Depot Train & Hobby / Cleveland, Ohio

4342 W. 130th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44135
(216) 252-8880

Orders: 1-888-253-8880

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Depot Train & Hobby

It's Not Just a Hobby. . .
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.Depot Train & Hobby

Last Update:

August 27, 2015

Call us TOLL FREE at 1-888-253-8880, or locally 216-252-8880. We have a store, in Cleveland, 25 years, and remain committed to our customers.

Inventory Listings:
TRAINS, Track, & Train Sets

Thomas The Tank Engine
DIE CAST &, or Prebuilt Models
ROCKETS . * . KITES . * . R/C .*.
Wooden Ships, Planes, & PineCar
SCI-FI, Space, Fantasy, & Horror
Star Wars & Star Trek
- Dragon - Elite Brigade"

Science & Educational
Toys, Games, & Puzzles .*. DOLLHOUSES, Miniatures
Tools & Airbrushes .*. ROAD RACE
Building & Finishing Supply .*. FGL
.*. Hobby Holdems

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Phone your order in! Talk to a real person in Cleveland, Ohio, here in the USA. We can verify that it is in stock, while you wait. Most items ship out same or next day.

Tues., Wed., Fri., & Saturday
10:00 to 5:30

Monday, and Thurs.
10:00 till > 6:30


Zoo layout 2002

CLICK here to see how our 2002 Zoo Train Layout was produced. Notice: "We are not having a display at the Zoo this 2006-07 season."
Stop at our store to see the selection of LGB trains we have for sale!
We were featured in an interview with "Crains Cleveland Business on the web" for Dec.14, 2005. Following are a few web pages from that day. Photo 1, 7, 8, 10.

Zoo layout 2002

What's New at Depot Train and Hobby:

Just a reminder, we are open 6 (six) days a week.

Tim Bosak


If you are not a customer yet, now is the time to stop in!!!

WE STOCK "N", "HO", "LIONEL" and LARGE SCALE "G" trains, track, and accessories.

WE STOCK OVER 1,000 Plastic Model Kits!


Items just in:

Restock and New: . . "G" from USA Trains . . . Walthers 933 buildings . . . Kato "N" track, buildings, and sets . . . Woodland Scenics HO & N prebuilt buildings . . . Plastic Models: . . . Aircraft 1/48 & 1/32, Automobiles & Semi Trucks (35 different tractors and/or trailers), New Armor, Ships, Paint from Tamiya & Vallejo, . . . Restock of State Tool & Die now in stock.

If it is stocked by Walthers, Horizon (Athearn), Great Planes (Tower), or MMD (Squadron), I can get it for you! We order from them every week.


Check "What's New" for details

"Stop in to see what's new, or check our listing online."

NEW STOCK OF Plastic CAR MODELS (200 different), MILITARY vehicles (300 different ), and AIRCRAFT (400 different ) Kits. CHECK INVENTORY (listings are at right top of page) . . . for SPECIAL PRICES!


"Many new items are arriving, so little time . . . and stuff coming in every day. So, here is a look inside Depot!"

Inside Depot, Military Dept., 500 model kits

This is just a portion of our Military / Armour Department.
We stock nearly 500 kits, as well as all the detail parts to make any model an "Award Winning Entry". If you have ever wondered if we really have everything we show in stock, take a look!
(click images to get better view) (Plastic Model Inventory)

Inside Depot, Our Automotive Plastic Dept.

Do we have Cars? You bet we do! Nearly every car model currently produced is in stock. We also stock NASCAR, and a limited amount of Semi Tractor & Trailers, as well as some Motorcycles. (Plastic Model Inventory)

Inside Depot, Different view of Auto Plastic Dept.

We stock nearly every kit from AMT, Revell/Monogram, Polar Lights, and Lindberg. We also stock many kits from Tamiya, Testors, and Revell of Germany.

Inside Depot, 12" Action Figures

When it comes to 12" Action Figures, no one in this area of the country, has the stock we have, over 100 different figures. From the earliest of the Dragon Models to the newest, we have them all. (Action Figure Inventory)

Inside Depot, Wooden Shio models, from 40 to 50 in stock.

One of our newest lines, is Dragon Models 1/72 Pre Built Military Vehicles. These affordable models are painted with great detail, at a great price. Start a collection Now! Forty different in stock. (Die Cast Military Inventory)

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We have PineCar kits, and various other Project and Educational items. If you are looking for something for a School Project, chances are we have it. From Gears & Wheels, to Planets, and Rock Tumblers, we have the Science Kits to make your little "Einstein" shine.


