S-scale Resources: Rolling Stock

This page lists all the companies that manufacture and/or sell freight or passenger cars, cabooses, and/or maintenance-of-way cars.

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American Flyer Trains (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

American Models (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. This company manufactures just about anything you need to build a complete S-scale layout. If you are just starting out, or if you are looking to expand your layout, be sure to visit this company's web site, and you might also want to order their catalog.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Aztec Trains (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: track-cleaning cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

B.T.S. (click for web site)

B.T.S. is one of the major manufacturers in S-scale. They specialize in structures, but they also have a lot of detailing parts for structures and railroad equipment, and have several locomotives in stock as well as under development (long-term projects).

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: April 29, 2017)

Ballston Loco Works

Box 2048, Wilton, NY 12831, (518) 584-1090 copymel@aol.com

The company offers 4-4-2 camelbacks in many road names, B&O President class Pacifics with long distance Vanderbilt tenders, and American Flyer-based engines. They also offer restored Circus sets, reproduction circus cardboard tent sets, and add-on circus cars such as the giraffe car and searchlight cars.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: July 26, 2016)

Bart's Pneumatics Corporation (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Bob The Train Guy (click for web site)

Retailer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Brass Trains (click for web site)

A retailer with a rotating stock of brass equipment and craftsman-style kits.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Caboose (click for web site)

The former Caboose Hobbies, in Denver. They are a general model railroad retail store, and they seem to carry quite a few S-scale items.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: July 30, 2017)

CatzPaw Innovations, LLC (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. 3D-printed details and models. They started with and specialize in S-scale models.

Rolling Stock: M.O.W. cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Centerline Products (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: track-cleaning cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Charles Ro (click for web site)

Retailer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Chick's Hobby Center (click for web site)

Retailer/manufacturer. They had Pacific Rail Shops do special runs for specific kits only available from Chick's.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

CMX (click for web site)

Sold via Tony's Train Exchange and other dealers.

Rolling Stock: track-cleaning cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Colorado S-scale Connection (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. Retailer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Concept Models (click for web site)

Their PRR depressed-center flat car is an active project under development. They are also planning on releasing an S-scale version of the CEBX 101 Schnabel car (HO-scale version shown).

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: February 05, 2017)

D. P. Associates Ltd (click for web site)

U.K.

MTH dealer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Dans Model Trains (click for web site)

Dee Kirlin, widow of Dan Kirlin, is selling his large collection of S-scale items via Dan's web site.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: January 24, 2017)

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.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Diane's Attic (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. This company produces circus pieces intended for loads on American Flyer freight cars. They also sell reproduced A.F. flat cars.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

East West Rail Service (click for web site)

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

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: March 20, 2017)

Eastern Road Models (click for web site)

3D-printed parts for scenery, structures, locomotives, or freight cars.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: March 14, 2017)

eBay (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Electric Train Outlet (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Fox Valley Models (click for web site)

Fox Valley Models in July 2016 announced that they are entering the S-scale market with an imported line of flextrack, turnouts, and other track parts.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: May 25, 2017)

Fred's Train Shop (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Funaro & Camerlengo (click for web site)

See this web site for photos of barrels, crates, and other items, which the author claims would be perfectly-sized for S-scale.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: February 02, 2017)

Gardiner Model Railroad Designs (click for web site)

3D-printed. Canadian prototype.

Rolling Stock: passenger cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

George's Trains (click for web site)

Retailer. American Flyer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Grizzly Mountain Engineering (click for web site)

Sometimes carries consignment Sn3 P-B-L equipment.

Rolling Stock: M.O.W. cars, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Grzyboski's Lionel Train Store (click for web site)

Carries Lionel and MTH current product line.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars

(last reviewed: August 14, 2017)

Henning's Trains (click for web site)

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

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: April 29, 2017)

Hiawatha Hobbies (click for web site)

Predominantly an American Flyer retailer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Hobby Surplus (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Hoquat Hobbies (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. Although owner Jeff Wilson retired in 2016, he has re-activated his web site to sell his remaining stock of S-Helper Service and MTH cars, as well as C-D-S Lettering decals.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 12, 2017)

Howard' S Trains

PO Box 430, Fort Bragg, California 95437, (707) 961 0186 hjsheff@mcn.org

Specializes in "S" only. The company does not have a web site, but they do attend some train shows.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Imlay Train Station (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Retailer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Jr Junction Train & Hobby (click for web site)

Retailer carrying some Lionel and MTH.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: February 02, 2017)

Just Trains of Delaware (click for web site)

Retailer that carries some MTH items.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: February 02, 2017)

KND Enterprises, Inc. (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: passenger cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Lake Junction Models LLC (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Lionel (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. One of the main manufacturers of S-scale products. Lionel owns the "American Flyer" name and produces S-scale products under that name.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Mainline Hobby Supply, Inc (click for web site)

Retailers. Carries mainly Lionel A.F. products.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Many New Products, Inc (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: track-cleaning cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Marbelup Models (click for web site)

3D-printed Sn3-1/2 Australian models products.

