S-scale Resources: Reference Materials

This page lists companies that manufacture and/or sell books, magazines, periodicals, and/or drawings that are focused on S-scale modeling.

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American Flyer Express (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Builders in Scale (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Calder Model Boats (click for web site)

U.K.

Specializes in drawings for model ships, including 1:64 ones.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

eBay (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Fast Tracks (click for web site)

(last reviewed: November 14, 2016)

Heimburger House (click for web site)

Publishes A.C. Gilbert and American Flyer books, and the S Gaugian, and Sn3 Modeler magazines.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Hobby Surplus (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Marty's Warehouse (click for web site)

Retailer. Carries A.F. products.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Narrow Gauge & Shortline Gazette (click for web site)

Monthly print magazine that occasionally has S-scale articles.

(last reviewed: September 05, 2016)

Olson Hobbies (click for web site)

16150 41st Ave NE, Lake Forest Park, WA

Stock older Lionel products in good condition, and original A.C. Gilbert catalogs. They also produce A.F. bumper stickers and shirt buttons.

(last reviewed: September 27, 2016)

Paul Scoles (click for web site)

The late Paul Scoles was a fantastic Sn3 modelers. His DVDs remain available, and many feature his beautiful S-scale narrow-gauge layout.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Port Lines Hobby Supplies (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. This is one of S-scale's largest retailers.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

RLN Publishing (click for web site)

Publisher of the former 1:64 Modeling Guide magazine. Publisher of Dick Karnes' book "Work Extra: 15 Useful Tips for Model Railroaders".

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Scenery Unlimited (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. A major S-scale retailer that also manufactures some of their own products. They also produce a catalog of S-scale products, somewhat similar to the Walthers catalogs.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Sidetracks (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Advertises in the NASG Dispatch. A major online retailer carrying nearly anything S-scale.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Gilbert Gallery (click for web site)

NASG Member. Carries a rotating inventory of A.C. Gilbert A.F. products, NASG Dispatch magazines, and Enhorning decals.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The S Scale Resource (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. NASG Member. Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. Bi-monthly, free, online magazine devoted to "scale" modeling.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Train Station (click for web site)

Retailer that carries some A.F. products.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Toy Trucker & Contractor (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Walthers (click for web site)

General retailer and distributor.

(last reviewed: September 30, 2016)

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