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Toy Train and Miscellaneous Related Train Links

Manufacturers

Atlas O L.L.C.
Lionel L.L.C.
3rd Rail
LGB
M.T.H.
Bachmann Trains

Train Meets

Great Train Expo Various Cities
Great Midwest Train Show - Monthly, Wheaton, IL - Dupage County Fairgrounds

TTOS
Cal-Stewart -Annually in November (Pasedena, CA)
TCA York Meet - Bi-Annual April & October (York, PA)
World's Greatest Hobby on Tour Show Various Cities
Greenberg's Train Shows Various Cities - Mainly North East
Model Train Show Listings - Website devoted to listing current train shows by state.

Accessories/Dealers

Dave's Trains
Die-Cast Direct
Rail Photos Unlimited Joliet, IL
Trainz.com

Publications

Classic Toy Trains
Kalmbach
Model Railroader
O Gauge Railroading Magazine

Miscellaneous

America 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 Artist
James 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 Video
Are 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 Order
Railroad History in Texas and Beyond - "Great Texas and Other US Railroad History Links!!" - Brittney, Seattle, WA
Model Railroads and Freight Cars, Plus Building Tips and Hints - "Great Resources!" - Tonya and Logan
Transcontinental Railroad and Relocation - How the Transcontinental Railroad Spurred Relocation

Organizations

Independent HiRailers
Lionel Collectors Club of America
Queen City Hi-Railers
Toy Train Operating Society
Train Collectors Association

Videos Worth Watching

How It's Made - Science Channel - Nice videos of how toy trains and other items are made.