• Mohawk Valley Railroad Co - Hobby shop closes

  • Discussion related to everything about model railroading, from layout design and planning, to reviews of related model tools and equipment. Discussion includes O, S, HO, N and Z, as well as narrow gauge topics. Also includes discussion of traditional "toy train" and "collector" topics such as Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, and others. Also includes discussion of outdoor garden railways and live steamers.
Discussion related to everything about model railroading, from layout design and planning, to reviews of related model tools and equipment. Discussion includes O, S, HO, N and Z, as well as narrow gauge topics. Also includes discussion of traditional "toy train" and "collector" topics such as Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, and others. Also includes discussion of outdoor garden railways and live steamers.

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  by BobLI
 
Mohawk model RR hobby in Rotterdam is closing. Not much left in the NY capital area to go to. Only know one shop in Latham and another in Amsterdam.
  by umtrr-author
 
That's a bummer. We would make a stop there if our travels intersected with their hours. I wonder if it's another case of "no one to take it over."
  by Railjunkie
 
BobLI wrote: Sun Sep 18, 2022 2:10 pm Mohawk model RR hobby in Rotterdam is closing. Not much left in the NY capital area to go to. Only know one shop in Latham and another in Amsterdam.
Bob the owner of Mohawk never mentioned trying to sell. JPs in Latham closed this past Saturday for good. I do not think there is a buyer for the business. JP had passed away a while back. The only store left in the Capital District is Mile Post Hobbies which is in Perth just outside of Amsterdam NY.
  by BobLI
 
Wow that’s a shock to hear about JP trains.
I wonder what’s going to happen to all the stock in the store.
  by Railjunkie
 
BobLI wrote: Fri Nov 11, 2022 9:56 pm Wow that’s a shock to hear about JP trains.
I wonder what’s going to happen to all the stock in the store.
As with Mohawk Valley it was sold off at going out of business prices until the store was empty.