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This is a PARTIAL list of Vendors, who are located in or somewhere nearby the North Central PA region. Most do both sales & repairs. A few are repairs-only.
Contents This Page:
== Indexes - To The Below Information ==
I. Index 1 - Alphabetized
II. Index 2 - Geographical
III. Index 3 - S Gauge Specialists

== The Actual Information ==
IV. Vendor Information 1 - North Central Pa
V. Vendor Information 2 - South Central Pa
Appendix VI - LINKS To Other Lists of Vendors

On A Different page:
Archive: Removed Vendor Info

 

Comments:

This 'Track2 RailNet' 'Vendors' Page is a PARTIAL list of Model Railroad stores, private sellers, and repair people for Lycoming County and the surrounding Central Pennsylvania Region.

The geographical area extends -- very approximately -- north to Mansfield, south to Harrisburg, east to Scranton, and west to Altoona.

Sections I, II, & III are three different INDEXES. The actual information is below in Sections IV and V .

Vendors are identified as "Store" if they have regular business hours, or "Home" if they meet you by appointment, and 2 are designated "Mail Order". Most do both sales & repairs. Some are repairs-only.

Most Recent Updates:
* 12/18/08: Removed Dale's Locomotion
* 12/18/08: Removed J&B Toy Trains
* 12/18/08: Added Martin-Thomas American Flyer Repair
* 12/18/08: Added Toy Train Heaven Mail Order
* 12/18/08: Added PJ's Trains & Hobbies Mail Order
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I. Index 1 - Alphabetized

Alphabetized index, for the vendors listed below In Sections IV & V.

Bernie's Train Station - Scranton
Blacklight Rail & Spike Shop - Hughesville
Bobby Line Plasticville Parts & Boxes - Sunbury
Branch Line Junction Hobby Shop - Mill Hall
Catawissa Track Cleaners - Catawissa
Christmas City Hobbies - Bethlehem
Collectors Den - Roaring Branch
Derr's REA - Williamsport
Emick-Daniel, American Flyer Trains - Scranton
English's Model Railroad Supply - Montoursville
Fastrax Model Railways - Hummels Whart
Forster's Trains & Toys - Lemont
Forsythe-Edward, Model Railroad Repairs - Lewistown
Grzyboski's Train Store - Scranton
Hause's Train Shop - Sunbury
Hill-Jim, American Flyer Trains - Mill Hall
Horner-Tim American Flyer Trains - Renovo
Martin-Thomas, American Flyer Repair - Sunbury
On The Right Track Hobbies - Altoona
Pittston Train Shop - Pittston
PJ's Trains & Hobbies - Stillwater
QP Cuties Doll Houses & Miniatures - Trout Run
R & R Hobbies & Trains - Bloomsburg
Rails To Savings - Williamsport
Rules's Model Trains - Manheim
Scranton Hobby Center - Scranton
Shutovich-Gary, American Flyer Trains - Hazleton
T & J Train Junction - Danville
T And T Model Trains - Mifflinburg
Thomas-Max Jr., American Flyer Trains - Williamsport
Toy Train Heaven (Mail Order) - Montoursville
Train Shoppe and Hobby Center LTD - Wilkes-Barre
Trains 'N' Things - Shamokin
Vern's Train Repair - Williamsport
Wagner-Earl, American Flyer Repair - Danville
Walters Hardware - Wilkes-Barre
Warrior Run Locomotive Works - Nanticoke
Weaver Quality Craft Models - Northumberland
Wee Home Shoppe Miniatures - Danville

 

II. Index 2 - Geographical

Geographical index, for the vendors listed below In Sections IV & V.

This index contains the SAME names as the previous Index 1 above -- but it is ordered by geographical REGIONS - more or less from west to east.

