- Updated 9/10/10 -

Links for Kits and Parts

Peach Creek Shops Lots of great stuff for the steel modeler

Plastruct Available direct, or through Walthers, Peach Creek, and others

State Tool and Die Steel mill rolling stock and accessories

KenRay Models  Has a nice line of steel mill cars and detail parts in N Scale, and be expanding their steel detail parts into HO later this year.

Alkem Scale Models  Very nice goggle and gate valve kits in HO Scale, along with other HO and N detail, signal, car and structure kits.

Prairie-Works  Videos of steel modeling and steel related subjects

Steel Mill Model Supplies

Michael Rabbitt's Steel Mill Plans

Highly detailed drawings of prototype steel mills,  coke ovens, equipment, and buildings related to the steel and railroad Industries. Based on original engineering drawings and information from industrial sources.

Drawing Listing - 1/2006 (MS Word file)

HABS-HAER Drawing Listing - 1/2006 (MS Word file) - 

Available from:
Michael L. Rabbitt
  565 Forest Road
  Wayne, PA 19087


Rick Rowlands Steel Mill Drawing CD's

Youngstown District Drawing CDs available from the Tod Engine Foundation:

Vol. 1 Campbell Works Blast Furnaces
Vol. 2 Brier Hill Rolling Mills
Vol. 3 Brier Hill Jeannette Blast Furnace
Vol. 4 Brier Hill Maps and Boilerhouse

Coming soon:

Vol. 5 Brier Hill Open Hearth
Vol. 6 Brier Hill Grace and Tod Furnaces
Vol. 7 Brier Hill Coke Plant

Each CD contains scans of original mostly Youngstown Sheet and Tube engineering drawings in PDF format. The age of the drawings range from 1908 to 1979. Some of the CDs also contain photographs. What is on the CDs represent about 5% of the drawings in the custody of the Tod Engine Foundation.

The cost is $20.00 each plus $1.50 S&H per order. Order by mail, or pay via Paypal from:

Tod Engine Foundation
   2261 Hubbard Road
   Youngstown, OH 44505


Brosnan Steel Industry and Modeling Photo CD's

Six photo CD’s & a DVD are now available. 


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Coke & Steel Volume 1 & 2

Includes mill buildings, blast furnaces, BOF’s, ore bridge, locomotives, specialized cars and various ancillary equipment, from Weirton, Lukins, Johnstown, Mingo Jct. Acme steel & Coke, Chicago, LTV Cleveland, Sparrows Point and others. Over 500 images taken over the past 15 years,  most on company property with permission.



Rouge Steel

Contains over 250 images taken on three different visits.



National Steel(SIG & NMRA Members Only)

Approximately 140 images taken on Zug Island before the USS merger.



McLouth & Ferrous

Over 100 images including detail shots from the bell platform. Ferrous Processors is a scrap steel dealer.



2004 SIG & Modelers Meet

Includes Lackawanna Coke and other industries on the tour as well as photos of the model displays and Ken McKorey’s steel mill layout visit.



Lake Michigan Mills

350 photos of ISG and Gary Works.



Tribute to Dean Freytag

About 200 photos of models built by Dean Freytag.



All of the above, plus, on one DVD

Over 2300 photos, and two PDF Rouge Maps, one of track plans for the Rouge complex and a more detailed plot plan for the blast furnace, coke and byproducts plants.


Note: The Rouge Maps are two PDF scans, one of track plans for the Rouge complex and a more detailed plot plan for the blast furnace, coke and byproducts plants (available on the DVD only, not available separately).

Postage and Handling is $2.50 for the first 2 CD/DVD's and $.50 each additional CD

Please download and print the Order Form (MS Word file) before making an order.

Email any questions, or mail Payment to:

Brendan Brosnan
   6112 Tennyson Dr.
   Baton Rouge, LA 70817


Goldberg's Sparrows Point Site Plan

The complete P&BR track plan dated 12/31/2000, with all track and buildings on Sparrows Point. This includes the Bethlehem Steel plant and all other industries on the Point. 

The plan consists of 17  81/2" X 11" pages, and sells for $10.00 plus $2.25 shipping. Contact:

Ira Goldberg
   531 Grant Drive
   Gettysburg, Pa 17325


Wehe Steel Equipment Models and Decals

Buckets, Ladles, Spouts, Hooks, Slabs, and Decals (URR and more)

Wehe Scrap Bucket
Resin BOF Scrap Bucket
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Resin BOF  Scrap Bucket and Clamshell
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Resin Ladle pre-heat station
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Resin Ladle Stand with tapered ladle
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Resin Ladle Rest with tapered ladle
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Cast Resin Parts
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Price and Order Form
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Limited Decals

Available from:
Brandon Wehe
   5981 Triple Crown Drive
   Medina, Ohio 44256-7474


Chuck Pravlik Steel Equipment Models

Rolling Stands, Breakers, Beehive ovens

Casting order form

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HO MESTA 4 High Mill Stand resin kit
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4 High Mill Stand model built up
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N 4 High Mill Stand resin kit
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HO Scale Breaker Mill Stand and Rollers resin kit
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Beehive Coke Oven front walls
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Resin parts for an upcoming kit of a United 44" Blooming Mill

Available from:
Charles V Pravlik
   1116 Fayette Ave
   Scottdale, PA 15683