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We have added a listing of O Scale suppliers to help aid the modeling community. Many of the fine models shown here on this site started from models made by many of these suppliers.

O Scale Suppliers

DES PLAINES HOBBIES
11468 Lee Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Phone: 847-297-2118
Fax: 847-297-4976

Email: dphobbies@earthlink.net
Website: www.desplaineshobbies.com

Des Plaines Hobbies offers a wide range of detail parts for locomotives, passenger and freight cars. They have in the past released freight car kits, including the PRR G24 and X29. They are also the distributors of the O scale Plaino line of roofwalks.

HOUSE OF DUDDY
5 South Tealwood Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63141-7908
Phone: (314) 994-7319
Email: OTRAINS7@aol.com
Website: http://www.houseofduddy.qpg.com

Ed Duddy sells Code 148, 125, and 100 flex track for O scale. It is available in blackened or plain nickel silver rail. Ed sells a catalog of his product line for $5.50.

NORTHWEST SHORTLINE (NWSL)
P. O. Box 423
Seattle, Washington 98111-0423
Phone: 206-932-1087
Email: info@nwsl.com
Website: http://www.nwsl.com

NWSL has been a long-time supplier of wheel sets in various diameters. Their products are available direct or via a number of hobby shops.

P&D HOBBY SHOP
31280 GROESBECK
Fraser, MI 48026 - USA
Information: 1-810-296-6116
Orders: 1-800-874-7443

Email: info@pdhobbyshop.com
Website: www.pdhobbyshop.com

Besides being a full service hobby shop, P&D also produces a line of EMD F-units, from the F-2 to the F-9, including B-units. They also make a drive for the Red Caboose GP-9.

PECOS RIVER BRASS
560 East Church Street
Lewisville, TX 75057 USA
Phone or FAX Orders: (972) 219-0202

Email: john@pecosriverbrass.com

A hobby shop, a brass importor, and a manufacturer of a line of 50 foot plastic boxcars.

RAILS UNLIMITED
126 Will Scarlet
Elgin, IL 60120
847-697-5353 or 847-697-5366
Email: railsuni@foxvalley.net
Website:railsunlimited.ribbonrail.com

Rails Unlimited has a line of O Scale Cast urethane freight cars made from hand crafted masters, assembled one piece bodies, ready to detail, made in the USA.

RED CABOOSE
P.O. BOX 250
Mead, CO 80542
Phone: (970) 535-4601
Fax: (970) 535-4251
Email: stacktalk@aol.com
Website:www.red-caboose.com

Red Caboose produces a line of plastic freight car kits.

RICH YODER MODELS
7 Edgedale Court
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone: 1-610-678-2834
Email: richyoder@richyodermodels.com
Website:www.richyodermodels.com

Rich has imported a 44 tonner ans a series of freight cars. He is also importing R-T-R 50 ton trucks with full brake rigging.

RIGHT O' WAY
23682 Road 15-3/4
Chowchilla, CA 93610


A great source for track details including fishplates, tie plates, rail braces, tie, turnout kits and even some crossing castings.

SAN JUAN CAR COMPANY
P. O. Box 1028
Durango, Colorado 81302
Phone: 970-385-5256
Website: www.sanjuancarco.com

San Juan is a key supplier of scale trucks. They currently offer 5 different trucks. The trucks are all made from plastic and Delrin. All of them are sprung and come with full brake rigging. In addition, San Juan makes a fully working AAR Type-E coupler from Delrin.