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We have added a listing of O Scale suppliers to help aid the modeling community. Many of the fine models shown here on this site started from models made by many of these suppliers.

Proto48 Suppliers

American Switch & Signal
13052 Ratliff Run
Fishers, IN 46037-6266


John Pautz has a new and exciting line of very high quality Proto48 track components for Code 125, 138 and later Code 100 rail. The parts are cast in nickel silver and have very crisp detail and accurate dimensions.


1203 Rocherham Lane,
Beech Grove, Indiana 46107-3323
Email: Jcanternkp@aol.com

James offers a number of specialized jigs for track laying as well as P: 48 wheels, San Juan trucks and other items.

13020 Broili Drive
Reno, Nevada 89511
Phone: 775-852-2290

Paul Martineau is one the pioneers of Proto: 48. He offers several important items essential to Proto: 48 modeling. He makes both flat and three point track gauges for Code 100, Code 125 and Code 138/148 rail. He also makes an excellent locomotive quartering jig for converting steam locos and sell Ledloy steel for turning driver tires.


Website: http://www.nwsl.com

NWSL was recently sold and moved to Montana. They are restoring much of the original product line. Please contact them for your Proto48 wheel and loco conversions.


18498 Half Moon Street
Unit 203
Sonoma, CA 95476-4835 (707) 935-7011 (voice message)
Email: norm@protocraft.com
Website: www.protocraft.com

Norm Buckhart has a broad range of Proto: 48 wheels available for freight and passenger cars. He also sells a wide range of accurate brass trucks that are fully assembled and equipped with ball bearings on the axles.  You will find wheels for converting lead and trailing trucks for steam. Protocraft sells drop-in conversions for Weaver, Car Works and some Central Loco diesel drives. All of Norm's wheels are done in steel by Steve Grabowski and feature full front and back contours. Protocraft also sells Code 125 flex-track to speed the construction of your P48 railroad. They also sell a fully working brass AAR Type-E couplers.

7 Edgedale Court
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone: 1-610-678-2834
Email: richyoder@richyodermodels.com

Rich has imported a 44  and 70 tonner GE diesels as well as a Baldwin S-12 in proto48.  He also sells a number of Proto48 trucks.

Red Cliffs Miniatures
2166 Thomas Trail
Santa Clara, Utah 84765

Red Cliffs Miniatures has an extensive line of track related parts and details. You will find turnout kits, switch stands, instructional material on track building.   

P. O. Box 1028
Durango, Colorado 81302
Phone: 970-385-5256
Website: http://www.sanjuancarco.com

San Juan is a key supplier of Proto: 48 trucks. They currently offer 5 different trucks specifically designed for Proto: 48. The trucks are all made from plastic and engineering plastics. All of them are sprung and come with full brake rigging. In addition, San Juan makes fully automatic working couplers that are made from engineering plastics.