S-scale Resources: Structures

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3000 Toys (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Action Farm Toys (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Altoona Model Works (click for web site)

Martinsburg, Pennsylvania (814) 793-7016

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

AM Models (click for web site)

Only sold via Bob The Train Guy.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

American Flyer Express (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

American Model Builders (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(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.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Andersen Model Kits (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Archer Fine Transfers (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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

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

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Bar Mills Scale Model Works (click for web site)

They have an Sn2 layout, Wharf Street in the lobby of their building.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Bart's Pneumatics Corporation (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

baztrains (click for web site)

3D-printed trailers, conveyor.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

BIG Indoor Trains (click for web site)

Printable S-scale storefronts. Scroll down the main page and click on the "S" icons to download the PDF file, which you can then print, and use as backdrops, or make into shallow-relief structures.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Black Bear Construction Co (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Bob The Train Guy (click for web site)

Retailer.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Bossen Implement, Inc. (click for web site)

Specializing in farm equipment.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Brass Trains (click for web site)

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

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

BridgeBoss (click for web site)

Custom bridges and passenger train shed.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure kits

(last reviewed: November 14, 2016)

Building & Structure Co. (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. The new owners have bought the product line, and they are working on bringing all of the old kits back into production, plus a lot of new ones as well.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

C. C. Crow (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Central Hobbies (click for web site)

Retailer

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Classic Miniatures (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Clever Models (click for web site)

Printed-paper models.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

ClimaxShop (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Coastmans Scenic Products (click for web site)

Carries KMP S-scale structures.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Colorado S-scale Connection (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. Retailer.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Creative Laser Design (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Crusader Rail Services (click for web site)

Retailer.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Crystal River Products (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Dave's Model Railway Stuff (click for web site)

3D-printed.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

DC Scale Models (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Deben LLC (click for web site)

Retailer.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Deerfield River Laser (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: February 02, 2017)

Depots by John (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(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.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

DESIGNDYNE (click for web site)

PRR Catenary, Pennsylvania row-house fronts.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Diamond Scale Products (click for web site)

Turntables for S and Sn3.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

DSL Shops (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

East West Rail Service (click for web site)

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

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: March 20, 2017)

Eastern Road Models (click for web site)

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

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: March 14, 2017)

eBay (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Evergreen Hill Designs, LLC (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Extreme Toys (click for web site)

Retailer.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Fred's Train Shop (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Frenchman River Model Works (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

GC Laser (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

George's Trains (click for web site)

Retailer. American Flyer.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Goldline Products (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Grand Central Gems (click for web site)

Predominantly a manufacturer of trees, the company also sells bridge trestle bends (use On30 for S-scale), and foam-lined storage boxes.

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Grandt Line (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Grizzly Mountain Engineering (click for web site)

Sometimes carries consignment Sn3 P-B-L equipment.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Henning's Trains (click for web site)

Retailer that carries current product lines of Lionel and MTH. Also carries Kadee S-scale couplers.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure kits

(last reviewed: February 27, 2017)

Hiawatha Hobbies (click for web site)

Predominantly an American Flyer retailer.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Hidden River Manufacturing (click for web site)

Hidden River Manufacturing is an established company that produces HO-scale kits. However, they are willing to produce any of their kits in S-scale, if the demand is there.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: October 01, 2016)

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.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Hunter Line (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Imlay Train Station (click for web site)

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

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Internet Trains (click for web site)

Retailer.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

ITLA Scale Models (click for web site)

Canada, 1-404-462-4463

Formerly named "Imagine That! Laser Art", the company used to produce a number of S-scale structure kits (see our Structures Product Gallery). However, they now only seem to carry a "Fire Escape" detailing set, and a "Structural Tower Support" (which was part of their Elevated-L kits).

