Additional Model Railroad Resources


A brief history on New York transportation

Model Railroading and Freight Cars




Morning Sun Books

Morning Sun Books is North America's #1 Publisher of All-Color Railroad Books.Morning Sun Books specializes in vintage railroad photography, expertly restored and reproduced on high gloss coated paper in large formats, complemented by historic memorabilia from the featured road, and is the only publisher offering true coast-to-coast, border-to-border coverage of America’s glory years of railroading: the late steam and early diesel period, as well as rolling stock.

Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 806-6216
Website: MorningSun

Railway Prototype Cyclopedia

Railway Prototype Cyclopedia, or 'RPCYC' for short, is a continuing series of soft cover, perfect-bound books that provides invaluable information in a single source with a focus on railroad equipment built or in use during the 1920s through 1950s. This was the "Golden Age" of railroads when steam locomotives and first generation diesels ruled.
RPCYC is a primary source of information and photographs for accurate scale modeling or historical purposes and to keep each volume on your bookshelf for handy reference.

RP CYC Publishing Co.
P.O. Box 451
Chesterfield, MO 63006-0451
Website: RPCYC


Signature Press has been publishing high-quality railroad history books since 1993. It is a successor and enlargement of Central Valley Railroad Publications, and has acquired rights to more than fifty former titles of Howell-North, Darwin and Superior railroad books.

11508 Green Rd.
Wilton, CA 95693
Website: Signaturepress


Online Hobby Suppliers



Your on-line source for small hobby tools and model railroad supplies.

Website: Micro-Mark


Western Scale Models

Western Scale Models manufacturers and sells superior, craftsman model railroad kits. Specializing in kits related to mining, machinery, and logging, and we produce models in 1:20.3 scale. The company will be reintroducing all of the HO, S, and O scale kits in the near future. Check out website for details.

Contact: Mike Pyne
P.O. Box 1971, Englwood, Colorado 80150
(303) 842-6106


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