S-scale Resources: Decals

These companies and individuals offer S-scale decals and/or dry-transfers. Note that some may not explicitly list S-scale versions on their web site. If they are listed on this page, they have produced, or have indicated that they will produce, S-scale versions of the decals they list for other scales.

Contact person: webmaster

Action Farm Toys (click for web site)

Retailer. Carries farm equipment and implements, automobiles, 18-wheelers, garbage truck.

Decals: structures & scenery

(last reviewed: April 20, 2017)

Allegheny Scale Models (click for web site)

This company specializes in out-of-production brass, ready-to-run models, and craftsman kits. They carry a fluctuating inventory of S-scale products.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock, structures & scenery

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Archer Fine Transfers (click for web site)

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Bare Metal Foil (click for web site)

The company offers bare-metal foils that can be applied to scale vehicles and other uses. They also sell mold-making and casting materials, and decal film.

Decals: automobiles

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Black Cat Publishing (click for web site)

Canadian-prototype decals for locomotives and rolling stock.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Blair Line, LLC (click for web site)

Although none of their products are specifically designed for S-scale, the company claims that their HO-scale signs and graffiti decals work just fine for S-scale.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Cedarleaf Custom Railroad Decals (click for web site)

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Clover House (click for web site)

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock, structures & scenery

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Dan's Resin Casting (click for web site)

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Dave's Decals (click for web site)

Decals: structures & scenery

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Des Plaines Hobbies (click for web site)

This company is one of the main suppliers and manufacturer of S-scale products. They are the owners of the S Scale American product line.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

East West Rail Service (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: March 20, 2017)

Echo Mountain Imports, Inc (click for web site)

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Graphics on Demand (click for web site)

Any of the decals shown on the web site can be produced in S-scale.

Decals: automobiles

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Great Decals! (click for web site)

In addition to many decals, they also manufacture a coupler-height gauge, specifically designed for the Kadee-style couplers (also, optionally, verifies the pin is in the correct position).

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: June 03, 2017)

Henning's Trains (click for web site)

Retailer that carries some current Lionel and MTH products. Also carries Kadee S-scale couplers.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: April 29, 2017)

Herald King (click for web site)

Almost all decals listed can be made for S-scale. Just ask.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Highball Graphics (click for web site)

They don't list S-scale specifically, but contact them to ask about S-scale. They specialize in New England and Canadian railroads.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Howard's Hobby (click for web site)

License plates for automobiles.

Decals: automobiles

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Internet Trains (click for web site)

Retailer.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Mask Island Decals (click for web site)

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Model Railroad Warehouse (click for web site)

The company manufactures an eclectic collection of S-scale products, namely interurbans, brass Brill 55, Wabash Valley F7 shells, troop-car sleeper parts, C&O troop sleeper, Indiana Service decals, and brick structural sheets, corrugated iron sheets, and factory walls.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: September 30, 2016)

Model Tech Studios (click for web site)

The company continuously comes out with new S-scale products. One side note, they produce a number of thin-profile backdrop buildings. Many of their products are pre-painted and weathered.

Decals: structures & scenery

(last reviewed: October 23, 2016)

Modeltruckin' (click for web site)

Decals: automobiles

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Mount Vernon Shops (click for web site)

Any HO-scale decals can be made in S-scale. Reasonable prices, and usually no minimum order.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: September 05, 2016)

OBS-CALS (John Hagen)

sprinthag@yahoo.com

S-scale versions of the decals are available upon request.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 07, 2016)

Ozark Miniatures (click for web site)

Ozark Miniatures bought the CDS transfers product line when CDS closed up shop.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

P-B-L (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. P-B-L is the main Sn3 manufacturer. They also manufacture the "Star Brand" model paint line, and the Hotip resistance soldering equipment.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Pennsy S Models (click for web site)

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Rail Graphics (click for web site)

Specializes in custom decal work, including S-scale.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

River Raisin Models (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. The main S-scale standard-gauge brass manufacturer/importer.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

S Scale America (click for web site)

This product line was bought by Des Plaines Hobbies. Through this brand, they manufacture their own line of S-scale engines, cars, and detailing parts.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

San Juan Decals (click for web site)

Decals for narrow-gauge railroads. They sell the "Switch Detail Kit" formerly sold by Tomalco Track.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: June 11, 2017)

Scenery Unlimited (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. A major S-scale retailer that also manufactures some of their own products. They also produce a catalog of S-scale products, somewhat similar to the Walthers catalogs. They carry both standard- and narrow-gauge turntables.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: May 20, 2017)

Smoky Mountain Model Works, Inc (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. Diesel kits are available with NWSL Stanton drives for S-scale.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Standard Railway Castings Company (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. The owner is a full-time farmer, so he is usually only available during the winter months.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: September 05, 2016)

The Gilbert Gallery (click for web site)

NASG Member. Carries a rotating inventory of A.C. Gilbert A.F. products, NASG Dispatch magazines, and Enhorning decals.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Leadville Shops (click for web site)

NASG Member. The company specializes in manufacturing narrow-gauge products, and has a good-sized line-up of Sn3 products.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Railcar (click for web site)

Australian

Retailer that specializes in narrow-gauge products.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

THINfilm Decals (click for web site)

Specializes in decals for narrow-gauge railroads.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: June 07, 2017)

Tichy Train Group (click for web site)

Tichy bought the Jerry Glow decals product line in 2016, and they are releasing them quickly.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

TMR Distributing (click for web site)

Canada

This company manufactures dry-transfers and decals, and also carries a few products useable in S-scale.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock, structures & scenery

(last reviewed: September 30, 2016)

Trainmaster (click for web site)

Retailer.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock, structures & scenery

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Valley Model Trains (click for web site)

Retailer.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Walthers (click for web site)

General retailer and distributor.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: September 30, 2016)

Weathering Solutions (click for web site)

The company manufactures HO-scale graffiti and rust decals, which could be applicable to S-scale modeling since these are not necessarily scale-specific.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: September 05, 2016)

Westerfield Models (click for web site)

Gardnerville, Nevada

Once they have developed a set of decals in HO-scale, they make them available in other scales, including S-scale. Follow the link for the current listing.

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: January 04, 2017)

Wiseman Model Services (click for web site)

Decals: locomotives & rolling stock

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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