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: October 30, 2016)

Kaw Valley Designs (Mike Fyten)

mike@kvrr-usa.com

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Staircase kits (order by sending e-mail to Mike)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

KMP Models (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Lake Junction Models LLC (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Lehigh Valley Models

79 Hidden Hill Farm Lane, York, Pennsylvania 17403 (717) 747-0493

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 03, 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.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Mainline Bridges (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: December 03, 2016)

Mainline Hobby Supply, Inc (click for web site)

Retailers. Carries mainly Lionel A.F. products.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Messick's (click for web site)

Carries farming equipment.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Micro-Scale Models, Inc. (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure kits

(last reviewed: March 14, 2017)

Mike Rose Hobbies (click for web site)

The company produces Lehigh Valley (also DL&W, Erie, CNJ, O&W and many other railroads) concrete phone booths in S-scale.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: October 16, 2016)

Mini-motors, Inc (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Manufactures structures, and is a retailer for S-scale automobiles.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Minuteman Scale Models (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 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.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: October 23, 2016)

Model Train Industrials (click for web site)

3D-printed. Mostly industrial detailing parts.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Monster Model & LaserWorks (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Motrak Models (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: October 16, 2016)

Mount Blue Model Co (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Mr. Detail Parts (click for web site)

3D-printed.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Ngineering (click for web site)

Lighting products, including S-scale Gooseneck Light Kit

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Nicolas Smith Trains (click for web site)

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

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(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.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Pine Canyon Scale Models (click for web site)

NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(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.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: February 28, 2017)

Portland Locomotive Works (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Poverty Flat Model Company (click for web site)

3D-printed parts, primary geared toward narrow-gauge modeling, but the parts appear to be universally usable.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: January 04, 2017)

Precision Scale Co (click for web site)

Be sure to download their catalog to view their entire collection.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Ragg's... to Riches? (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Railroad Line Models (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: December 24, 2016)

Railroad Prynters (Bill Pyper)

rrbill10@comcast.net

NASG Member. NASG Dispatch editor, Bill Pyper, produces signs, window glass acetate, building paper, posters, 20s-, 30s-, 40s-, and 50s-billboards, sign posts, and cardboard tubes.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Reviresco (click for web site)

For figures, look for 28mm (scale 5'9") figures. 1:64 vehicle kits are from the 1910-1920s era. The boat and structure kits are paper-based kits that need to be backed by either cardboard or foam board, respectively. Boat detailing parts available.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: April 04, 2017)

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.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Rio Grande Models (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

River Leaf Models (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Rocky Mountain Trains (click for web site)

Online retailer.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

RSLaserKits (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: October 10, 2016)

Rusty Stumps Scale Models (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: October 14, 2016)

Scale Hobbyist (click for web site)

Although targeted at the fantasy market, some part are unique and can be used in S-scale modeling.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Scale Model Plans (click for web site)

This company produces structure plans, which can be scaled up/down to S-scale (see their web site for a how-to).

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Scale Scenes (click for web site)

Downloadable and printable designs for constructing your own buildings. Most are based on British prototypes. See web site for instructions on how to scale the drawings to S-scale.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(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.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Scenic Express (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Shapeways (click for web site)

3D-printed. The company lists a large number of designed products that are applicable to S-scale. The link takes you to the specific search page, and you will have to refine your search if you are looking for a specific item.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Stevens Creek Models (click for web site)

The company makes "glass" for specific Grandt Line doors and windows.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Dalles Hostler's Models (click for web site)

3D-printed.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(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.

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(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.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Railcar (click for web site)

Australian

Retailer that specializes in narrow-gauge products.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Railroad Crossing (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. This company provides a large number of structures already built-up and painted. If you have a specific requirement, they will work with you to build the model you want.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Train Station (click for web site)

Retailer that carries some A.F. products.

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(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).

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Tichy Train Group (click for web site)

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

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

TML Models (click for web site)

The co-owner models in S-scale.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Tractor Fab (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Train Cat Model Sales (click for web site)

Electrical Transmission Tower, Cantilevered Signal Bridges etched-brass kit.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Trainmaster (click for web site)

Retailer.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Trains & More (click for web site)

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

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Trainworld (click for web site)

General online retailer, carrying predominantly Lionel and MTH.

Structures/Buildings: bridges

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Twin Whistle Sign & Kit Company (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Valley Model Trains (click for web site)

Retailer.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Vector Cut (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Vilas County Lumber Company (click for web site)

The company sells CAD drawings that you can scale down to S-scale (38% reduction for most 1:24 scale drawings), so that you can follow the drawings to build the various structures. Some plans are available in S-scale.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Walthers (click for web site)

General retailer and distributor.

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: September 30, 2016)

Wild West Models (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

Structures/Buildings: structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Wiseman Model Services (click for web site)

Structures/Buildings: bridges, structure detailing parts (interior & exterior), structure kits

(last reviewed: August 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.

Structures/Buildings: structure kits

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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