The Open Air Loading Dock measures 6  1/2 inches (W) x 13 1/2 inches (L) x 7 inches (H). The loading dock is 2 1/2 inches wide and 13 1/2 inches long. The standard Flat Car Loading dock is used as a ramp for this structure so adds an extra 8 inches to the total length. The roof is styrene plastic painted to simulate a tarred roof. Please visit the OnLine Store for pricing.

Storage Tank on Wood Platform

An O scale storage tank the old fashion way sitting on top of a wood superstructure ready to service your favorite steam locomotive. The tank is 9 inches long and sits on top of a wood platform approximately 3 1/2 inches high. The design of the superstructure has changed. The single tank represents the design. The tank is available decorated with one of several railroad / custom decals.

Please go to our OnLine Store for pricing.

Trackside Universal Loading Dock with Railing

The standard loading dock can be modified to include an optional railing system on the top portion. Please see the OnLine Store for more photos and price.

Trackside Universal Loading Dock

Flat Car Loading Dock

Loading Docks

Made from the same wood as all our bridges these loading docks are extremely sturdy and durable. The universal loading dock measures 14 inches long with a 6 inch ramp for a total of 20 inches. The dock is 3 inches wide so can also be used as a universal dock between two tracks. The flat car loading dock measures approximately 4 inches with a 6 inch ramp for a total of 10 inches. This dock can be placed at the end of a line where a flat car can be backed up to it for loading.

These docks are custom built to order so please allow 2 weeks for delivery. Custom lengths can also be accommodated.

Wood Water Tower

The superstructure for this tower is made from the same wood used for our bridges and decking so offers a solid sturdy foundation. There are now two versions of this water tower. Version 1 has a plastic tank while version 2 has a wood laminated plastic tank. Both versions have plastic ladders and piping are plastic while the vent pipe is is plastic coated wire. The railing is piano wire. The plastic tank is 4” tall and 2 inches in diameter. The wood tank is 3 inches tall and 2.5 inches in diameter The wood superstructure is about 8 ¼ inches tall and about 4 inches square at the base.

In this section we introduce wood based Trackside structures that would be at home in the age of big steam locomotives. Please note wood bridges shown below are showcased in the Wood Bridges page (see Tab above).

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Wood Structures (Steam Era Classic Series)

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