My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Model Railroad Retailers

A Report from Nuremburg

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-05
Page:
86
Author:
John Glaab
Description:
The annual toy fair has good representation by model railroad manufacturers.

A View From a Hobby Shop Owner

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 14, Number 1, February 1991
Page:
30
Author:
Brian Jackson
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the reality of a brick-n-mortar store owner in the 1990s of stocking model railroading items, and S-scale products specifically.

A Visit to The Train Shop

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1991-01
Page:
138
Author:
George Hall
Description:
This store is located in a 5,000-square foot former grocery store in Santa Clara, California. The three partners discuss their store and their philosophy about the store and the model railroad industry. It provides some insight in to the business of this hobby.

Dealer's Corner

Magazine:
O Scale Trains Magazine 01 March 2002
Page:
13
Author:
Bruce B. Blackwood
Description:
This article describes how to build a relationship with a local hobby store, from a storeowner's perspective, to help grow an interest in the scale you are modeling.

Express Station

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1992-05
Page:
112
Author:
George Hall
Description:
The behind-the-scenes story of a small model train store in Tukwila, Washington.

O Scale Influences Bay State Models: A 30-year Massachusetts Tradition Closes

Magazine:
O Scale Trains Magazine 33 July 2007
Page:
21
Author:
Roger C. Parker
Description:
The author interview Win Nowell

The S Starter Set Project

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 5, October 1990
Page:
14
Author:
Kent Singer
Scale:
S
Description:
The idea of a local club putting together an S-scale starter set from lightly-used and commonly-available American Flyer components has spread to several clubs, and this article covers the success these clubs have had with the idea over the past couple of years. It also covers how tasks are divided among club members to build these sets. A complete listing of how to review the purchased equipment to prepare for including in the sets, is included in this article.

The Sacramento Improbabillium Mine

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-02/03
Page:
58
Author:
Dick Karnes
Scale:
S
Description:
A slide by Bob Werre leads the author to go visit and interview Wayne Lyndon, owner of the Whistle Stop Hobbies in Sacramento, California. The S-scale mine is based on the Ophir Tram House.