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.

The National Model Railroad Association’s Home Page:

Model Railroader Magazine’s Website at

Gateway NMRA’s ‘Designing Model Railroad Operations.’

Modular Model Railroads. A website devoted to sectional, modular, and portable layouts., a vast resource of prototype and model railroading information.

Sacramento and Regional Model Railroad Organizations

Sacramento Valley Garden Railway Society.

Roseville Roundhouse Model Railroad Club.

European Train Enthusiasts.

National Model Railroad Association – Sierra Division.

Sacramento Valley Live Steamers.

Sacramento Model Railroad Historical Society.

North Coast Narrow Gaugers, a modular club that has appeared at the International Railfair.

The Northwest Railroad Prototype Modelers.

Other Modular Model Railroad Clubs

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

Historical/Preservation Societies and Organizations

Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society.

Western Pacific Railroad Historical Society.

The California Trolley and Railroad Corporation.

The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.

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

Union Pacific Historical Society.

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.

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

Digitrax, Inc. DCC manufacturer and supplier.

Soundtraxx, makers of the Tsunami Digital Sound Decoder.

Richmond Controls, model railroad lighting systems.

Railroad Videos, Photograph and Prototype Information for rail travel, hobby, and industry information.

Video and images from

RR Picture Archives. Searchable database containing over one million railroad-related photos.

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

North American Steam Locomotives.