Model Railroading Links

DCC and Electronics:

Aztec Trains - Maker of custom-ground N-scale frames (decoder friendly) and other cool accessories

Berkshire Junction - Working traffic lights, among other things

CVP Products - Makers of a fine DCC system

Dallee Electronics - Signal systems and other gizmos

Digitrax, Inc - A manufacturer of popular DCC hardware and decoders

JMRI - DCC computer interface freeware

Lenz - A European DCC manufacturer. Decent decoders with a great warranty and a very nice DCC system

Miller Engineering - Neon signs and other cool electronic widgets

Miniatronics - Lighting and other interesting electronic wizardry

Model Rectifier Corp - Can that name be any more 1920's? Powerpacks, decoders and a DCC system

NJ International - Signals and other electronic doodads

North Raleigh Model RR Club - Decoder installation instructions galore (and more)

Northwest Short Lines - Replacement motors, gears and wheelsets for N-scale locos

Richmond Controls - Custom lighting accessories

Soundtraxx - DCC sound products

Southern Digital - A great source for decoders

Train Control Systems - Decoder manufacturer

Model Manufacturers:

Accurail - Manufacturer of couplers, trucks, etc.

Alkem Scale Models - Manufacturer of assorted detail parts

American Model Builders - Laser-Cut wooden structure kits

Aspenmodel, Inc. - Manufacturer of brass locomotives, etc

Athearn - Old school modelling company has taken the plunge into N scale

Atlas Railroad Co - The best American model railroading manufacturer!

Bachmann Trains - They used to sell cheap junk, but seem to be trying harder these days

Blair Line - Manufacturer of wooden structure kits (among other things)

Bowser - Freight car manufacturer

Branchline Trains - Manufacturer of wooden structure kits

Caboose Industries - Ground throw manufacturer

Centerline Products - They make decent track cleaning cars

Chooch Enterprises - Scenery details

Con-Cor - Expensive products of improving quality

Deluxe Innovations - Rolling stock and more

Downtown Deco - Plaster building models

ExactRail - Freight cars

Fox Valley Models - Freight cars (amongst other things)

GHQ Models - Manufacturer of pewter locomotive kits, vehicles, etc

Gold Medal Models - Manufacturer of a wide array of detail parts

Intermountain - Manufacturer of locomotives and rolling stock

Kato - Great locomotives!

Ken Ray Models - Steel mill freight car kits

Micro-Trains Line - Get your coupler conversion info here

Model Tech Studios - Low-profile background structure kits, among other things

N Scale Addict - Shapeways shop includes modern grain trucks and other ag machinary

Overland Models, Inc. - Brass locomotive importer

Peco - Track manufacturer

Plastruct - Interesting detail parts, including a nice selection of street lights

Precision Craft Models / Broadway Ltd - Another N scale locomotive manufacturer enters the fray

Red Caboose - Manufacturer of rolling stock and Unimate knuckle couplers

Republic Locomotive Works - Wooden building kits, among other things

Rix Products - Manufacturer of structure kits

Sylvan Scale Models - Boat specialist

Tichy Train Group - Freight car kits and parts

TrainCat - Freight car kits and more

Hobbycraft/True Line Trains - Specializes in small runs of Canadian liveried locomotives


Feather River Train Shop - N scale specialist (and a B&M store, so you can get Athearn stuff there)

The N Scale Division - N scale specialist

Model Train Stuff - Great prices, great service, nice website

Walthers - The best online catalog there is - not cheap, though

Fifer Hobby Supply - N Scale specialist

Scenery, etc:

Bragdon Enterprises - Manufacturers of a great line of weathering products

Midwest Products - Manufacturer of cork roadbed, among other things

Woodland Scenics - Manufacturer of amazing layout construction and scenery products

Scenic Express - Manufacturer of scenery products


George Irwin's A1G journal - Everything you ever wanted to know about early Atlas rolling stock

Doug Gosha's A1G journal - Everything you ever wanted to know about early Atlas motive power

Aero-Car Hobby Lubricants - Lubricants and track cleaning products

Carney Plastics - Model display shelves

Diesel Chronology - A chronological listing of prototype diesel locomotives

Fred Klein - N scale passenger car reference

Passenger Car Photo Index - Jerry LaBoda's passenger car reference site

Micro-Mark - Decal paper manufacturer

NMRA - They set the standards that rule our lives

Train Magazine Index - Huge searchable index of model railroad magazine articles

UMTRR - George Irwin's "Unofficial Micro-Trains Release Report"

N Scale Vehicle Association - N scale vehicle reference

HO Seeker - Assorted N scale literature (locomotive parts diagrams, etc)

N Scale Database - Database of European N scale models (extensive, but all in German)

Arnold Replacement Parts - Lots of information about old N scale locomotives, including parts diagrams (but again, all in German)

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