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The House of Trains

(3850 South Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, ILL USA)

The House of Trains was the largest retail hobby shop in the US Midwest and Chicago area, supplying Lionel and American Flyer models as well as ranges of kits and other accessories.


The House of Trains kits for refrigerators and box cars. Wooden bodies with pre coloured card sides.

The House of Trains Order Form.

Lionel catalog 1948, overprinted The House of Trains Chicago

Lionel catalog 1952, overprinted The House of Trains Chicago

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