Rolling Stock: Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: February 02, 2017)

Mario's Trains (click for web site)

Retailer carrying Lionel items.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: February 02, 2017)

Marty's Warehouse (click for web site)

Retailer. Carries A.F. products.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Michigan Models (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

MLW Services (click for web site)

Canada

The company primary manufactures Canadian-prototype products.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

MTH Electric Trains (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. One of the main manufacturers of S-scale products. They bought the tooling of S-Helper Service, and continue to make products of the same quality as that company used to do. They also make A.F. accessories.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Nassau Hobby Center (click for web site)

Retailer. Carries mostly Lionel A.F. products.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

NE Prototypes

PO Box 4-4-2, Rutland, MA 01543-0442, 508-886-4848 (8am-8pm EST) billmorris52@hotmail.com

The company carries reproduction parts for Kinsman passenger cars and composite two-bay hoppers. They are a Kaslo distributor, and may still have some Kaslo kits in stock. The company manufacturers wooden reefer kits for 36', 38', 40', and 42' lengths. These can be had with steel center sills (fish belly or straight), and truss-rod-braced floors. Kits do not include couplers or trucks. These are similar to the Kinsman and "S"cenery Unlimited models offered years ago. They also carry silk-screened sides. Contact the company for a product listing. No web site. Money order, checks, and PayPal accepted.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: October 18, 2016)

Nicolas Smith Trains (click for web site)

Retailer. Carries mostly Lionel AF products, and some Bachmann Plasticville.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Olson Hobbies (click for web site)

16150 41st Ave NE, Lake Forest Park, WA

Stock older Lionel products in good condition, and original A.C. Gilbert catalogs. They also produce A.F. bumper stickers and shirt buttons.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: September 27, 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.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Papa Ben's Train Place (click for web site)

Retail store in Houston, Texas.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: May 03, 2017)

Patrick's Trains (click for web site)

Retailer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 15, 2017)

Pikesville Models (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. A major retailer for S-scale products. The company has a physical store location and also participates in S-scale train shows.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Port Lines Hobby Supplies (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. This is one of S-scale's largest retailers.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses, Sn3 cars, track-cleaning cars

(last reviewed: February 28, 2017)

Portland Locomotive Works (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, Sn2 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Precision Vintage Classics (click for web site)

This company also owns the Tomalco Sn3 parts product line. They are an authorized dealer for the following companies: Evan Designs, ESU, Tam Valley. Carries Sn3, Sn2, and Sn42 wheels/trucks.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, Sn2 cars, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: January 04, 2017)

R.F. Giardina Co. Inc. (click for web site)

Repair and parts for original A.F. products, and sells used products.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Ridgehill Scale Models (click for web site)

Canada

Part-time retailer in Ontario, Canada that carries S-scale products. They also manufacture some of their own products.

Rolling Stock: passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Rio Grande Models (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses, Sn3 cars

(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.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

RL Hogan Associates

robert_hogan@bellsouth.net

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Well-known S-scale modeler Bob Hogan produces passenger car parts and kits, as well as can custom-make complete passenger cars for you.

Rolling Stock: passenger cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Rocky Mountain Trains (click for web site)

Online retailer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, Sn3 cars

(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.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

S-n-S Trains (click for web site)

The company specializes in motor replacements for traditional A.F. products.

Rolling Stock: track-cleaning cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: May 20, 2017)

Sidetracks (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. A major online retailer carrying nearly anything S-scale.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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

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

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Southeastern Junction (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. 3D-printed car and locomotive parts.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: November 26, 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.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: September 05, 2016)

Strasburg Train Shop (click for web site)

Primarily carries Lionel A.F. products. It is a nice store, and well worth a visit if you visiting the Strasburg museum.

Rolling Stock: passenger cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

T & K Hobby (click for web site)

500 Hall Street, Bridgeport, OH, (740) 633-6607

Carries some Lionel, GarGraves Track Screws, SceniKing backdrop kits, and general hobby supplies.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: September 27, 2016)

Tebee Models (click for web site)

3D-printed.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, Sn2 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2017)

The Caboose (click for web site)

Has a rotating stock of used brass equipment.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 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.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Inside Gateway Online (click for web site)

Retailer.

Rolling Stock: Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: November 14, 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.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses, Sn2 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Train Station (click for web site)

Retailer that carries some A.F. products.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Whistle Stop, Inc (click for web site)

Retailer that carries a rotating stock of products. Scroll down to a little past the middle of the page to see their S-scale products listings (including Sn3).

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Tony's Train Exchange (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: track-cleaning cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Toy Trains Unlimited (click for web site)

A visit with Ron Borsella and Toy Trains Unlimited was covered in the September/October 2016 issue of the Dispatch. They also offer repair services. Since the store is just north of Baltimore, Maryland, they support the Baltimore Area American Flyer Club as well. They carry original A.F. products as well as newer Lionel, MTH, and K-Line items.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: September 28, 2016)

Trainmaster (click for web site)

Retailer.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Trains & More (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. Carries mostly Lionel A.F. products.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Traintek, LLC (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: track-cleaning cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Trainworld (click for web site)

General online retailer, carrying predominantly Lionel and MTH.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Trout Creek Engineering (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Walthers (click for web site)

General retailer and distributor.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, passenger cars

(last reviewed: September 30, 2016)

Willy Monaghan S Scale (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. 3D-printed.

Rolling Stock: freight cars, cabooses

(last reviewed: August 31, 2017)

Wiseman Model Services (click for web site)

Rolling Stock: freight cars, M.O.W. cars, Sn3 cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Worsley Works Group (click for web site)

UK

Rolling Stock: passenger cars

(last reviewed: December 31, 2016)

Ye Olde Huff 'n Puff (click for web site)

Note that the freight car kits are actually just the pre-painted and lettered sides of the cars.

Rolling Stock: freight cars

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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