Garden City Railroad

Favorite Links

Here is a list of my favorite links! 


Arisocraft Trains Forum Forum for discussing Aristocraft products. 
Large Scale Central Forum for open discussion of large scale trains Forum Forum for open discussion of large scale trains



The Large Scale Trains Page by George Schreyer
Great resource for tips & tricks. A lot of the Ts&Ts are from a few years back and cover early models of large scale trains.
Greg's web site by Greg Elmassian Great resource for tips & tricks. Greg specializes in DCC and QSI sound
The West Berlin Garden Railroad by Bob Whipple Bob has done some great detailing on the Aristo Blue Comet Set and RDC cars. If you like CNJ, check out Bob's site
The Gold Dog Railroad Ward is a neighbor and has built an awesome layout. Very knowledgeable in electronics. 
Live Oak & Northern RR by Bob Pero Tips & Tricks on all aspects of garden railroading

Ottawa Valley Garden Railway Society


Tips, Ticks and Modeling Projects from our friends up north. Good battery R/C site
The Jersey Shore RR


This site  is by friend Jim Bangert, a big g-scale   enthusiast and avid photo taker

The Pine Needle Railroad


This is Tom Ball's site, another friend and also an associate of Jim Bangert, above. Tom's biggest gift is his kitbashing/scratch-building abilities.

Bob Shaw's RR Bob has an extremely well detail layoutand host open houses about twice a year.



Nicholas Smith Trains

(Carries all Scales)

NST is a great store for New Old Stock (NOS) equipment. My favorite brick and mortar store. He also has a web store.


USA Trains G-Scale Group    

RLD Hobbies





Great Forums for discussions, ideas and answers.

A great internet store for G-Scale and reasonably, if not the lowest priced on the internet




Brooklyn Locomotive Works

Fifer Hobby Supply

Model Train Stuff

Yankee Dabbler




I"ve been dealing with him since he started about 35 years ago


Relatively new, but also great. Family business, No NJ sales tax for me

Wide selection with web page telling how many's in stock

Yankee Dabbler carries a large amount of supplies for Model Railroading, in addition to Z, N, HO, O & Some G.



Cedarleaf custom decals


Fallen Flags and Other Railroad Photos   


Train Games for   


Model Railroads and Freight cars


German Wunderland   


Model Railroad & Misc. Electronics  


Arizona Hobbies



NYC Subway history



Transportation History: The Trolley, Tram and Streetcar



Rev. 5/9/21



Fantastic w/making your decals- Send inquiries to 


Probably the web's largest site for train pictures. Makes a great reference too.


Play Free Online Train Games


Explore model railroad construction and layout options


Huge animated layout in Germany


All things electrical how-to & instructions for model RR electronics

My go to site for the cheapest price on RR books and fast delivery. Also an excellent hobby shop.


NYC Subway history



All about Trolley systems and Lists of Museums


Always looking for good sites-feel free to send your favorites


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