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  LINKS & RESOURCES FOR MODEL RAILROADERS
Below are links to regional clubs, public layouts, hobby shops, shows and more. Click on a subject to take you to the links. We have supplied all information available on a specific subject.  If you have information on additional regional hobby-related items, please contact us.
Clubs Shops Shows Press Around Jackson
 
Clubs and Public Layouts

Baton Rouge Area

Baton Rouge Scale Modelers
 
- Scale Model Kits - Building and Collecting
GRAND PACIFIC RAILROAD
- Operating HO Layout - ahouston3@charter.net
Midsouth RR Club
 - Operating HO Layout Tuesdays 7 – 9 PM
OLD HICKORY RAILROAD
 - Ride a live steam train at our clubhouse location!

TALL TIMBER & SANTA FE RAILROAD
 - Operating HO Layout - jlof811@att.net
TCA LOUISIANA CHAPTER
 - The Louisiana Chapter of the Train Collectors Association


Regional Model Railroads

Alexandria area
T.R.E.E. HOUSE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
 
- Alexandria, LA - The Home of the HO Rockwell Railroad. Click here for photos!

SHREVEPORT AREA
Ark-La-Tex HO Modular Model RR Club

NEW ORLEANS AREA
Crescent City Model Railroaders
 - Operating HO Layout
Crescent City S Scale Model RR Club
 
- Modular S-Scale Layout

HOUSTON / GALVESTON AREA
GALVESTON COUNTY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB
- Large N, HO , G and Lionel Layouts
HOUSTON AREA "G" GAUGERS
- G-Gauge Club and Layout
HOUSTON AREA LIVE STEAMERS
 
- Live Steam Railroad
HOUSTON N'CROWD
- N Gauge Club with layout about Papa Ben's Train Place in Houston
Lone Star Region NMRA
TEXAS STATE RAILROAD
- Steam and diesel excursions

JACKSON, MS AREA
JACKSON SOCIETY OF MODEL ENGINEERS
 -
Jackson, Mississippi Multi-Scale Group

PENSACOLA, FL AREA
Pensacola Scale Model RR club

SILVERHILL, AL
WALES WEST RAILROAD
-
Riding Railroads and Garden Railroads


Regional RR Websites

LOUISIANA STEAM TRAIN ASSOCIATION
 
- Restored SP745
Louisiana•Rail•Site
 
-
Louisiana RRs Information and Photographs

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Shops, Repair Service, & More

BATON ROUGE

Andy's Hobbytown
8484 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 928-1534
http://www.hobbytownebatonrouge.com/

ACCUCRAFT Large Scale Train Dealer
Peter Oelschlaeger (225)664-1146

FLBTRAIN, INC.
Railroad and railroad customer consultancy / Railroad, industrial and railroad scenic photography
Email: forrest@flbtrain.com
http://flbtrain.smugmug.com


NORTH SHORE AREA

Electric Train Depot
1111 S. W. Railroad Ave.
Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454
Phone: (985) 386-2236
          (985) 370-7200
fowlerint@yahoo.com
www.electrictraindepot.com
10AM to 4PM Monday through Saturday

Hammond Hobbies (originally HOBBY HUT)
18175 Old Covington Hwy.
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 549-0723
http://hammondhobbies.com/

Uncle Sam's Trains - Repair and Service
12 Deni Court
Covington, LA 70433
By Appointment Only:
985-893-6926
gkosanovich@bellsouth.net

http://www.unclesamstrains.com/


NEW ORLEANS AREA

Hub Hobby
3829 Airline Dr
Metairie LA 70001
504 828-6868
http://www.hubhobbyshop.com/

Mike’s Train Shop
2000 20th Street
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 466-8531


HOUSTON / GALVESTON AREA

G & G Hobby Shop
2522 Times Blvd
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 529-7752
http://www.gandgmodelshop.com/

Papa Ben's Train Place
2506 South Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77098
(713) 523-5600
http://www.papabens.com
papabens@pearlman.com

Mike's Hobby Shop
212 Main Street
Humble, Texas
(713) 446 7550
(800) 724 5386

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Shows

TCA LONESTAR DIVISION TRAIN SHOW
First Saturday in March and November, in coordination with the Ponchatoula Trade Days
Click on the link above for more information.
 

Big Texas Train Show
Click on the links for more information:
http://www.bigtexastrainshow.com
https://www.facebook.com/bigtexastrainshow

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Press / Photos

ADVOCATE FUN ARTICLE ON THE GREATER BATON ROUGE MODEL RAILROADERS - The Advocate's great article on the GBRMM Club at Jackson, Louisiana.
GREATER BR MODEL RAILROADERS ON TV - Story on the club and trains from LPB's LOUISIANA:THE STATE WE'RE IN
Working On The Railroad - Newspaper article on Greater BR Model Railroaders

LAST DAY AT AMERICA'S TRAIN YARD - Photo collage
2006 CLUB HOLIDAY PARTY AT THE ESPOSITOS - Photo Collage

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Other Railroad Websites of Interest

COOL TRAIN PHOTOS - Unusual Railroad Photographs!

Around Jackson

JACKSON, LOUISIANA - The Website
Area CALENDAR OF EVENTS - What's happening in the area
Annual Civil War Reenactment of The Battle of Jackson Crossroads - Coming up April 28th & 29th

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