Model Railroad Trains in all sizes and scales have been our specialty, since 1951.

All  models in O, HO, N, and Z scale by: The Coach Yard, Overland Models, Key Imports, PSC , Division Point, and AZL are always in stock.

Looking for Lionel, MTH, Athearn, Kato, BLMA, InterMountain, Tangent, Fox Valley, Atlas, Marklin, Micro-Trains; you have found your source!  

The Website has a complete catalog of new, out of production, or very unique model train items.

For more information:  Visit, Call, Fax or Email us.

  • The “Original Whistle Stop” 2017: Alex, Bill, Judy, Fred, Jerry, Martin, Tom, Tina, Dennis, Sandra, Juan, Val
  • Keep calm … Love a railroad man!
  • “To travel by train is to take a journey into yourself”
  • The only way to do great work … is to love what you do. (
  • Is it in the ‘jeans” or in the “genes”? (Fred with granddaughter, Natalie)
  • If your train of thought seems to be going nowhere … switch tracks!
  • Who wants to go to The Original Whistle Stop?
  • Driving the train does not set its course. The real job is in laying the tracks!
  • Train travel is the best way to be lost and found all at the same time!
  • “Full Steam Ahead” Everyone wants to go to “The Original Whistle Stop”
  • "Where imagination - exploration - and inspiration come to life". (j.hill)


“Spring Cleaning” at the “Stop”.
We discovered a lot of Athearn “blue box” kits, Model Die casting, and other collectable kits . These have been assembled and have the original boxes.
Take a look at the photos . We will be placing these on the shelves Monday – April 2.
Stop on by or call the store – They won’t last long !
We also have two new books – The SPH&TS – “Photo Bob” album and a new book from Union Terminal Publishing on “Line cars of the Southern Pacific” – available now.


















School: Los Angeles Film School. Film Crew:  Tania Sinclair, Jorge Gomez and Oscar Fernandez Baca. Award:  Second Place in the Spanish Festival: “Showing Film Awards”.



Outstanding Contribution Award.

 For recognition and appreciation to the preservation of the Brass Model Train Industry.



We would love to see your layouts, pictures, and hear your railroad thoughts …

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