North Central PA

A. Altoona
  1. Altoona - On The Right Track Hobbies
    B. State College-Lewistown
  2. Lemont - Forster's Trains & Toys
  3. Lewistown - Forsythe-Edward, Model Railroad Repairs
    C. Wellsboro-Lawrenceville
    D. Lock Haven-Renovo
  4. Mill Hall - Branch Line Junction Hobby Shop
  5. Mill Hall - Hill-Jim, American Flyer Trains
  6. Renovo - Horner-Tim, American Flyer Trains
    E. Williamsport
  7. Hughesville - Blacklight Rail And Spike Shop
  8. Montoursville - English Model Railroad Supply
  9. Montoursville - Toy Train Heaven (Mail Order) part of Bowser/English
  10. Roaring Branch - Collector's Den
  11. Trout Run - QP Cuties Doll Houses & Miniatures
  12. Williamsport - Derrs REA
  13. Williamsport - Thomas-Max Jr., American Flyer Trains
  14. Williamsport - Rails-2-Savings
  15. Williamsport - Vern's Train Repair
    F. Lewisburg-Northumberland-Shamokin-Sunbury
  16. Hummels Whart - Fastrax Model Railways
  17. Mifflinburg - T And T Model Trains
  18. Northumberland - Weaver Quality Craft Models
  19. Shamokin - Trains 'N' Things
  20. Sunbury - Bobby Line Plasticville Parts & Boxes
  21. Sunbury - Hause's Train Shop
  22. Sunbury - Martin-Thomas American Flyer Repair
    G. Bloomsburg-Danville
  23. Bloomsburg - R & R Hobbies & Trains
  24. Catawissa - Catawissa Track Cleaners
  25. Danville - T & J Train Junction
  26. Danville - Wagner-Earl, American Flyer Repair
  27. Danville - Wee Home Shoppe Miniatures
  28. Stillwater - PJ's Trains & Hobbies (Mail Order)
    H. Hazleton
  29. Hazleton - Shutovich-Gary, American Flyer Trains
    I. Wilkes-Barre-Scranton
  30. Nanticoke - Warrior Run Locomotive Shop
  31. Pittston - Pittston Train Shop
  32. Scranton - Bernie's Train Station
  33. Scranton - Emick-Daniel, American Flyer Trains
  34. Scranton - Grzyboski's Train Store
  35. Scranton - Scranton Hobby Center
  36. Wilkes-Barre -- The Train Shoppe and Hobby Center LTD
  37. Wilkes-Barre -- Walters Hardware


    South Central PA

    J. Harrisburg-York-Lancaster
  38. Manheim - Rules's Model Trains 
    K. Allentown-Bethlehem
  39. Bethlehem - Christmas City Hobbies
    Appendix VI - Links to nationwide vendor lists

III. Index 3 - S Gauge "Specialists"

The links in this index take you below to the actual information in Sections IV & V.

This index is a SUBSET of the of the Index I above. It contains those vendors who tend to work PREDOMINANTLY with S Gauge

Emick-Daniel, American Flyer Trains - Scranton
Hill-Jim, American Flyer Trains - Mill Hall
Horner-Tim American Flyer Trains - Renovo
J&B Toy Trains - Drums
Martin-Thomas, American Flyer Repair - Sunbury
Shutovich-Gary, American Flyer Trains - Hazleton
Thomas-Max Jr., American Flyer Trains - Williamsport
Vern's Train Repair - Williamsport
Wagner-Earl, American Flyer Repair - Danville
 
More S gauge info is at SusquehannaSGaugers.com

IV. Vendor Information 1 - North

North Central Pa
Ordered By Geographical Region (as listed in Index 2 above)

FORMAT for Listings on this page

(Line 1)
. . . City - Store . . . if it's a walk-in business with regular hours . . . or
. . . City - Home . . .if it's an individual operating by appointment, usually at home


(Line 2) Name, website
(Line 3) * phone number, contact person(s)
(Line 4) * address
. . . (updated 8/07 J Ingram)


A. Altoona

  1. .Altoona - Store


    On The Right Track Hobbies
    * (814) 942-4345
    * Store at 1822 Union Ave, Altoona Pa 16601
    . . . (updated 6/99 J Ingram)



    B. State College-Lewistown




  2. Lemont - Store


    Forster's Trains & Toys
    * (814) 237-7899
    * Lemont Train Station, 140 Mary St, Lemont Pa 16851
    . . . (updated 1/00 J Ingram) .



  3. Lewistown - Home


    Forsythe-Edward, Model Railroad Repairs
    * Ed Forsythe, (717) 248-4862
    * 1317 Vira Road, Lewistown Pa 17044 (residence)
    . . . (updated 10/00 J Ingram)



    C. Wellsboro-Lawrenceville




    D. Lock Haven-Renovo




    .
  4. Mill Hall - Store


    Branch Line Junction Hobby Shop
    * 570-726-4611 or 800-451-3682
    M, T, Th, F 9-5 <> W, S approx 9-noon
    * 101 Main Street, Mill Hall Pa 17751
    . . . (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


    .
  5. Mill Hall - Home


    Hill-Jim, American Flyer Trains
    * Jim Hill, 570-726-6826 evenings
    * 88 Magnolia St, Mill Hall Pa 17751 (residence)
    . . . (updated 6/99 J Ingram)



  6. Renovo - Home


    Horner-Tim, American Flyer Train Repair
    * Tim Horner, 570-923-2188 evenings
    * 414 Fairview Lane, Renovo, 17764-1326 (residence)
    . . . (updated 10/98 J Ingram)



