Stay close to home and be safe as we roll into Summer 2021. Play with your trains! There’s never been a better time to get at those model railroad projects you’ve been putting off.
Check out these timeless tips from Helpful Oswald and readers of Model Trains from the 1960’s. This one from December, 1961. Click the image to enlarge!
Discover more about our club of model railroaders, toy train collectors and operators, the things we do as friends and how we have fun with our trains!
This happy group takes a break from shopping for trains at the TCA 2018 York meet to enjoy the Horseshoe Curve National Historic Site in Altoona, PA.
A variety of resources for model railroading in O gauge and any other scale. Podcasts, a directory of over 17,000 rail related Web sites, the O Gauge railroading forum community, more.
NEW: Moving Port Moody Station! Kyle Miller & Charles Reif. Local CPR history hits close to home for us both.
NEW: China to Mongolia railway adventure! Frank Schmidt takes us on a high speed and low speed ride from Beijing across the Trans-Mongolian-Railway.
How many 6464 Boxcars were there? Let’s ask TCA. Thanks Tom Modica for guiding us to the answer.
BC trains 2020 vacation and adventure tour! – Gavin & Tom Senft hit the hot spots and museums all across BC, from the Spiral Tunnels to Revelstoke.
NEW BOOK – Canadian Prewar Toy Trains, Available NOW! – Hot off the press by expert collectors Frank Schmidt and Charles Reif. To preview and or purchase, click below.
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Order NOW – Coming in 2022! MTH Premier Canadian Northern Railway 55 Ton All Steel Drop Bottom Gondola Car.
Order NOW – Coming in 2021! BEER cars for your train. Moosehead 36′ Premier Reefer by MTH.
SOLD OUT! MTH Premier Victoria Terminal Railway & Ferry Co. Reefer. Artwork coming soon from MTH.
SOLD OUT! April 20, 2021. MTH SW-8 British Columbia Electric locomotive project. Thanks to all who supported our latest locomotive project. Artwork from MTH coming soon.
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MTH’s FINAL catalog.
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The Canadian Toy Train Association meets on the last Sunday of the month 9 times a year, every month except Summer vacation July & August, Winter vacation in December. In-person Meets take place in Burnaby, BC. Doors open at 11:00 am, lunch is served at noon. Business meeting starts at 12:30, and auction starts at 1:00 pm.
Covid-19 NOTICE: Club meetings will resume outdoors in Langley for May & June, 2021. Cancelled meets take place online using the ZOOM e-meeting platform until further notice. All Covid-19 and Public Health requirements will be adhered to. Members will receive an invitation by email with their monthly e-newsletter and bulletin.
The latest is the May 2021 issue!
Lionel Trains TV Commercials! Classic advertising commercials seen over the years, including Johnny Cash.