Freelance Model Railroad Specialists

Limited Edition Freelance Model Railroading!


Introducing the Crescent Lines Founders' Fleet!

We celebrate the rich history of the C.C.M.R.C. by Honoring the Memory of Four Founding Members!


Home Shops will be at the 2023 Amherst Show!

January 28th and 29th at the Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds

1305 Memorial Avenue

West Springfield, MA  01089

Beginning on Wednesday January 25 On-Line orders will be shipped when we return from the Amherst Show.

Visit Us in the Young Building - Section 79 - Table M

Arkansas Valley 86' Box Car
Crescent Lines 86' Box Car
Cincinnati and Lake Erie 86' Box Car
Chinook Lines 86' Box Car
Maryland Southern 86' Box Car
Natchez Trace and Orient 86' Box Car
Virginia and Atlantic 86' Box Car

The Long-Awaited 86' Box Cars will be Available!!!


On January 28th our Just-Arrived Tangent Scale Models 86' Box Cars will be available

on our website as well as in-person at the Amherst Train Show!


We will also have an inventory of V&O Tanks Cars as well as PS-4750

covered hopper cars to sell at Amherst!




"Small-Batch" Tangent Scale Models

Virginian and Ohio Tank Cars

IN STOCK NOW!!!

Our Second Freight Car Offering!

V&O 402 - AFTON, VIRGINIA

V&O 405 - GALLIPOLIS, OHIO

V&O 408 - WEST CARROLLTON, OH - RE-STENCIL

V&O 409 - WEST CARROLLTON, OHIO

Available in four road numbers!

Each road number has a unique
V&O shop assignment stencil!

 


Freelance Tangent Scale Models PS-4750's are IN STOCK!

WEST FALLS NORTHERN

COPPER STATE RAILWAY

GULF & SHIP ISLAND

KANSAS PACIFIC

MICHIGAN INTERSTATE

TEXAS & GREAT NORTHERN

ARKANSAS VALLEY

Available in four road numbers each of seven first-time production run Freelance Model Railroads!  Only 65 cars of EACH ROAD NUMBER were produced so ensure you get the ones you want...!

Around The Layout Podcast

Episode No. 13

Click the button above to listen to Ray Arnott interview Home Shops founder Christopher Palmieri in Around The Layout Podcast Episode No. 13!  It is an easy listen and Ray does an excellent job of asking questions about Mr. Palmieri's own freelance concept as well as the formation of Home Shops.

Be sure to peruse the other episodes on the Around The Layout Podcast.  You just might find other Home Shops road owner's in the lineup!


IN STOCK NOW!!!

"HOME SHOPS" the Painting!

$60.00$39.99On Sale 33% OFF!

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Listen to our First interview on the "a ModelersLife" Podcast

Be sure to press the "Play" button below to listen while you discover our website!  This podcast is the Home Shops interview with Lionel Strang, Tony Cook, and Christopher Palmieri.  All things "Home Shops" related are discussed in this informative and entertaining episode!


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