​Word is getting out. My apologies - with respect to custom built structures only I am now booked through Dec of this year. Unless there is a cancellation any new job won't begin till Jan 2018. This does not affect any kit , detail or train resale.

New Product - Billboard Signs

A new structure has been added to our City Structures line. The billboard has a sign area measuring 3 x 6 inches (O scale 12 x 24 feet). Overall height is about 5 inches. The billboard is constructed with white styrene plastic. The board area will be either gray ABS or white styrene. The billboard will be sold either undecorated or with a sign of your choice. The sign is printed on heavy card stock paper. We will also print decals and attach to white styrene if desired at an extra cost. Simply contact us and let us know what you would like.

For more new products see our New Products Plastic or New Products Wood web pages!

Road to North Pole​

​What better directions for the Polar Express passengers than road signs to the North Pole and Santa's Workshop! Sold as a set of two (double sided) 'billboard' signs.

We specialize in custom wood bridges and decking for HO/On30/S/O scale and custom designed plastic and wood O Scale trackside structures. All products are fully assembled for all your railroad needs.

All our O-scale track side structures are custom designed. These structures are made from heavy duty ABS and styrene plastics or the same wood we use for our bridges and decking. We offer locomotive sheds,grain silos, hopper car loaders, water towers, tank depots, tank farms, tank stands, industrial tanks, service platforms and RR/industrial/city street signs and a fully equipped oil refinery. All wood based designs have been collected into a category called "Steam Era Classics". Almost all track side structures can be modified to you specific needs. 
The customer may choose decals from a selection of railroad/industrial names or ask for custom designs.

We build model railroad truss, girder, deck bridges, and trestle decking for HO, On30, S and O scale model railroads with a very dense naturally black wood. The type of wood used produces an extremely sturdy structure giving a much closer look to a real railroad bridge than other lighter colored woods. All structures will fit the appropriate HO/On30/S/O scale setup including track with built-in ballast. Please browse through our products and remember custom lengths are available!

Please visit the Photo Gallery to see ideas about mixing and matching various structures plus customer application photos.

For War Gamers both the AmeriTowne building kits plus the Woodland Scenics DPM kits are the perfect size for 28 mm figures!

In addition we also sell finished product from a select group of manufacturers:

  • Ameri-Towne building kits from O Gauge Model RR.
  • Woodland Scenics O Scale Figures and DPM / Landmark Building Kits.
  • O Scale and HO Scale Craftsman Kits from Walthers, JV Models, American Model Builders, Berkshire Valley and more.
  • O Scale Details from various manufacturers.
  • Atlas O  Locomotives and Rolling Stock NIB (both Master Line and Trainman) at a reasonable cost.

​Simply navigate to our Products web page (see tab at top of page).​

All customers – please be advised:

With the exception of details, figures and 'ready to assemble' kits such as Ameritowne, DPM, Woodland Scenics etc. which are shipped within 2-3 days from receipt of order there is no stock on custom built structures.

All wood and plastic structures built by Model Structures are basically one of a kind custom built and assembled from scratch. While worth the wait they will take time to build. Lead time for construction will vary depending upon order backlog.

At receipt of order or if you would like to email me before order placement asking about lead time I will be happy to give an estimate on start time. I will do my best to keep each customer informed of the situation and as always keep them fully informed on progress once construction begins.

To see what we have to offer please visit our PRODUCTS page at - PRODUCT

For item availability and prices please visit our Online Store at - ONLINE STORE

Welcome to Model Structures for Model Railroads

Custom built plastic and wood structures for your model railroad layout

Wood Bridges and Decking for Model Trains
​Plastic and Wood O Scale Trackside Structures
Custom Model Building Services 
​Kits and Details

Model Structures for Model Railroads


​To all customers that have bought custom built plastic product with loose platforms. Please be aware the platforms may bend if left loose and not glued down. Apparently gluing diamond plate veneer to the styrene causes the warpage over time due to effects of glue shrinkage. This affects towers, tanks, and other structures with top platforms. If you discover a warped platform please contact me for replacement.

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