Good news! White River Productions (WRP) has acquired Railroad Model Craftsman and Railfan & Railroad from Carstens, effective Sept. 1.
According to a press release posted by WRP, the deal was concluded August 28.
Carstens Publications’ final issues of the two titles are the June issues; future issues will be produced by WRP. Staff assignments for the two publications have not yet been finalized.
Existing subscriptions to the two magazines will be honored and fulfilled by WRP.
Included in the agreement is the Books Division of Carstens Publications, which will continue under WRP.
Other magazines produced by WRP include Passenger Train Journal, Railroads Illustrated, Model Railroad News and The Railroad Press.