Category Archives: Industry News

Model Railroading is “steaming back to life” during the coronavirus pandemic

A story recently reported April 5 by CNN.  When Larry Ginsberg began working from his New Jersey home last week due to the coronavirus pandemic, he never expected a faint smell of smoke and the sound of a roaring locomotive to emanate from his basement. The sound and smell were from a beloved model train set […]

NOW IS THE TIME!

Let’s see, Day 7 in California … you have officially cleaned off your work bench, re-arranged your tools, organized all the kits and alphabetized your books, now what? Remember that corner you wanted to do something with?  The space you saved for your railroad …that you would someday work on? There will be no better time […]

TOWS – HOURS OF OPERATION (revised)

In accordance with guidelines for city and county free standing business operations – approved sanitation materials will be on hand … and we will adhere to social distancing practices … one person will be allowed in the store at a time.   The Original Whistle Stop will be open but will operate with limited store hours. […]

LUCK OF THE IRISH AT THE WHISTLE STOP!

This St. Patrick’s Day … it is a wonderful, and appreciative reminder that the labor required to build the Transcontinental Railroad, were mainly Irish immigrants. With families and children home these next few weeks, now is a great time to get involved in a hobby that brings back memories of historical times in our country’s history and […]