12/20/2017 Just in time for Christmas - Star Wars, The last Jedi model kits, Batman TV series character models, Master Box "Pin-up" girls for 1:24th scale car model dioramas, Grass mat back in stock. 

PineCar Derby starts soon, and we are stocked and ready to meet the needs of local Boy Scout Troops looking for accessories, as well as those who want to build a PineCar just for fun!



02/01/2018 Lionel 2018 Big Book Catalog has arrived.

9/20/17 - we've received a large quantity of Athern Blue Box HO scale freight cars and kits from an estate, they are priced to sell and on the shelves!


Here are some photos from The Md Boy's Choir Summer Camp.

The Photos are of the Boys attending the camp building the rockets, that were ordered from our shop.

Lionel National Toy Train Day

December 2nd 2017


Thank You to all who braved the traffic to come out to the store.


The winner of the Lionel G scale North Pole Central Lines train set is Roland Ridgeway of New Freedom ticket #6419246.

Lost drone found near our store.

If you lost a drone recently stop by our shop and describe it and it will be returned to you.

Now available for order (in store quantities are sold out): Bachmann's HO scale N.C.R.R. York #17, with N.C.R.R. Passenger Coach, Baggage car, and Combine car.


HO York #17 Features: DCC with Sound and DC operation with sound (0-16VDC solid state non-pulsed transformer recommended), Working magnetic knuckle couplers (front of engine and back of tender), True to prototype color scheme, L.E.D. Headlamp, can motor, Die-cast frame for both engine and tender. 

DCC Features: 128 step speed control, full sound controls, with programming for automatic sound features in DC operation (automatic features are engine speed triggered when operating on DC power), Main-Line programmer compatible.

Passenger cars and Baggage car features: Blackened Brass wheels, magnetically operated knuckle couplers.

MSRP for Engine and Tender $319.00

MSRP for Passenger Cars $33.00

Prototype consist is currently, Engine & tender, Combine car, and two coaches. According to our sources Steam Into History is planning to purchase an additional two cars in the future. One to be used as a parlor car, the other as a standard coach. Steam Into History does not own a baggage car, however when the PRR owned and operated the N.C.R.Y. their consists did include a baggage car. The PRR did own and operate an engine #17 that held the speed record for travel from York Pa. to Baltimore MD on the N.C.R.Y.

Marklin, counter copy catalog now in store.

We can now order Marklin trains!

We Paint small statuary, here are some examples we've done.

Check the Product Announcements Section of our site for new product announcements.


If you know of a new product we don't list email us and let us know who makes it and their part #, and we will check to see if one or all of our suppliers offer it, and if they do we'll add it to the list.



We are Now an authorized Dealer for 

Redcat Racing!

3/16/2016 The 2016 LGB U.S. Catalog Now in Store!

We are constantly working on improving our in-stock position on Hobby supplies, Trains are far from the only thing we stock. We currently work with four major hobby wholesalers, and several small companies that offer specialized hobby products. New shipments are constantly being delivered.


We have a limited number of 2018 train photo calenders By Nathan Fergison in store they are priced at $15.00 

For helpful hints to maintain your model kits click here.

Free shipping on all special orders over $20.00 (orders less than $200.00 will ship with our monthly store shipments)

Please see the "About us" section of our site for a map, photos of our old building, and directions to our new location.



   When you call, if you should happen to get our voice mail, please speak slowly and as clearly as possible, we want to be able to give you a correct response. (We all know how difficult answering machine recordings can be to understand).


We accept Cash, ATM, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover payments for orders and services.



We Have Donated one of the New Freedom Train Station kits for permanent display on the model train layout that is under construction at Steam Into History.


The Photo Below is of the York 17 and passenger cars sitting in front of the historic New Freedom Station.



Wanted: old toy trains,

if you are interested in selling your collection, contact us. We have customers who are looking to buy old toy trains, specifically trains by Lionel,  American Flyer, and Marx.


Please note at this time we are not accepting any more used Lionel items. We have enough Lionel inventory at this time. We are still making offers for American Flyer though.

Brands Serviced:



American Flyer







And More....


Maintenance and repair service available for both current production and out-of-production models (including Pre WW1 Lionel, and A.C. Gilbert American Flyer).

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