Books and Magazines
If you're looking for the largest selection of modeling magazines, or literature on the real thing in Madison, you will find it at Madison Hobby Stop. We offer a large selection of how-to and reference publications from Kalmbach Publishing among others.
We are also proud to carry a fine selection of official publications from railroad historical societies in the Midwest region representing the following roads: Soo Line, Chicago and Northwestern, Milwaukee Road, Chicago and Eastern Illinois, Illinois Central, and Duluth, Missabe, and Iron Range. Modeling publication titles we stock include: Model Railroader, Trains, Railroad Model Craftsman, N Scale Railroading, Garden Railways, Fine Scale Modeler, Railroads Illustrated, Diecast Magazine, Contest Cars, Truck Modeler, and Model Airplane International. We also carry a large number of back-issues from Model Railroader and Railroad Model Craftsman that sell for less than a dollar. We also stock selected calendars and books.
Contact and Directions
From points east: Take I-39/I-90 to exit #142A to East Beltline Highway. Proceed west for 12 miles and take Gammon Road exit #255 north to Mineral Point Road. Take a right on Mineral Point Road and then left on Grand Canyon Road, then turn right into the Clock Tower Court Shopping Center. Distance from I-39/1-90 exit #142A to Gammon Road exit #255 via Beltline Highway is 11.8 miles. From points west: Take the west Beltline Highway east to Gammon Road exit #255. Take Gammon Road north to Mineral Point Road. Take a right on Mineral Point road and then left on Grand Canyon Road, then turn right into the Clock Tower Court Shopping Center. Download a printable map to our store in PDF format.