Engine House Hobbies offers HO and O gauge trains, model scenery items for trains, war gaming and diaorama construction, and other related merchandise servicing the needs of one’s creative spirit.
Engine House Hobbies is located at the corner of East Diamond Avenue and Chestnut Street at the entrance to historic Old Towne Gaithersburg, Maryland. The building is an old restored cannery serviced by the B&O railroad (now CSX) along the mainline out of Washington DC going west. The goal and philosophy of Engine House Hobbies is to service the creative needs of the model railroader, train enthusiast, train collector and creative spirit of any hobbyist and to provide them with the answers to the questions they have. Trains, and the interest in trains, is seen only as the vehicle for fulfilling a deeper creative need. Those who are serious about the hobby, about trains and nourishing their creativity look for a place to share their ideas, interests and have their unique needs fulfilled at a location to which they can always return and feel at home. Engine House Hobbies looks to service those needs and become such a place for many.