Services Organizations Pennsylvania Clubs West Virginia Clubs Ohio Clubs PA Hobby Shops WV Hobby Shops OH Hobby Shops Other Web Sites

If you find any corrections, updates, or additions to this site, please email with the information.


Bob South's Rerailer Hobbies

Help you get your hobby back on track. Providing expert service, repair, and upgrade of most brands and scales of model trains and r/c cars, airplanes and helicopters. 724-610-4576 or

Back to top of page


National Model Railroad Association

Organization devoted to the hobby of model railroading

Mid-Central Region, NMRA

Regional railroad association

NTRAK Modular Railroading Society

N scale group

Steel City Chapter

Railway & Locomotive Historical Society

Train Collectors Association

Collecting and operating toy, model and scale trains

Back to top of page

Pennsylvania Clubs and Societies

Allegheny Northern Model RR Club

236 Logan Avenue, Leechburg, PA 15656, 724-842-6434

Beaver County Model RR and Historical Society

416 Sixth Street, Monaca, PA 15061, 724-774-5414
Union Atlantic Railroad multi level HO scale, Tuesdays from 7:30 pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Historical Railway Society

West Pittsburg Station, 2114 Rt. 168 Box 429, West Pittsburg, PA 16160-0405
Dedicated to the preservation of railroading

Bedford Model Railroaders

773 Barclay Dr, Bedford, PA 15522, Mike Phillips 814-623-2239

Buena Vista Model RR Club

125 Conway Street, Buena Vista, PA 15018

Central Indiana Model RR Club

Rear Christ Episcapal Church, 9th and Philadelphia Streets, Indiana, PA 15701
HO DCC layout, Operations Wed 7:30 to 1:30

Clarion Area Model Railroad Club

515c Main Street, Clarion PA 16214
Railroading since 1983, with four operating layouts, N, HO, Lionel, and G scale. Wednesday nights from 7-9 p.m

Derry Station Model RR Club

928 West Fourth Ave, Derry, PA 15627, 724-694-5118

Division 2 Free-Mo HO Scale Modular Group

HO scale modular railroad, NMRA Div. 2 members, no dues

Division 2 T-Trak N-Scale Modular Group

HO scale modular railroad, NMRA Div. 2 members, no dues

HObo Model RR club

201 E. Fairview Ave, Connellsville, PA 15425, 724-736-4566
Friday night 7:00 pm, Info Contact: Ed Masciarelli

McKeesport Model Railroad Club

2209 Walnut Street, McKeesport, PA 15132, 412-664-LOCO (5626)
Mon-Yough Valley Railroad, HO scale club railroad

Mercer County Model RR Club

PO Bx 1483, Hermitage, PA 16148

Mid-Mon Valley Model Railroad Club

Contact at: 292 Salem Church Road, Belle Vernon, PA 15012, 724-379-8584
Visit at: 159 Main St., New Eagle,PA.

Ohio Valley Lines

1226 Merchant St, Ambridge, Pa, 724-266-4787
HO scale model railroad, Monday evenings 7:30-10:00

The ORNRy Bunch

The Ohio River Northern Railway Trainmen

Pittsburgh Garden Railway Society

Box 9832, Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Outdoor model railroaders

Pittsburgh S Gaugers

862 Flemington St, Pgh, PA 15217
Focus is on S scale, includes Sn3, Hirail & AF

Rochester Area Heritage Society & Model Railroad Museum

350 Adams Street, Rochester, Pa. 15074
4 permanent displays (N, HO, O, G), HO display of Rochester in early 1900's, museum with local historical items and information.

Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

5507 Lakeside Drive, Gibsonia, PA 15044, 724-444-6944
HO scale railroad museum, oldest club in Pittsburgh area

Western Pennsylvania Railroad Society

Mt Pleasant Community Center, Wabash Avenue, Hickory, PA

Yough Central Model RR Club

4910 Walnut Street, Versailles, PA 15132
Membership is open and visitors are welcome, Monday & Friday 7:30pm-?

Back to top of page

West Virginia Clubs

Appalachian Model RR Society

PO Bx 764, Ceredo, WV 25507, Steve Fulks: 304-429-2446

Central West Virgina Model RR Club

347 N Cetner Street, Bridgeport, WV 26330

Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

109 South 4th Street, Clarksburg, WV
All Gauges

Grafton Model Railroad Society

PO Box 341, Grafton, WV 26354

Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society

5000 Greenbag Road, Unit D-13, Morgantown, WV 26501, 304-284-9567
HO scale model railroad

Mountaineer Garden RR Club

24 Beaver Dr, Hurricane, WV 25526, Frank Blake

Potomac River Highlands Garden Railway Society

RT 1 Bx 122-A14, Keyser, WV 26726, Johnnie Schwartz: 304-788-3441

Back to top of page

Ohio Clubs

Ohio River Northern Railway Modelers' Association

740-635-1808, 740-635-3297
Steubenville/Martins Ferry/Wheeling Areas, meet 2 nights per Week at 2 of 5 great layouts

