The Original Whistle Stop has for years found fun while supporting Community Softball Leagues and Local Events. Today was no different, as St. Elizabeth Church/School in Altadena, asked Fred to bring his Porsche Speedster to their Annual Car Show. Taking giveaway Railroad hats, candy and 10% off Christmas Train Set Coupons … as you can […]

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The Original Whistle Stop Great Gifts for the Railroad Man in Your Life! We stock everything from Brass Trains to plastic and kit Models, DCC and Track, Parts, Books, Magazines, one of kind Memorabilia and much more.   Plus … we are the ONLY ones who will guarantee our products and provide outstanding customer and repair service!  Gift Certificates are also always available for […]


Summer is here – School is out  – Graduations are taking place and it’s time for Baseball! The Original Whistle Stop is proud to continue our tradition of sponsoring a baseball team. This 2019 season, we chose the Sierra Madre Girls Softball Association. Our team is “6U Red Hot Chili Peppers “ – win all […]

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Happy Friday We wanted to share a great video produced by Retail Archeology. This group travels the country to explore and seek out retail history establishments and retro games & toys. They found us and asked to do a video of our one-of-a-kind, unique store. Enjoy. ———————————————————— ============================================================ Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved. Our […]

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Touched by the Thank You from 5th Graders. A teacher from Walden School in Pasadena stopped in the Whistle Stop one day, asking if her class of 5th graders could come in and interview me for their project they were doing on small businesses. It was surprising to see her face – shocked – when […]

Read More → Sharing the STOP Business Secrets with some enthusiastic 5th graders!