More than just a funny word,
it's the scales we carry!

7001 24th Ave NW Seattle, WA
(206) 283-7886
Mon – Fri. 10 am to 7 pm
Sat. 9 am to 6 pm
Sun. 11 am to 5 pm
Bird's eye view of the store

Map to Seattle’s Train Center
Email us at seattlestrains@aol.com.  

Upcoming Local Train Shows

We will be at the shows with dots, see you there!
Got a show you want listed? Email us with all of the details.

Jul 14-20, Atlanta, GA
NMRA National Convention - "Peachtree Express". Info:-

Jul 17-20, Billings, MT
Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association Annual Convention; Crowne Plaza Hotel. Info:-

Jul 19-21, Ilwaco, WA
The Annual Clamshell Railroad Days celebrates the 125th anniversary of the IR&N Railroad-the only railroad that ran with the tides-that ran on the Long Beach Peninsula from 1889-1930. Co-sponsored with the Peninsula Model Railroad Club, it includes model railroad layouts from regional clubs, historical presentations, vendors and a bus tour. Info:-

Aug 16-18, Big Valley, AB
Alberta Free-mo 2013. An entire hockey rink filled with a modular layout! Info:-

Aug 16-18, Revelstoke, BC
Railway Days 2012, Revelstoke Railway Museum. Info: - Jennifer Dunkerson, Executive Director, at  1-877-837-6060 , railway@telus.net, www.railwaymuseum.com.

Aug 16-18, Snoqualmie, WA
Railroad Days is the annual community festival celebrating our spirit and origins as a railroad and logging town, and the home of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 King Street. Info:-

Aug 24 (Sat), Toppenish, WA
14th annual Northern Pacific Railway Museum Railroad Show at the Toppenish depot on Asotin Avenue, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26-27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; admission to be announced; tables $20. Info:- Larry Rice at  (509) 930-7210 , www.nprymuseum.org

Sep 15 (Sun), Missoula, MT
33rd Annual Train Show and Swap Meet, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Big Sky High School, 3100 South Ave., West. Info:- MMRC Show, P.O. Box 2315, Missoula, MT 59806-2315 or call Mike or Elaine Brown at  406-543-6123 , email: show@missoulamodelrail.org. Admission $3 for adults, children and under free.

Sep 21-22, Sherwood Park, AB
2013 Great Edmonton Model Train Show, 10 AM - 5 PM, *NEW LOCATION* Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way in Sherwood Park. Layouts, displays, clinics, dealers and LEGO! Info:- www.mmrf.ab.ca email:

Oct 19-20, Chilliwack, BC
Mount Cheam Lions Club Model Railway & Hobby Show, Sat 9am-5pm. Sun 10am-4pm. Location, Admission Prices TBA Info:- Don Carson,  604-847-0230 ,

Oct 26-27, Red Deer, AB
Red Deer Model Railroad show. Westerner Park in the Harvest Center 4847A 19th St. Red Deer. Sat: 10AM-5PM; Sun: 10AM-4PM. $5.00 per person, children 5 and under are free. Info:- Gord Sylvester,  403-986-3866 , reddeertrainshow@shaw.ca or

Nov 16 (Sat), Calgary, AB
Calgary Model Trainmen's Club 75th Birthday Party and Open House. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 619 12 Avenue SE, just north of the Stampede grounds. Parking is available on the east side of the building or on the street near the building. Info:-

Our Friend’s Layouts

Jon Bentz's Denver North Park & Western

Douglas Buescher's HO layout

Michael Dziubinski’s N Scale
Northwestern Pacific

Kirk Holmes' N scale Northern Burlington Division

Ron John's Northwest-inspired N scale layout

Bob Perin's N scale Dairy Plant and Layout

Seven-year-old Douglas Sinn's HO layout

Please visit our web site often for new photos
of our friend’s layouts

Local Clubs, Organizations
& Museums



Some of the Lines We Carry


Mini Metals

Republic Locomotive Works

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