Below you will find links to other model railroad clubs and museums in the greater Southern California area, hobby stores, model manufacturers, and other resources that you might find interesting and useful. Just click anywhere on a place to visit their respective website.

Model Railroad ClubsSan Diego County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County

Model Train Hobby ShopsSan Diego County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, Online

Model Railroad Clubs – San Diego County

La Mesa Model
Railroad Club

HO Scale Club
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Tue-Sun, 11 am – 4 pm
(619) 233-8269

North County Model Railroad Society

HO Scale
230 Peyri Dr
Oceanside, CA 92057
(Heritage Park)
Sat, 10 am -3 pm

San Diego Model Railroad Association

HO Scale, O Scale, On3 Club
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Tue-Sun, 11 am – 4 pm

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Tue-Sun, 11 am – 4 pm
(619) 696-0199

San Diego Society of N Scale


N Scale, Pacific Desert Lines
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Tue-Sun, 11 am – 4 pm
(619) 696-0199



Modular Z Scale Club

Model Railroad Clubs – Los Angeles County

Belmont Shore Model Railroad Club

N Scale
3601 S. Gaffey St, Building 824
San Pedro, CA 90731
Tue: 5-7pm, Sat: 12-4 pm

  California Southern
  Model Railroad


HO Scale
12140 Firestone Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650
Wed & Sat 6-10 pm
(562) 863-3156

  East Valley Lines
  Model Railroad


N Scale
5200 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Sat & Sun, 10 am – 4 pm

Group 160

N Scale
Modular N Scale Club

  Los Angeles
  Live Steamers
  Railroad Museum


7.5in Gauge
5202 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 661-8958

  Slim Gauge


300 S. Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
(See website for open house dates.)

Glendale Model
Railroad Society


HO Scale. Verdugo Velley Lines
619 Hahn Ave
Glendale, CA 91203
1st Mon each month, 7:30-10 pm

Los Angeles Model Railroad Society (LAMRS)

HO Scale
26008 Western Ave
Harbor City, CA 90710
Tues, 7 – 9 pm
(424) 333-9477

European Train  Enthusiasts

HO Scale
1107 Beech St.
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Pasadena Model
Railroad Museum


HO Scale. Sierra Pacific Line
5458 Alhambra Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90032
3rd Sunday each month, 1 – 5pm
(323) 222-1718

Model Railroad Clubs – Orange County

Orange County
Garden Railway

G Scale

Orange County
Model Engineers


7.5 Gauge (Makerel Flats and Goat Hill Junction Railroad)
2480 Placentia Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
3rd weekends: Public rides

Orange County
Module Railroaders Inc.


Modular HO Scale Club

Orange County

Modular N Scale Club (Ntrak)
PO Box 7072
Fullerton, CA 92384-7072

Pioneer Western
Model Railroad Club

HO Scale Club
7422 Orangethorpe
Buena Park, CA 90620
Mon, 8 – 10 pm
(714) 562-6718

N Trak Express

Modular N Scale Club

Model Railroad Clubs – Riverside County

Coachella Valley Model Railroaders

HO Scale Club
82503 Highway 111
Indio, CA 92201

Corona Model Railroad Society


HO Scale Club
510 West Foothill Parkway
Corona, CA 92882

Riverside Live Steamers


7.5 Gauge Live Steam
1421 Iowa Ave
Riverside, CA 92507
2nd & 4th Sun, 10 am – 3 pm
(951) 779-9024

Model Train Hobby Shops – San Diego County

Frank the Trainman

4233 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92013
Daily, 11-4 pm
(619) 295-1611

Reed’s Hobby Shop

8039 La Mesa Blvd.
La Mesa, CA 91942
Mon-Sat, 10-6 pm, Sun, 12-4 pm
(619) 464-1672

Model Train Hobby Shops – Los Angeles County

Burbank House of Hobbies

911 S. Victory Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91502
Mon-Sat, 11-4 pm, Sun, 12-4 pm
(818) 848-3674

Orange Empire Model Trains


894 N Garey Ave Suite 101
Pomona, CA 91767
Thu-Sun, 11-5 pm
(909) 671-4078

RailMaster Hobbies

9812 Belmont St.
Belflower, CA 90706
Tue-Fri, 10-6 pm, Sat 10-5 pm, Sun 12-4 pm

The Original Whistle Stop

2490 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
Mon-Sat, 10-5 pm, Sun 11-4 pm
(626) 796-7791

Train Shack Inc

1030 N Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505
Mon-Sat, 10-6 pm, Sun, 11-5 pm
(818) 842-3330

Model Train Hobby Shops – Orange County

Arnie’s Model Trains

6452 Industry Way B
Westminster, CA 92683
Mon-Sat, 10-6 pm
(714) 893-1015

Milepost 38

6452 Industry Way
Westminster CA 92683
Mon-Sat, 11-5 pm
(714) 892-9471

The Train Crossing

1113 Baker St F
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tue-Fri, 11-7 pm, Sat 9-5 pm
(714) 549-1596

Model Train Hobby Shops – Riverside County

Dynamic Hobbies

811 E Florida Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543
Mon-Sat, 10:30-6 pm, Sun, 11-5 pm
(951) 925-9331

Model Train Hobby Shops – Online

MB Kline
Model Train Stuff

Midwest Model  Railroad

N Scale Division

N Scale


Yankee Dabbler

Resources – Electronics and Software

Java Model Railroad Interace (JMRI)

JMRI is intended as a jumping-off point for hobbyists who want to control their layouts with a computer.



The Digitrax Complete Train Control® system brings fun and realism to model railroading.  With the LocoNet Network and its many devices, all aspects of model train operation and layout command control can be accomplished.

Layout Command Control (LCC)


OpenLCB/LCC is a system to control and communicate with accessories on your model railroad. In most instances, it will work in parallel with a traction system, such as DCC

RR-Cirkits, Inc.

RR-Cirkits is a source for NMRA Layout Command Control (LCC) compliant products.