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McLean Depot
Train Shop
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Tue - Fri 10 - 6
Thu 10 - 8
Saturday 10 - 5
309-244-5900
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What's New ?

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New Product Announcements



 
Soundtraxx has released first in the new line of Tsunami sound decoders. Econami are the first of the new 3d generation sound decoders. Starting with redesigned sound decoders adding the most requested features, new sound sets and more board versions in an economically priced package. Econami offers affordable sound to enhance the enjoyment of the model without breaking the bank with features most modellers don't use or need.

1- More powerful audio and speaker support
2- More sounds.
3- More and new light effects
4- More functions (and outputs on certain boards)
5- New motor control - “Hyperdrive 2”
6- Full function mapping - map any function to any function button.
7- KA Support (Current Keeper direct plug-in)

Stop in for a demonstration.

In Stock Loco Listing

Diesel
Steam

Check the Diesel and Steam locomotive listings. Many hard to find models at great prices.

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Illinois Valley Division
50th Anniversary Cars

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1964 - When it all started

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2014 - Still going Strong

These cars honor 50 years of the Illinois Valley Division. Coal hoppers were still prominent in 1964 at the founding of the IVD giving way to multi-use boxcars 50 years later in 2014. Limited quantities of these cars are available.
 
Purchase by mail: send a check made out to IVD for $20 for either car / $40 for both and $5 for postage to:
 
IVD 50th Anniversary Car
PO Box 262
McLean IL 61754
 
They are also available at all IVD events while supplies last for $20.

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Where we are:

McLean Depot is located 15 miles southwest of Bloomington/Normal at Interstate 55 exit 145.  We are on historic US Route 66 across from Dixie Truckers Home.

200 E Dixie Road
McLean IL 61754
309-244-5900

 
  Come see the NEW shop in the OLD depot. 

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Phone: 309-244-5900  

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McLean Depot is a full line model trains hobby shop.

DCC - Digital Command Control Specialist
DCC systems, assessories and installation services at very competitive prices. Largest selection of NCE, TCS, Digitrax and Soundtraxx decoders in central Illinois in stock and ready for installation.

McLean Depot discounts up to 20% off List Price most items in stock or special ordered. We want to make it worth your time to visit our shop.


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Featured books by Minnesota Railway Historian John Luecke

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Other new, used, rare, and out-of-print books are also available at
ComoShops.com

comoshop link

 

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VISIT
McLean-IL Website
McLean Village website has community calendar, news, and information.
 

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Upcoming Events

Sep 13
IVD / NMRA Event
Aledo IL

Sep 19-20
Train Fair
Decatur IL

Oct 10-11
Southland Model Railroad Show
Oak Lawn IL

Oct 22-24
Naperville Rail Prototype Modeler's Meet
Lisle IL

Nov 7-8
Train Fest - Milwaukee WI

(Depot will be Closed Nov 6-8)

Nov 8
IVD / NMRA Event
Bloomington IL

Nov 15
Peoria Train Fair
IL Central College
E Peoria IL

Dec 5
Toys for Tots Fundraiser
Illinois Midland MRR Club & Sandburg Mall
Galesburg IL

Feb 20-21
Mad City MR Show
Madison WI

(Depot will be Closed Feb 19-21)

Apr 2-3
Train Show
Lincoln Square
Urbana IL

Post your event here. Contact me with details.

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Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine link

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