroad products.
"Keith inspired all of us at Micro-Trains with his selfless passion for the hobby and business," said Eric D. Smith, CEO/President of Micro-Trains Line Co., "Micro-Trains employees and his family will miss him so very much. Keith was a true pioneer in the world of model railroading."