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All About Caboose Hobbies

Welcome to all Model Railroaders, Train Collectors and Enthusiasts!

For those of you that are unfamiliar with Caboose Hobbies, let us take a moment here to introduce ourselves!

Caboose Hobbies is a family owned business that was established in 1938. We have grown to be one of theLargest Model Train Store in the World. Caboose Hobbies stocks over 100,000 items in our 18,600 square feet of floor space. Our staff of approximately 60 full and part time employees are experienced in all areas of model railroading. All of the Caboose Hobbies family are here to serve all your model railroading wants and needs.

If you would like to know more about Caboose Hobbies' store policies, such as consignments, please click here: Store Policies.

Here are some pictures of our store:
Here is our store front:

Our front window:

The mural on the North side of the building:

Our book aisle has everything sorted alphabetically by roadname:

The brass department is huge, so we only took a picture of one of the cases.

Our parts wall for HO can be seen in 2 of the pictures, here is a picture of it facing West, and when you look at the G layout, you'll see some of it facing East:

Our paint aisle is across from our small tools aisle and as you will see, we carry a large inventory of paints:

The Video and Catalog Aisle is laid out in order of the Video Manufacturer, as many Model Railroaders have favorite producers:

We have a G scale layout that was built by one of our employees and it sits in the middle of our Train Sets Aisle:

There are 2 large HO layouts in the store: HO layout #1 is quite old, but we are always adding to it:

The other one is layout #2. It is too big to take a picture of in its entirety, so this picture is only of one small area:

One of our O scale layouts is the perfect size to tuck into a den corner, it is one of our most popular because it has a personality all its' own:

Due to popular requests we added the N scale layout built by the Caboose Hobbies employees and customers:

  We are about a 45 minute taxi ride from Denver International Airport:

Caboose Hobbies carries all the gauges in model railroading: Z, N, Nn3 HO, HOn2, Hon2 1/2, HOn3, G, S, Sn3, O, On2, On2 1/2 , On3, S, and O 3 rail. We also carry a few Die Cast metal pieces as they look great on layouts. For children we stock Thomas Wooden Trains.

Our Brass department keeps very busy with national and international business. We have many expert sales associates who work exclusively in this department. Our inventory averages about 2500 pieces at any given time.  You can see it right here on our web site. Our Book and Video departments are very current. If you want to see our inventory of Books, just check out the catalog search page.

Since Caboose Hobbies' stocks several hundred lines and thousands of individual items, we find it impossible to maintain an in store catalog, so we recommend the Walthers' catalog. We also advertise some inventory monthly in over 8 railroad magazines as we carry hundreds of items not listed in the Walthers' catalogs. We have special pricing on Walther's catalogs:

We accept orders via phone, fax, mail, and of course, e-mail. We accept all major credit cards, checks, money orders, and bank drafts in US currency. We have a satisfaction guaranteed policy with a 10 day return period. Please see our Store Policies page.

We have hundreds of items on consignment, as you will see from our lists. Please be advised that consignment items are priced by the owner. We cannot put these items into layaway and no sale or discounts ever apply.

The NMRA organization is also very large and full of information. They have numerous clubs and would welcome your participation. Contact the NMRA for more information.

We hope to hear from you in the future. Your patronage is critical to our success here and customer service carries a top priority.

500 South Broadway
Denver, Colorado, USA, 80209-4002
Hours: Mon-Fri: 10:00 - 5:00PM, Sat: 9AM - 5PM, Sun: 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Phone: (303)777-6766 - Fax: (303)777-0028 - Toll-Free(Orders Only): (800)886-1813

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