Portland Area N-trak

Links to other sites


ORGANIZATIONS

N-trak NTRAK Modular Railroading Society, Inc.

NMRA National Assosiation of model Railroaders.

TTrak A modular layout concept based on very small modules.

Australian TTrak T-Trak in Australia.

oNe Track A modular layout concept based on the Ntrak specification, but using a single track.

The World's Greatest Hobby Your Guide to the World of model trains. Newbies should start here.

PUBLICATIONS

Model Railroader, P. O. Box 1612, Waukesha WI 53187-1612, 800-533-6644.
Canadian Railway Modeller Magazine, Box 99 Station F, 355 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2L 2A5.
Mainline Modeler, 13110 Beverly Park Rd., Mukilteo, WA 98275-5847, 800-810-7660
Model Railroad News P. O. Box 1080, Merlin, OR 97532-1080, 541-955-1096,
Model Railroading, 2600 S. Parker Rd. Ste. 1-211, Aurora, CO 80014, 303-338-1700,
N Scale, 13110 Beverly Park Rd., Mukilteo, WA 98275-5847, 800-810-7660
N Scale Railroading, P. O. Box 77296, Seattle, WA 98177-0296, 206-364-1295
Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette, P. O. Box 26, Los Altos, CA 94023-0026, 800-545-4102
Railmodel Journal, 2403 Champa St., Denver, CO 80205-2621, 303-296-1600
Railroad Model Craftsman, P. O. Box 700, Newton, NJ 07860-0700, 973-383-3355

LOCAL HOBBY SHOPS

Arrow Hobby Sales & Service: Roseburg, OR. Hobby store for modelers and craftsmen. Many unique and specialized products.

Eugene Toy & Hobby: Eugene, Oregon. Model railroading is our business! We carry all major scales and brands. We order weekly from Walthers, Horizon, and many other suppliers. If we don't have it, we can get it! We also feature a complete service department and are the only Factory Authorized Lionel Service Station in the State of Oregon.

Tammies Hobbies: Beaverton, OR A large selection of HO and N scale trains and supplies. A knowledgeable staff to answer your questions.

The Hobbysmith: Portland, OR. Railroad oriented hobby shop which features a layout on which regular operating sessions are held. Website includes web cam from the layout.

Mainline Trains: Forest Grove, OR. We are a new store! We have a wide selection of HO and N scales. We will order just about anything for anyone. We take 20% off all retail prices, and we're just your only "good" train store in the northwest!

Scheffel's Toys: Jacksonville, OR. Carrying Z, N, HO, G, and #1 gauge trains plus other high quality toys for the young and young at heart.

Village Depot: Cottage Grove, OR. Brass models in all scales and an excellent selection of plastic locomotives and rolling stock from major manufacturers in HO and N scale.

Whistle Stop Trains: Portland, OR. Carrying all scales of trains, including brass, plastic kits, detail parts, and kits. Widest selection of detail parts found on the web or in any store.

Norvac Electronics: 7940 Nimbus Ave Beaverton, 1545 Commercial St NE 97301 Portland, 960 Conger St Eugene, 503-585-9810. While not a hobby shop, Norvac has a huge line of electronic parts, tools and kits. Just the thing for all your layout's electrical and electronic needs.

OTHER CLUBS

Aloha and Western Oregon Lines HO Model Railroad Club: Aloha, OR. HO modular model railroad layout, shown at several shows in the Portland, OR area each year.

Beaverton Modular Railroaders: The HO club next door to us in Alpenrose Dairy.

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club: Portland, OR. The layout models the railroads in the Columbia Gorge in HO scale.

Corvallis Society of Model Engineers: Adair Village, OR. HO model railroad club established in 1959. Meets Wednesdays at 7PM. Large permanent DCC layout. New members welcome.

Greater Portland LEGO Railroaders: Portland, Oregon. We are adult LEGO train fans that model using nothing but LEGO. We splintered off from www.PNLTC.org.

Over The Hill Live Steamers: Chiloquin, OR. Currently has 13,000 feet of 7.5" gauge track. This 1st Class operation is open to the general public on the 4th of July 2000.

Pacific Crossings Model Railroad Club: Salem, OR. Primarily large scale model railroads but members have G, O, HO, and N scales both indoor and garden railroads.

Pacific Northwest Division of the Toy Train Operating Society:Seattle, WA & Portland, OR. Site for model railroad information, train collecting, operating information. Links, photos. Division of the Toy Train Operating Society.

Pacific Northwest Livesteamers: Molalla, OR. 1 1/2" Scale 7 1/2" Gauge Train Park in Molalla Oegon. Open Sundays 12 - 5PM May to October to the general public. Membership available.

Rose City Garden Railway Society - Portland, Oregon: Portland, Oregon. Portland Oregon's Rose City Garden Railway Society - Promoting and practicing the hobby of Large-Scale and Garden Railroading.

South Coast Model Railroaders: North Bend, Oregon. One of the smaller clubs, but visitors welcome.

Train Mountain Railroad Museum: Chiloquin, OR. Co-Sponsor of the I.B.L.S. Year 2000 Meet. The world's largest 1/8 scale railroad. On over 2200 acres there is currently nearly 19 miles of 7.5" gauge track laid.

OTHER MODELER'S SITES

Carl Arendt's Trackplan page

Another page of N Scale track plans

Plans for an N-scale layout For the Absolute Beginner

N-Scale Web Ring

David's World of N-Scale

Bill's Railroad Empire

Railroad Builders Magazine On-line

The Railwire. A Fourm for modelers

Train Board Another Fourm for modelers and railfans

REAL RAILROADS

Union Pacific Railroad

Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Mount Hood Railroad Enjoy the splendors of the scenic Columbia Gorge while climbing through the spectacular Hood River Valley.

Portland and Wesatern, and Willamette and Pacific Railroads. Part of the Genesee and Wyoming system

Port of Tillamook Bay. Including the railroad and pictures of the damage from the december 2007 storms.

TriMet Information about Portland's MAX, WES and the Portland Street Car system.

Dr. Richard Leonard's rail Archive. Unit course on Locomotive Fireing

Phil Jern on how to bootstrap a Steam Locomotive

Oregon Rail Heritige Foundation The friends of 4449

Oregon Chapter of Opperation Lifesaver

Washington Park and Zoo Railroad The train that runs on 5 miles of track through the Oregon Zoo and Washington park. I'm not sure if this is a small train or a large model.

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