Scenery and Buildings

Just a list of manufacturers / suppliers with some comments

Jigstones

A nice way to cast building blocks and then use them to create buildings.

The product invented in England. The product was sold in 1986 to Axel Bretzler. There was an American distributor until 2004.

Then a rift occurred, the American distributor says they can still sell Jigstones molds, the European on says they are not authorized.

As far as I understand it, Train-Li is then exclusive U.S. distributor: http://www.train-li-usa.com/store/housesstructures-jigstonessup%C3%82%C2%AEsup-c-78_112.html

The copies of the original products were made by Linda Spencer, in Elbridge New York. ... Now there is still a supplier of those molds and some new ones they have made:

 

Al and Janice Lathrem
Lathrem Model Supplies
1750 W Tangerine Rd
Tucson, Az 8575
520-544-9738
fax 520-575-8845

 

Update, seems Train-Li no longer carries the Jigstone product

 

they are sold in Europe, here's the site I could find:  http://modell-werkstatt.de/jigstones-2

George Schreyer has a very nice writeup on his site about using them: http://www.girr.org/girr/tips/tips6/jigstones_tips.html

Here's a nice site with lots of info their use, be sure to hit the menu in the upper left corner:  http://mrjigstones.weebly.com/  The 3 horizontal lines at the VERY top left.

Bragdon Enterprises

Huge selection of molds, and products and excellent technique to do rock faces. 

Korber Models

https://www.korbermodels.com/

They made "G" scale models at one time, revived some of the buildings in 2012, company sold in 2016, and now nothing in G. From measuring door and windows, pretty conclusive that these are 1:24, which is very typical in buildings.

 
For anyone that finds new old stock, here are some part numbers:
573 Centerviille Station
575 trolly stop, coverd platfrom
576 Aunt Berthas
581 Elmer Station
600 Benches (2) 
560 Red Barn
568 Diesel Shed  
 
 
559 Speeder Shed
 

 

 

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