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McLean Depot
Train Shop
Summer Hours
Tue - Fri 10 - 6
Saturday 10 - 5
309 - 244 - 5900
May - Sep

What's New ?


Resuming Summer Hours

Beginning May 7, McLean Depot will change to Summer Hours. Closed Sunday and Monday thru Sept.
10-6 - T-F
10-5 - Sat



** New Product Announcements **

There has been a high turn-over of Diesel models in the past several months. Many that had been collecting dust are gone and many more have come in to replace them. Check out the Diesel Page

Hot Spots
Start planning that Spring/Summer outing with this new guide.

75 Best Spots for Railroad Action

If you are interested in a new product - Please let me know to place a reservation. Same discounts apply to reservation, pre-orders and special orders as regular in-stock items. Reservations are non-binding - however without a reservation, it may not be available later on, having been sold out in prior to delivery.


Stop in and check out in-store specials of up to 30% off list on select in stock models to move them off my shelf and onto your layout.

Take a look at the Diesel and Steam locomotive listings. Many hard to find models at great prices. Also look at the Consignments page. Some rare models at reasonable prices. More Diesel and Steam models there.


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.

266 E Dixie Road
McLean IL 61754

  Come see the NEW shop in the OLD depot. 


Phone: 309-244-5900  


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, Soundtraxx, TCS and ESU Loksound 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.


In Stock and Signed by both Authors

The Soo Line in Minnesota

by John C. Luecke and Paul R. Spyhalski
PRICE - $65.00

More in stock books by Luecke and Spyhalski

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Find new, used, rare, and out-of-print books at

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


Upcoming Events

Jun 23-24
Galesburg RR Days
Galesburg IL

Jul 7
Rockridge Garden RR
Open House
Hudson IL

Jul 28
Great Tri-State Rail Sale
La Crosse WI

Aug 5-12
2018 NMRA National Convention
Kansas City MO

Post your event here. Contact me with details.