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Manufacturers

 

                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 Control!

 

          

 MTH 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 

Lionel Corporation Logo to experience an exciting new venture between Lionel and MTH!

Rich Foster of MTH tells us about the  Pittsburgh Regional Products! from October 2002

 

 

 

William's  by Bachmann Trains.  They are producing the classics from your childhood!

 

Atlas is now in the O Gauge market.  Atlas is producing a variety of engines, rolling stock, and track!

 

Weaver is still producing some product here in the states!  

 

Geller 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!

 

A 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!

 

Every layout needs a population!  These folks produce some great figures to make your population expand!

 

 

The 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 the website!

 

HSL Lionel Consumer Catalog Digital Archive

Hybrid 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.  

 

JT's Mega-Steam Smoke Fluid... Great scents and great smoke!

 

Brennan's Model Railroading Products

Dennis's  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.

 

 

Magazines and Forums   

 

 

         

One 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.

 

 

The 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 too!  

 

 

 

Cool Train Sites!

 

 

 

    Train Collectors Association

The 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 them!

 

 

 

 

 

Personal  and Club Sites

 

 

Will Allen's  DuckunderTerminalRailway

Will 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! 

 

Al Z's Train Pages

Al 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!

 

   Tranz4mrs Home Page

Hey 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!

 

Carl's S Gauge Empire

Carl 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!

 

  Max's Trains

Max 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!

 

 

Bluff City 3 Railers

A 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!

 

 

  Joe Shrock's O-Gauge Layout

Some 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.

 

 

 

The 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 "Super-0" Track

A great 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!

 

 

Rob's Pennsy Home Page.

I love pages like this that give actual information on Real Trains.  They can help create a realistic scene on your pike!

 

 

Star 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.

 

 

 

 

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