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Lionel Legacy Homepage
Lionel is celebrating
over 100 years in
the toy train industry! Lionel was the first O gauge manufacturer to
introduce Command Control using their TMCC system and now Legacy
Electric Trains also known as Mike's Train
House. MTH is celebrating 25 years! Click on the DCS remote to go to the
Protosound2 web site for information on DCS! Click on the
Corporation Logo to experience an exciting new venture between Lionel and MTH!
Foster of MTH tells us about the Pittsburgh Regional Products!
from October 2002
by Bachmann Trains. They are producing the classics from your childhood!
is now in the O Gauge market. Atlas is producing a variety of
engines, rolling stock, and track!
is still producing some product here in the
Toy Trains! Speaking of Made in the U.S.A! Check out the military
flats! Definitely the place to go when it's time for the military to
mobilize on your layout! So much more for your layout! Make sure you
browse the entire site!
great place to buy some of the BEST O Gauge Trolleys. You
can buy a basic trolley or add sounds and other options. I don't
think you'll find a better Trolley for your layout!
layout needs a population! These folks produce some great figures
to make your population expand!
Electric Railroad Company is offering Lionel TMCC upgrades as well.
And now they are just releasing a Cruise Commander which is a tachless speed
control board. Jon keeps coming out with some great ideas. Check out
Lionel Consumer Catalog Digital Archive
Systems Ltd., Inc. has created a truly remarkable product that will bring back
the memories of Lionel's past. Catalogs from Lionel's Post War Era are
back in digital form.
Mega-Steam Smoke Fluid... Great scents and great smoke!
Model Railroading Products
flagship product, Brennan's Better Ballast, was born out of a
quest to find a "better" ballast than any of the commercially
available products. Since its introduction in 1997, the product line has
expanded to include Brennan's Natural Ground Cover materials, two
Weathering Sets, and the ultra- realistic Chain Link Fence Kit and the
Industrial Wooden Fence Kit.
of the leading O-gauge magazines. From here
you can join the OGR forum. It gets a bit crazy
sometimes but it is well moderated and you will have access to years of
Toy Trains experience. OGR Forum was going to initiate a "Pay
to Post" policy but the folks above decided to sponsor the board
instead. Be sure to visit them to say THANKS!
A magazine for O and S gauge
railroaders. Join the Classic Toy Trains Forum for more information,
pictures and Train discussion! This forum has gained some steam
and is another great community to belong to.
ModelTrainJournal Forum... This another forum full of
information, fun and trains! A little less moderated than the
other forums but still full of great information. Don't forget
once there to click on the Header to be taken to the main site!
There is a separate section to discuss more grownup and off topic threads
Train Collectors Association is one of the oldest Train Clubs
today. The membership holds a wealth of information.
Toy Trains.Info has a great site and
links to many clubs including the TCA
A very pro Lionel page, but explains
and demos Command Control.
Pittsburgh's Carnegie Science Center Miniature
Railroad and Village. Worth the Trip.
Some really cool train graphics for
web pages. You'll see some here. You'll notice the Southern 2356 on the home
page and the Santa Fe below ! You can also click on the Santa Fe or the Hudson
up top to go to
Horizontal Rules! Please do not use the images from my site! Get them via
Horizontal Rules as they prefer a link to the site in exchange for the use of
is a gentleman that I met via the OGR Forum. His layout is very large and inspiring.
Will is also part of the group that puts on the Legacy User's Gathering at
York. I consider him one of my closest friends in O Gauge
railroading. Check out this amazing layout!
Norm's Train Pages
Norm Charbonneau has
a very cool O Gauge site. It was he that inspired my Phantom Purchase!
has been posting his projects on the MTJ Forum and he does some really nice
work. His web page has a ton of ideas and pictures that are sure to
inspire. Take a look!
folks this is the place for all your Lionel Transformer Questions! Kent
has accumulated a great deal of information on all your favorite Lionel
transformers. Check out the blog and photo albums too!
Tuveson's great S Gauge Empire and a load of TMCC information. Carl really
has a good grasp on TMCC and it is definitely worth a look!
is a very talented young man who has taken O-Gauge by storm. Already
published in OGR Magazine, Max is well on his way to being the future of our
hobby! Check out his page for some great articles!
Larry LaJambe's Erehwon and
Saguaro Railroad.. Larry modeled his layout after the Southwestern United
States. Some might find this odd from a Great White Northerner but Larry
has gotten it perfect!
City 3 Railers
friend's Hi Railer Club site that I met through the CompuServe TrainNet
Forum. Make sure you take a look at Rich Gonzales's site in the
sites photo album. A cool attic type layout!
Shrock's O-Gauge Layout
great pictures, information and insight into a fellow Model Railroader's
Layout. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions as well.
Number 6 is my favorite.
Glancy Modular Train Club. A great deal of information, multi-media
and pictures on this site. Definitely one of my favorites! Check it
out! You will not be disappointed.
The Story / Lionel
look at Lionel's Super O track System by Michael Spanier. If Super
O is your bag then I beg you to take a look! And if Super O is not
your thing take a look anyways!
Pennsy Home Page.
love pages like this that give actual information on Real Trains.
They can help create a realistic scene on your pike!
Trek New Voyages. A fan site that is extending the original 3 year run
into the next season in original web episodes available for download! Lots
of guest stars from the original series.
a few of the real Trains Corporation's Websites...
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