and Sound Supplies, Books, DVDs & Magazines
HO & N Scale Model Trains, Model Supplies, DCC
and Sound Supplies, Books, DVDs & Magazines
3979 S. Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Phone: (414) 482-1566

Milwaukee's Premier Model Train Dealer

Please Note:

The showroom is closed until Thursday due to Covid-19 concerns.

Will call, drop offs, and curb side pickups will be handled through the back door, please call or ring the bell

Our telephone number is 414-482-1566 (text not available)

Or contact us via email at

We want everyone to be safe!  We clean everything every day!





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3979 S. Howell Ave. Milwaukee WI 53207

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Store  Hours:

Sunday / Monday: Closed

Tuesday through Friday: 11:00 to 5pm

Saturday: 9:00am to 3:00pm

South Side Trains, Inc is Milwaukee's Premier HO & N Scale Model Train Dealer

Offering new and used HO Scale and N Scale Model Trains, a variety of model train magazines, books, DVDs, tools, decoders, train tracks, detail parts, scenery materials, glues, styrene, paints, and other train related goodies.  Check out our Products Page for pictures of the types of items we carry! 

Please note, we do not carry Thomas / Brio, Z, O, S, nor G scale trains.

Stop in today to see what South Side Trains has to offer.  

Our 600 square foot showroom has displays and even a Thomas play table available for younger engineers!  

Operating N and Ho Layout with DC and DCC!

We have an operating layout in DC and DCC in the store. 

Got a problem engine or need DCC or DCC and Sound installed?  We provide repair and installation services on site.

Store Hours


Sunday / Monday:  Closed 
Tues through Friday:  11 AM to 5 PM

9 AM to 3 PM


We are located at:
3979 S. Howell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Basically, we're on the NW corner of Norwich and Howell Ave

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We Proudly Accept

Cash & In-state Checks

Gift Certificates


Saw You On eBay

"I’ve seen you guys on eBay – what’s that all about?"

Yes, we are South_Side_Trains on eBay and on average we have between 60 and 100 listings per week. 

This is a consignment service offered for customers, estates, and other situations. Our auctions run from Tuesdays to Saturdays.  Local buyers are always welcome to pick up winnings in the store to avoid shipping charges!

We are always interested in quality consignments.  

If you wish to inquire about a consignment please give me a call (Tom – 414-482-1566). Before we accept a consignment for auction, we extensively review the items and discuss with you your expectations before they are sent to auction.  Inquiries from lawyers, executors, and estates are always welcome.  Full documentation of all items sold are provided.  We catalog each item received.  We grade, provide multiple photographs, market, and ship the item as part of our service.  Funds are available immediately after auction.  Check us out on eBay or call for more information!