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Model Train Stores

There are many places to buy model trains and associated materials. Most model train stores  and model railroad hobby shops sell the following items:

(1) model railroad/railway track

(2) model railway locomotives

(3) model train transformers

(4)  model train parts such as wheels, motors, and misc hardware

(5)  model train accessories such as signal systems, lights, buildings, etc.

(6)  model railroad supplies such as scenic materials

(7)  scale model trains such as complete sets, locomotives, freight and passenger cars

(8)  model train kits for freight and passenger cars and building kits

(9) model railroad wiring

(10) model railroad software

(11) model railroad magazines

(12) model power trains

(13) discount model trains

(14) model railroad construction books and advertisements for professionally built layouts

(15) electric model trains

(16) model railroad books

(17) model railroad videos

(18) dcc model railroad devices

(19) model train magazines

(20) model railroads layouts on exhibit

(21) Equipment from several model train manufacturers

(22) model railroad display cases

(23) model railroad tools and parts

(24)  model railroad dioramas

(25) model train sets

(26) ho scale model trains

(27) g scale model trains

(28) n gauge model trains

(29) o scale model trains

Model Train Manufacturers

There are many manufacturers of model railroad sets and equipment. Refer to the table below for a listing of the most popular brands vs the scales they manufacture. The following  listing  discusses  attributes of each.

Aristo-Craft Trains of  Irvington, N.J. is a G-scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

Athearn of  Long Beach, CA Atlas Model Railroad Co. manufactures all scale steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

Atlas Model Railroad Co. of  Hillside, NJ is an HO and N-scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

Atlas O LLC of  Hillside, NJ is a O-scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

Bachmann of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is an HO, N and G Scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

Broadway Limited Imports of Ormond Beach, FL is an HO and N-scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

Kato USA Inc of  Schaumburg, IL is an HO and N-scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories

LGB of America of San Diego, CA is a G-scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories

Life-Like Products, Inc. is now owned by Walthers, Inc of Baltimore Maryland which manufactures Life-Like steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories for HO, N, O, and G Scales.

Lionel of Chesterfield, MI is an O, S and G Scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

Micro Trains Line of Talent, OR is an N and Z Scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories

Model Die Casting, Inc. of Carson City,  NV is an HO, N and G Scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories, under the Roundhouse name.

MTH Trains of of Columbia, Maryland is an O and HO Scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

USA Trains of Malden, MA is a G Scale manufacturer of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

Walthers, Inc of Milwaukee, WI is an G, O, S, HO, N, and Z Scale Scale manufacturer and/or distributor of steam, diesel, passenger and  freight cars and associated accessories.

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