The Brass Backshop Links page
A selection of web links to hard- to- find brass locomotive parts, supplies, and services, that may be of interest to our members and lurkers...
Brass Locomotive Parts Suppliers
Bear Locomotive Co. Hobbytown of Boston kits, parts, weights, and more
Bowser Manufacturing Calscale and Cary brass parts and more
Cando Plates Etched number/builder plates
Canon can motors (email only)
Greenway Products Drivers and other brass parts
North West Short Line Wheels, gears, motors, universals, etc.
Miniatures by Eric Brass parts for Canadian steam and diesel
PIA Yes, they are back, now absorbed into PSC's line (w/ new numbers)
Pittman Motors History and Info
Precision Scale Co. Lost wax castings and more
REBOXX Boxes and wheelsets
Tools and Supplies
Dave's Modeling tool pages
Metal Express "Cutting Edge 24/7"
Micro-Mark The small tool specialists - lots of great stuff !
North West Short Line Tools, metric screws, and more (tool line bought out, or ripped off by Micro-Mark)
Nickel plating service (email only)
Sierra Scale Models Nickel Plating Service
Online Metals "Small Quantities, Fast"
Precision Scale Model Engineering (PSME) Tools, metals, plastic, glass, rubber, motors, gears, and more... " The most complete single source of materials, products and services for the scale model maker available anywhere"
Resistence Soldering Resource Site DIY units and links
Ken Clark's Guide to repowering and regearing
Proto Trains Home Photo Etching explaination
Tobia's Photo-etching technique
Rivet Making from Proto48
Scratch Building Drivers from Proto48
Yahoo Repower and Regear group
Brass Locomotives and Rebuilders...
J. Bodenmann's brass quality Live steam NKP 2-8-4
Fine Art Models - Museum quality brass models
Mark Schutzer's web site - Lots of SP loco rebuilding
Steve Andersons Scratchbuilding
Yahoo Brass Collectors group
Prototype Locomotive Information
The Model Train Magazine Index Huge database of MR magazine articles
Denver Public Library Western Photographs Search
TrainNet (good forums)