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ManufacturersAtlas O L.L.C.Lionel L.L.C.3rd RailLGBM.T.H.Bachmann TrainsTrain MeetsGreat Train Expo Various CitiesGreat Midwest Train Show - Monthly, Wheaton, IL - Dupage County FairgroundsTTOS Cal-Stewart -Annually in November (Pasedena, CA)TCA York Meet - Bi-Annual April & October (York, PA)World's Greatest Hobby on Tour Show Various CitiesGreenberg's Train Shows Various Cities - Mainly North EastModel Train Show Listings - Website devoted to listing current train shows by state.Accessories/DealersDave's TrainsDie-Cast DirectRail Photos Unlimited Joliet, ILTrainz.com PublicationsClassic Toy TrainsKalmbachModel RailroaderO Gauge Railroading MagazineMiscellaneousAmerica by Rail - Excursions by rail.Model Train Travel - Guided small group (16) Model Train Tours in Germany - LOTS Members receive a discount. Angela Trotta-Thomas- Toy Train ArtistJames Coffey (singer/songwriter of railroad songs)TrainHorn.org - Buy LOUD Train Horns for your boat, bike or truck. Take the hobby outside of your trainroom!Bitter Creek Western Narrow Gauge Meet VideoAre they real or are they toys?Model Trains and More Freight Hobbies - Informative list with more links about the model train hobby. Identifying Lionel Trains - Post-war Era (1945-1969) Guide in Numerical OrderRailroad History in Texas and Beyond - "Great Texas and Other US Railroad History Links!!" - Brittney, Seattle, WAModel Railroads and Freight Cars, Plus Building Tips and Hints - "Great Resources!" - Tonya and LoganTranscontinental Railroad and Relocation - How the Transcontinental Railroad Spurred RelocationTransportation Vehicles in the US - Cars, Trains, Planes and More - Link suggested by Keri - Social Studies TeacherHistory of New York City Transportation - Early forms of transportation in NYC - Link suggested by Jakob - NEW!OrganizationsIndependent HiRailersLionel Collectors Club of AmericaQueen City Hi-RailersToy Train Operating SocietyTrain Collectors Association
Videos Worth WatchingHow It's Made - Science Channel - Nice videos of how toy trains and other items are made.