Model Train Links

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Model Railroading Websites

The International Railfair, the west’s premiere model railroading show. SMR is a co-sponsor of
this exhibition. internationalrailfair.com

The National Model Railroad Association’s Home Page: nmra.org

Model Railroader Magazine’s Website at trains.com. mrr.trains.com

Gateway NMRA’s ‘Designing Model Railroad Operations.’ gatewaynmra.org/designops.htm

Modular Model Railroads. A website devoted to sectional, modular, and portable layouts. modular-model-railroads.com

Railfan.net, a vast resource of prototype and model railroading information. railfan.net

Sacramento and Regional Model Railroad Organizations

Sacramento Valley Garden Railway Society. svgrs.org

Roseville Roundhouse Model Railroad Club. rrmrc.railfan.net/wordpress/

European Train Enthusiasts. ete.org

National Model Railroad Association – Sierra Division. trainweb.org/sierradivision

Sacramento Valley Live Steamers. svls.org

Sacramento Model Railroad Historical Society. smrhs.com

North Coast Narrow Gaugers, a modular club that has appeared at the International Railfair. sonic.net/~hutch/ncng/index.html

The Northwest Railroad Prototype Modelers. northwestrpm.com

Other Modular Model Railroad Clubs

Edmonton Society of Model Railroad Engineers- Labaja Sub-group. Labaja.com

Historical/Preservation Societies and Organizations

Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society. sphts.org

Western Pacific Railroad Historical Society. wplives.org

The California Trolley and Railroad Corporation. ctrc.org

The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. pnwc-nrhs.org/index.html

The Friends of the Southern Pacific GS-4 #4449. 4449.com

Union Pacific Historical Society. uphs.org

Model Railroad Shops, Suppliers

Railroad Hobbies, one of the few remaining brick and mortar model railroad stores in the Sacramento region. Railroad Hobbies

MicroMark, provider of hard-to-find specialized precision miniature tools and supplies. www.micromark.com

Rail Graphics supplies the custom decals for Sacramento Modular Railroaders, Sacramento Central, Calavaras Western and Amador Western. railgraphicsdecals.com

Digitrax, Inc. DCC manufacturer and supplier. digitrax.com

Soundtraxx, makers of the Tsunami Digital Sound Decoder. http://www.soundtraxx.com/

Richmond Controls, model railroad lighting systems. http://www.richmondcontrols.com/

Railroad Videos, Photograph and Prototype Information

RailServe.com for rail travel, hobby, and industry information. railserve.com/#directory

Video and images from TrainOrders.com: trainorders.com

RR Picture Archives. Searchable database containing over one million railroad-related photos. rrpicturearchives.net/default.aspx

Withers Publishing and Diesel Era Magazine. In-depth modern diesel information for detailers. Withers Publishing

North American Steam Locomotives. steamlocomotive.com