Sebring Model RR Club

Pennsylvania Station, 216 East Pennsylvania Ave, Sebring, OH 44672
HO scale club layout

Youngstown Model Railroad Association

751 N. Four Mile Run Rd, Austintown, OH 44515
O scale & HO scale, model railroad layouts

Back to top of page

Pennsylvania Hobby Shops

Brady's Train Outlet

1046 S. Main St, Greensburg, PA 15601,

Dick's Train House

139 Strasser Rd, Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-527-2227

Esthers Hobby Shop

219 North Ave, Milvale, PA 15209, 412-252-3280
Everything discounted 20%, everyday

Get a Hobby

575 Morgantown Road, Suite 942, Uniontown, PA 15401, 724-438-7246
Southwest PA's largest selection of O Gauge by Lionel, MTH, K-line, Atlas O and Weaver. Lots of HO & N Scale, Brio & LGB.

Grand Central Hobby

Cran Mar Plaza, 20555 Route 19, Cranberry, PA 16066, 724-776-3640
Formerly known as Cranberry Hobby Depot

Hobby Express

1713 Rt 228, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066, 724-779-2000
Located in the Cranberry Commons Shopping Center (Target/Lowes)

Imperial Train Company

450 Penn Lincoln Drive, Imperial, PA 15126, 724-695-7552

Len's Train Shop

132 Lauffer Lane (off of Mars Hill Rd), Irwin, PA 15642, 724-446-9791

Modelers' Depot

1249 National Pike (US 40), Hopwood, PA 15445, 724-438-4714
Extensive selection of HO & N, DCC systems & decoders, tools, paints & supplies.

Niedzalkoski's Train Shop

214 South Fourth St, Jeannette, PA 15644, 724-523-8035
Large selection, low prices

Oddo's Hobby Center

436 West 5th Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15132, 412-673-6336

Tailspin Hobbies

4498 Rt. 66 Bldg. 1, Apollo, PA 15613, 724-727-7223 ask for Tom
Full service hobby shop, Trains- Plastic Models- Rockets- Radio Control- Parts- Tools- Service- Accessories- & More.

Toby Tyler's Hobby Center

103 Curry Hollow Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122-2636, 412-653-5030

Underground Railroad Shoppe

1906 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA 16105, 724-652-4912

Back to top of page

West Virginia Hobby Shops

Coin & Hobby Shop

25 10th St, Wheeling, WV 26003, 304-232-8430

Fulton's Hobby Shop

2646 Chapline St, Wheeling, WV 26003, 304-233-5355

Ohio Superstar Products Inc.

204 5th St, Chester, WV 26034, 304-387-0377

Patrick's Trains

142 29th St, Wheeling, WV 26003, 304-232-0714

Back to top of page

Ohio Hobby Shops

Amer's Hobby Shop

6010 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44512, 330-758-2810

Austintown Hobbie Shop

3645 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515, 330-793-9233

Boardman Hobby Center

6820 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44512, 330-758-1522

G & M Train & Hobby

301 South 4th Street, Martins Ferry, OH 43935, 740-633-6055

T & K Hobby Shop

500 Hall Street, Bridgeport, OH 43912, 740-633-6607

Back to top of page

Other Web Sites


Indexing over 17,000 quality resources in 150 categories

World's Greatest Hobby

Your Guide to the World of Model Trains

National Retail Hobby Stores Association

Locate hobby shops by state, zip, name, etc.

The Age of Steam Roundhouse

Wishing to share with others the passion for the steam locomotive

Online Railroad Photo Database

Search through over 60,000 photos

Live Railroad Radio Communications

Scanner feeds at various locations around the country

Historic Pittsburgh Maps Collection

26 volumes, Hopkins & Warrantee Atlas maps of Pittsburgh Area 1872 - 1939

Library of Congress Map Collections

Good source for historic transportation maps

Railroad Map of Pennsylvania

Map in Adobe format dated 2001, 2.9 MB

Railroad Map of North America

Map in Adobe format dated 2001

The National Map Viewer

G.I.S. mapping at the USGS site

Google Earth

G.I.S. of the globe by Google

Google Map

Googles map page

Bing Map

Microsoft's map page

PennDOT PDF Maps

County and other maps at www.dot.state.pa.us


Index to many model train magazines

All About The Street Car, Trolley and Subways

Links to information and history

Railroad-Line Forums

Some of the best modelers in the hobby

Model Railroad & Misc, Electronics

Rob Paisley archived pages

Train Electronics.com

Dave Bodnar, Picaxe chip, and other Custom Made Electronic Devices

Hobby Partz.com

LED ribbon strip source

Fast Tracks

Printable Track Templates and other supplies

Official U.S. time

Accurate to 0.0000001 seconds