Hobby Shops (in the Susquehanna Division 11)
Hobby Shops (near the Susquehanna Division 11)
The Susquehanna Division 11 is home to several model railroad manufacturers as well as two railroad publishers.
Located in Montoursville, PA, Bowser Manufacturing manufacturers locomotives, rolling stock, detail parts, and other model railroading items in N through O scales. These items are marketed under several different names, including Bowser, Stewart Hobbies, Cal Scale, Cary, Selley, and English’s Model Railroad Supply.
Located in Honesdale, PA, Funaro and Camerlengo manufacturers finely detailed HO Scale Resin craftsman kits of rolling stock, and structures. A few S and O Scale Freight Car kits are also made.
Located in Allentown, PA, Lehigh Valley Models makes S scale kits of structures and vehicles.
Located in York, PA, Mount Vernon Shops manufacturers decals (specializing in PRR, RDG, and WM).
Located in Hanover, PA, The Railroad Press is a publisher of railroad related magazines and books — many of which focus on the region covered by the Susquehanna Division 11.
Located in Elizabethtown, PA, Ribbonrail (no website) makes track cleaning cars in N and HO scales as well as some track gauge, road-bed, and related products.
Located in Halifax, PA, Withers Publishing is a publisher of railroad related magazines and books — many of which focus on the region covered by the Susquehanna Division 11.
The division is blessed with a number of operating tourist railroads and attractions.
The Susquehanna division is host to a number of different railroad themed museums. Below are some of the most recommended in the area.