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McLean Depot
Train Shop
Winter Hours
Mon - Fri 10 - 6
Saturday 10 - 5
309 - 244 - 5900
Sundays - Nov 25 - Dec 30

What's New ?


Walthers 2019 Reference Book is FINALLY here!!
Hot off the Press!


25-30% Off select Loco Models

Click on engine to see list Atlas O RS1
Atlas O Alco RS-1 GM&O 1123 and 1125 w/DCC and Sound


PIKO is now available in central Illinois at McLean Depot. A wide range of models in N, HO and G featuring US and European prototypes.


Stop in and check out in-store specials of up to 30% off list on select in stock models to move them off my shelf and onto your layout.

Take a look at the Diesel and Steam locomotive listings. Many hard to find models at great prices. Also look at the Consignments page. Some rare models at reasonable prices. More Diesel and Steam models there.


Where we are:

McLean Depot is located 15 miles southwest of Bloomington/Normal at Interstate 55 exit 145.  We are on historic US Route 66 across from Dixie Truckers Home.

266 E Dixie Road
McLean IL 61754

  Come see the NEW shop in the OLD depot. 


Phone: 309-244-5900  


McLean Depot is a full line model trains hobby shop.

DCC - Digital Command Control Specialist
DCC systems, assessories and installation services at very competitive prices. Largest selection of NCE, Soundtraxx, TCS and ESU Loksound decoders in central Illinois in stock and ready for installation.

McLean Depot discounts up to 20% off List Price most items in stock or special ordered. We want to make it worth your time to visit our shop.


In Stock and Signed by both Authors

The Soo Line in Minnesota

by John C. Luecke and Paul R. Spyhalski
PRICE - $65.00

More in stock books by Luecke and Spyhalski

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Find new, used, rare, and out-of-print books at

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McLean-IL Website
McLean Village website has community calendar, news, and information.


Upcoming Events

Nov 17
IVD / NMRA Event
Peoria North Library
Peoria IL

Nov 18
Peoria Train Fair
IL Central College
E Peoria IL

Dec 1
Will County Model Railroad Association
Semi-Annual Swap Meet & Open House
Joliet IL

-- 2019 --

Mar 9-10
Train Show
Sioux City IA

Post your event here. Contact me with details.