Our Affiliates & Partners
Following are links to various collectors clubs and other companies that may be of interest to you for repair and restoration information. If you would like to have your organization included here, please let us know.
Most parts in this section are being produced by Model Engineering Works. MEW is the countries leading manufacturer of American Flyer, Ives and many Lionel parts, including die-cast wheels. Effective immediately, all Model Engineering Works parts are being sold through our marketing partner, Hennings Trains. Please use the link below to visit the Hennings Trains website where you can see and order all available MEW parts.
Clubs & Organizations
- www.traincollectors.org Train Collectors Association
- www.ivestrains.org The Ives Train Society
- www.lionelcollectors.org Lionel Collectors Club of America
- www.lots-trains.org Lionel Operating Train Society
- www.nmra.org National Model Railroad Association
- www.ttos.org Toy Train Operating Society
- www.oscalekings.org O Scale Kings
Supplier & Services
www.widgetsupply.com Widget Supply: An ever-expanding inventory of precision tools and supplies across the world of hobbies and crafts.
www.hobbylobby.com Hobby Lobby: A leader in the arts and crafts industry, Hobby Lobby supplies a plethora of parts and tools across many hobby concentrations.
www.michaels.com Michaels: Supplies and inspiration for any craft.
www.tandyleatherfactory.com Tandy Leather: - Tandy Leather has been a resource for leathercrafters since 1919. In 2000, they combined experience with The Leather Factory to bring you Tandy Lather Factory, a place for all your leather resources.
www.osborneleathertools.com Osborn Leather Tools: – Since 1826, this company has been reputable for quality, professional-grade leather-crafting tools.
www.henningstrains.com Hennings Trains: Henning's Trains is an Authorized LIONEL Dealer & Factory Trained Service Station. We also have a very extensive repair parts department. We are a supplier and manufacturer of many reproduction parts and home of 'Collector Color'© Paint. Serving the model railroader since 1939, TCA member since 1966.
www.mthtrains.com M.T.H. Trains: A company dedicated to providing full product lines in HO Scale, two-rail & three-rail O Gauge, One Gauge, and Lionel Corp. Tinplate; invested in technology, services and management.
www.modelrailroaddata.com Model Railroad Resource Directory: Good source for various manufacturers, clubs, etc.
www.eastwood.com Eastwood: – A valuable resource for tools and techniques that saves auto restoration enthusiasts time and money.
www.hemmings.com Hemmings Motor News: A catch-all database for car refurbishing enthusiasts; this site has searchable restorations for sale ads, car club listings, an online car show and more.