    E. Williamsport




  7. Hughesville - Home


    Blacklight Rail And Spike Shop
    * 570.584.4117, Steve Kepner
    * 158 So. Fourth St, Hughesville Pa 17737 (residence)
    * Sales of G and HO scale. <> Builder of the several G scale railroads in area restaurants
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram)


  8. Montoursville - Store


    English's Model Railroad Supply, Bowser-Trains.com/store.php
    * 570.368.2516, Lou English/Richard Cox
    M-Th 9-5, F 9-7, S 9-5 // Nov & Dec: M-F 9-8, S 9-5
    * 21 Howard Street, Montoursville Pa 17754
    * Has 10' x 20' operating display, 3 loops O gauge, 1 loop S gauge. Separate 8'x16' 3-loop G scale operating display. <> Also home of Bowser Manufacturing.
    . . . (updated 6/99 J Ingram)


  9. Montoursville - Mail Order


    Toy Train Heaven, ToyTrainHeaven.com
    . . . (updated 12/08 J Ingram)
    This is the mail order branch of Bowser Trains; see above listing.
    . . (updated 12/08 J Ingram)


  10. Roaring Branch - Home


    Collector's Den, ToyTrainRepair.net
    * Ray Sorenson, 570.673.8734
    * 4306 Ellington Mt. Road, Roaring Branch Pa 17765 (residence)
    (Roaring Branch is about 25 miles north of Williamsport on Route 14)
    * Specializes in repairs and restoration.
    (updated 8/2007 J Ingram)


  11. Trout Run - Store


    QP Cuties Doll Houses Miniatures
    * 570.998.2614, T-F 10-5, S 10-4
    * 313 Trout Run Mountain Rd, Trout Run Pa 17771
    (Trout Run is about 12 miles north of Williamsport on Route 14)
    (updated 1/00 J Ingram).


  12. Williamsport - Home


    Derr's REA
    * 570.323.5714
    * 838 Diamond St, Williamsport Pa 17701 (residence)
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


  13. Williamsport - Home


    Rails To Savings
    * 570.322.8093, Steve Williams
    * 1015 West Mountain Ave, So. Williamsport Pa 17702 (residence)
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


  14. Williamsport - Home


    Thomas-Max, American Flyer Trains
    * 570.323.2583, Max Thomas Jr.
    * 325 Fisher St, South Williamsport Pa 17702 (residence)
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


  15. Williamsport - Home


    Vern's Train Repair
    * 570.323.3423, Vern Trego
    * 1930 W. Fourth St, Williamsport Pa 17701 (residence)
    (updated 1/00 J Ingram).


    F. Lewisburg-Northumberland-Shamokin-Sunbury




  16. Hummel's Wharf - Store

    update 12/2008: this vendor seems to have dissappeared

    Fastrax Model Railways,
    FastraxRailways.com
    * 570.372.0613, Eric Watts (disconnected)
    * P.O. Box 4. Hummels Wharf, Pa 17831 (moved)
    * Specializes in building custom model railroads. Also a small retail store.
    (updated 12/08 J Ingram).


  17. Mifflinburg - Store by appointment


    T And T Model Trains
    * 570.966.1620, hours by appointment
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


  18. Northumberland - Factory


    Weaver Quality Craft Models, WeaverModels.com
    * 570.473.3293
    * PO Box 231, Route 11, Northumberland Pa 17857
    (updated 1/00 J Ingram).


  19. Shamokin - Store


    Trains 'N' Things
    * 570.648.4644, Paul L. Nye Jr.
    M-Th 10 - 5, F 10 - 8, S 10-4; Closed Wed in summer.
    * 131 E. Independence St, Shamokin Pa 17872
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


  20. Sunbury - Home

    Bobby Line Plasticville Parts & Boxes, BobbyLines.com
    * 570.286.7780, Bob Persing
    * 231 N. Fourth St, Sunbury Pa 17801 (residence)
    * Specializes in parts for Plasticville buildings
    (updated 12/08 J Ingram).


  21. Sunbury - Store


    Hause's Train Shop
    * 570.286.5417, Mr. Haus
    * 311 Reagan St, Sunbury Pa 17801
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


  22. Sunbury - Home

    martin
    Martin Thomas American Flyer Repair
    * 570.286.8870, Tom Martin
    * 569 Shipman Road, Sunbury Pa 17801
    (updated 2/2010 J Ingram).


    G. Bloomsburg-Danville




  23. Bloomsburg - Store

    R & R Hobbies And Trains
    * (570) 389-0760, Ralph Knelly
    M-F 9:30-5, other hours by appointment
    * 384 East St, Bloomsburg Pa 17815
    (updated 8/07 J Ingram per bus. card).


