Final Edition of Railroad Explorer is here!

One of the finest railroad photo magazines has reached it’s end, Railroad Explorer . I guess all good things will come to an end, but I will miss the excellent photography this magazine offered.  50 pages of color photos  . Features include – Southern Indiana, Guilford – The Early Days, Street Running  in the Monongahela Valley, plus more. order  here –

OPEN HOUSE on the Western Maryland Rwy.

On Saturday November 11, 2017 I will have my layout OPEN to the public.  I model the Western Maryland Rwy. in HO scale. It is a basement size layout that is double deck.  If you missed it during our OPEN HOUSE now would be a great day to stop in and see all the changes that have been made over the years. My layout will be open on Saturday from 11:00 am till 4:00 pm.  Everyone is welcome.  The address is 15015 Buchanan Trail East, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, the entrance to the railroad is at the rear of the house.  It is not handicap accessible.   I’m opening my doors in cooperation with the National Model Railroad Tours that happen very November.  For more information go to –

And make sure you stop by the store which is just across the street and check out ALL of the NEW products.

OPEN HOUSE and Layout Tours, September 16 &17, 2017

It’s that time of year again, and to kick off this year model railroad season we have our annual SALE and Layout Tours.  SALE is Saturday and Sunday, TAKE an EXTRA 10% OFF everything in the store, (excludes consignment items).  As for the layout tours we have about 25 model railroads that will be open for your viewing pleasure. They range from N to G scales, some are club layouts, most are home layouts, most are inside, but the G scale ones are outside.   Remember doors OPEN Saturday morning at 9:00 AM, and Sunday at 12:00 PM.  Tours are free, coffee and donuts are FREE, and SALE Prices are GREAT.  Stop by and visit us any day we are open seven days a week.

Extra 242 arriving in West York, Lincoln Yard.

Trains & Railroads of the Past (TRP) Issue #11 has arrived

Features a GREAT article on the Chessie System Program from the 70’s and 80’s.  The stars were Reading 2101, and C&O 614.  More stars can be seen in the article about circus trains by Janie Serensits, which includes shots of the last north bound Ringling Bros. train, an End of an Era. Plus many more great photos.  On SALE now! To order Click –

NEW from City Classic’s- Store Front Interiors

Now in Stock a very limited number of photo interiors for the HO Scale City Classic buildings. We have single packs that will complete one building or four packs which will complete a total of 4 building interiors. To see ALL the City Classic products in stock click on this link – HERE!

Below are just 2 samples of the many interiors available.  But order today as supplies are very limited and it could be months before we get another shipment.


 The latest in a long line of cyclopedia’s has arrived.  It contains addendum’s, corrections, and additional photographs for Volumes #1 through #33.   193 pages just loaded with black and white photos, data, drawing and much more.  ONLY $53.99 each
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