New items, in aircraft and military, come in weekly. We stock nearly every Hasegawa aircraft made.

We had a book signing here with author, Jim Mesko on Saturday, November 27th, 2004, introducing the new Squadron book, M2/M3 Half-Track Walk Around. $14.95 msrp. Sale priced at $12.50 (Item SQU 5704). Coffee, donuts, & refreshments. A great day, everyone had fun, on a casual kind of day.

Dollhouses and miniatures


Now in stock at Depot Train and Hobby are DOLLHOUSES, both ready-built, and the traditional build-it- yourself types. (Dollhouse Inventory)

We have furniture, accessories, wall and floor coverings, as well as paint, and paper adhesive.

We have 50 wood ship kits

Do we have ships? . . (Wood Ship Inventory)

. . . . . . . . . . . YOU BET WE DO!

At Depot, we typically stock thirty wooden ship models . . . from entry level to professional mantle pieces. If you are looking for a sailing ship to build, you can find it here.

Hobby Specials . . . Limited to quantities on hand!


LGB Coca Cola Mogul with Sound

. . . Item # LGB25194 - - - Retail $1599.99

Sale $1475.00

(Original LGB, No longer available when gone!)


HO Bachmann Ho Train Set Thunderbolt

. . . Item # BAC00612 - - - Retail $99.00 . . .

Sale $79.00


Mantua Amerigo Vespucci 1:84 scale

Wooden Ship Model . . . over four feet long!

. . . Item # MA741 - - - Retail $1749.99

Sale . . . $1399.00

In Stock

Bachmann "N" Train Set, Steam Locomotive with 3 Passenger Cars, Track, and Power Supply

. . . Item # BAC24004 - - - Retail 150.00 . . .

Sale $125.00

If you are local, place your Walthers order with us, pick it up here, and avoid shipping charges.

Just Arrived . . . WALTHERS Monthly Flyer . . . We currently stock for your convenience. If you do not get it by mail, stop in for your free copy. We sell all Walthers Specials at the sale price, when you mention the ad at time of order, or check out.

New special orders from Walthers' come in weekly (on Thursday or Friday). We order every week, all year long.

Lionel in stock photo, new in stock

New Lionel comes in as released. We have it all: New Train Sets, Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and of course the regular track & new FasTrack, and accessories . . .

We are also dealing in Williams, Weaver, and MTH train items, in stock, as well as special orders.



We have delivered a suspended rail system for one of our customers.

As part of this project we are prototyping an affordable metal wall mounted system for Lionel and/or Garden Rail Trains.

The prototype is now available to view in store.

(Made here in Cleveland, OH USA!)

We never let our inventory run down.
We are in the hobby business 12 months a year, and it shows.

Phone orders . TOLL FREE # 1-888-253-8880

LOOK FOR THE LATEST PICTURE OF WHAT "ONE TON" OF HOBBY STUFF LOOKS LIKE WHEN IT COMES INTO A SMALL SHOP LIKE OURS! "We are by far, one of the best stocked little hobby shops on this, or any other planet!" Photo 1, Photo 2 Inside Depot Train .


20% discount off retail on Dragon Action Figures. (Mention you saw it here, to get discount).

If you are looking for a full line hobby store with over 30,000 items in stock all the time, you've come to the right place!!!

If you're looking for some mail order house working out of a garage, leave this page now!!!

We stock every line we carry, as completely as possible, every day, 12 months a year.

Our unique product mix, diversity, and convenient location make us a "Must See" stop for anyone traveling in the Greater Cleveland area.

Besides our extensive train department, we boast stock of over 1,000 plastic models, die cast vehicles, as well as 12" action figures "GI Joe, Dragon Models, & Elite Brigade".

We are one of the largest stocking dealers of "Dragon Action Figures", in the country.

We carry wooden ships from entry level to professional mantle pieces, rockets from Estes and Quest, and kites of every size and shape.

Our Sci-fi department includes selections of Sci-Fi, & Horror, as well as "Star Trek, & Star Wars" model kits and figures.

Is there a kit you're looking for? Give us a call on our
Information line . . . Phone . . . 1-216-252-8880

or phone toll free . . . 1-888-253-8880

4342 West 130th St. - Cleveland, OH 44135

Items listed subject to prior sale. Call if you need to verify availability before ordering.

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WINTER HOURS (Dec 01 - March 24)
Mon., Thurs.: 10:00AM - 6:30PM
Tues., Wed., Fri., & Sat.: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Sunday: 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Mon., Thurs.: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat.: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Sunday: CLOSED

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