Mizell Trains and Hobbies
Located in Westminister, CO - Mizell Trains and Hobbies is a great supporter for our annual Rails in the Rockies Model Railroad Event.
Located in Denver - World's largest model train store serving model railroaders in all scales.
Hank's Model Trains Inc.
Located in Louisville, CO - Hank's has Lionel, MTH, VWR, WMS, and KLINE - All scales from Standard, G, O, S, HO, and N.
Located in Fort Collins, CO - trains (including On30) and train supplies as well as airplanes, cars, boats, rockets and more.
Anvil Mountain Models
Website for precision laser-cut scale structure kits in various scales and innovative Modular Timber Frame Systems that allow the modeler a limitless number of options when building structures.
DCC Hobby Supply
Specializing in top quality DCC products and other fine model railroading items.
Digitrax Command Control
Information about the Digitrax Command Control system.
North Coast Engineering
Information about the North Coast Engineering (NCE) digital command control system.
National Model Railroader Association
The NMRA sets the standards which makes our hobby possible. Through its many programs, the NMRA makes model railroading more enjoybable for everyone.
Information on Model Railroading in our region.
Other Sites of Interest
Boulder Model Railroader Club
Northern Colorado Model Railroader Club
Rocky Mountain Division -- Train Collectors Association -- The Premium Toy Train Site!
Photos, history and documents of the Gilpin Tramway and the mines, mills, towns and other railroads that serviced the rich mining veins of Gilpin County Colorado.
John Allen's Gorre and Daphetid
For any who may be interested in John Allen's G&D, here is a new website that contains a wonderful collection of photographs. Many of these are unpublished, having been found only recently. If you would like to relive the old Varney adds from the 1950's or just look around doesn't matter, just enjoy.
Lex Parker's Narrow Gauge Model Railroad
This site was found while searching for Denver & Rio Grande info.
A partial list of good sources that show how modeling can be done in a small space...
Prepared for Rails in the Rockies IX – February 18-19, 2006
http://www.wymann.info/ShuntingPuzzles/ --- MODEL RAILWAYS SHUNTING PUZZLES Website.
http://andrews-trains.fotopic.net/ --- Operations Focused Layout Designs.
http://www.naisp.net/mfischer/m_train2.htm#topopage --- All ‘N’ Scale small layouts, many ideas.
http://www.carendt.us/ --- MICRO LAYOUTS FOR MODEL RAILROADS, by Carl Arendt.
http://layoutdesigns.com/ --- A selection of model railroad plans and designs.
http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu/~smithbf/BFSpages/LDSIGprimer/TOC.html --- Lots of good information about layout design. Several chapters give a lot of things to think about regarding a model railroad layout. This is the layout design primer, and a pointer to The Layout Design Special Interest Group.
http://dbromage.railpage.org.au/small-layouts/ --- Dave's SMALL LAYOUT DESIGN GALLERY.
http://www.gatewaynmra.org/project.htm --- A really great batch of ideas and examples from the Gateway Division of the National Model Railroad Association. These folks are in the greater St. Louis, MO area and are very active.
http://membres.lycos.fr/pyfornier/Mine/Mine.htm --- Several very good examples of fine modeling, as well as modeling hints. Some parts are only in French, but can be understood from the photos.