  24. Catawissa - Home

    Catawissa Track Cleaners, CatawissaTrackCleaners.com
    * (570) 356-2862, Dave Maurer
    * 566 Old Reading Road, Catawissa 17820
    * Custom-built G, O, & S gauge track cleaning cars
    (updated 12/07 J Ingram).


  25. Danville - Store
    T And J Train Junction, TandJTrainJunction.com
    * (570) 850-1234, Scott & MaryAnn Lynn
    T-S 10-5, closed Sun, M
    * 292 Mill St, Danville Pa 17821
    (updated 12/07 J Ingram).


  26. Danville - Home

    Wagner-Earl, American Flyer Repair
    * 570.275.8405, Earl Wagner
    * 135 Cherokee Rd, Danville Pa 17821 (residence)
    * Repairs only, no sales
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


  27. Danville - Store


    Wee Home Shoppe Miniatures
    * 570.275.6538, Ann Carol Malcome
    * 279 Mill St, Danville Pa 17821
    * RailNet Photos page has scanned newspaper article.
    (updated 1/00 J Ingram).


  28. Stillwater - Mail Order


    PJ's Trains & Hobbies, PjsTrains.com
    * 570.925.2722, Phil Malhoyt
    * Stillwater Pa (near Benton)
    (updated 12/08 J Ingram).


     

    H. Hazleton




  29. Hazleton - Home


    Shutovich-Gary, American Flyer Trains
    * 570.454.5839, Gary Shutovich
    (updated 1/00 J Ingram).


     

    I. Scranton & Wilkes-Barre




  30. Nanticoke - Store


    Warrior Run Locomotive Works, WarriorRunLocoWorks.com
    * 570.735.5570, Clem O'Jevich Jr.
    * 32 South Market, Nanticoke Pa 18634
    * Mostly large scale, some HO
    (updated 8/07 added link).


  31. Pittston - Store


    Pittston Train Shop
    * 570.602.7392 or 655.4427, John Merlino
    * 5 William St, Pittston Pa 18640
    * Predominately Lionel O gauge
    (updated 6/04 J Ingram).


  32. Scranton - Store


    Bernie's Train Station
    * 570.941.3210, Bernie
    * 1627 N. Main Ave, Scranton Pa 18508
    * Predominately HO. Operating display layout.
    (updated 6/04 J Ingram).


  33. Scranton - Home


    Emick-Daniel, American Flyer Trains
    * 570.344.0170, Dan Emick
    * 632 Stafford Ave, Scranton Pa 18505-2505 (residence)
    (updated 11/01 J Ingram).


  34. Scranton - Store


    Grzyboski's Train Store, GrzyboskiTrains.com
    * 570.347.3314 or 347.3315, Joseph A. Grzyboski, Jr.
    * 430 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton Pa 18503
    (updated 8/07 link added).


  35. Scranton - Store


    Scranton Hobby Center
    * 570.342.1963, Jack Sweeney
    * 517 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton Pa 18503
    (updated 6/99 J Ingram).


  36. Wilkes-Barre -- Store


    The Train Shoppe and Hobby Center LTD
    * 570.824.7688
    * 334 North Pennsylvania Ave, Wilkes-Barre Pa 18702
    (updated 7/06 J Ingram).


  37. Wilkes-Barre -- Store


    Walters Hardware
    * 570.823.1406
    * 57 N Welles St, Wilkes-Barre Pa 18702
    * Large G scale layout. Mostly G scale.
    (updated 10/04 J Ingram).


    V. Vendor Information 2 - South

    South Central Pa
    Ordered By Geographical Region (as listed in Index 2 above)

    Note: Info is fairly "sketchy" for this area, due to it being fairly far from where I live.

    J. Harrisburg-York-Lancaster




  38. Manheim - Store


    Rules's Model Trains
    * 717.664.5155 // M-F 4-9, S 10-5
    * 202 S. Charlotte St, Manheim Pa 17545
    (updated 0/00 J Ingram).


    K. Allentown-Bethlehem




  39. Bethlehem - Store/Home


    Christmas City Hobbies
    * 610.974.9590, Louis Blaukowitch
    * 705 Linden St, Bethlehem Pa 18018
    * Store is operated by the Lehigh & Keystone Valley MRC.
    (updated 1/00 J Ingram).

     

    Appendix VI. Links To Other Vendor Lists.



  40. NMRA list -- www.cwrr.com/nmra/Shopa-NR.html#PA

  41. Richard Weyand/tractronics -- (page last updated Aug 2002)

    http://users.rcn.com/weyand/tractronics/hobby_shops/hbyshop.htm#Pennsylvania

       

 

 

 

 

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This vendor page created July 1999, last modified 2/15/2010. by (bottom include)
James R. Ingram , Williamsport Pa, Voice Mail 570-322-7597