and Sound Supplies, Books, DVDs & Magazines
HO & N Scale Model Trains, Model Supplies, DCC
and Sound Supplies, Books, DVDs & Magazines
3979 S. Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Phone: (414) 482-1566

In-Stock at South Side Trains

South Side Trains
  • Engines: 45 to 50 different types of HO & N, many makes and manufacturers
  • Freight Cars: 1,500 to 2,000 different types of HO & N, many makes and manufacturers
  • Scenery: Mostly Woodland Scenics, Scenic Express, Noch, and JTT
  • DVDs: 20 to 30 different titles, mostly Cvision and Pletz Express
  • Model Train Books: Morning Sun, White River, Signature Press and others
  • Model Railroading Magazines: Model Railroader, Trains, Railroad Model Craftsman, TRP, RailFan & Rail Road, Classic Trains, N Scale Magazine, N Railroading, Model Railroader, all Kalmbach Special issues, Historical Society publications including The Milwaukee Railroader, CNW Historical Society, The SOO, NKP, DMIR, N&W, Penn Central, Conrail and others
  • DCC: NCE, Digitrax, TCS, Dcc Specialties, Soundtraxx
  • Detail Parts: about 400 different skus
  • Model Vehicles / Figures: CMW, Athearn, Brekina, Busch, Preiser, Woodland Scenics
  • Model Structures: Woodland Scenics and Model Power (built up), Cornerstone (kits)
  • Train Track: Peco, Atlas, Kato, Bachmann
  • Styrene / Paint: Evergreen (styrene), Model Master (enamel), Badger (acrylic) Trucolor (solvent based acrylic), and others.  (only railroad colors, no automobile)

Store Hours


Sunday / Monday:  Closed 
Tues / Wed / Friday:  11 AM to 5 PM
Thursday: 11 AM to 6 PM

  9 AM to 3 PM 

We are located at:
3979 S. Howell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Basically, we're on the NW corner of Norwich and Howell Ave
We Proudly Accept

Cash & In-state Checks

Gift Certificates


Saw You On eBay

"I’ve seen you guys on eBay – what’s that all about?"

Yes, we are South_Side_Trains on eBay and on average we have between 60 and 100 listings per week. This is a consignment service offered to our customers. Our auctions typically run from Tuesdays to Saturdays and the opening bids are usually $29.99. 

We are always interested in quality consignments.  If you wish to inquire about a consignment please give me a call (Tom – 414-482-1566). Before we accept a consignment for auction, we extensively review the items and discuss with you your expectations before they are sent to auction.