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McLean Depot
Train Shop
Mon - Fri 10 - 6
Saturday 10 - 5

What's New ?


As the Depot starts its 7th year in business, I wish to express my gratitude to all who helped make 2016 another great year.


New Product Announcements

Over 300 books needing a new home. Prices listed are a guide and negotiable. BOOKS

Check the Diesel and Steam locomotive listings. Many hard to find models at great prices. Also take a look at the Consignments page. More Diesel and Steam models there.


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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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.



It's going to get cold out there and a Scarf makes a wonderful gift.
Railroad scarves feature the colors of your favorite rail line and keep you warm.
Order soon for delivery in time for Christmas.

Lines available for immediate delivery:
Milwaukee Road MILWF
Green Bay & Western WS
Union Pacific UP
Wisconsin Central / Soo Line WC
Wisconsin Southern WS
Chicago & Northwestern CNW
Great Northern / BNSF Heritage 1 WS
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McLean-IL Website
McLean Village website has community calendar, news, and information.


Upcoming Events

Jan 28
Great Tri-State Rail Sale
La Crosse WI

Mar 11-12
Train Show
Sergeant Bluff IA

Mar 12
IVD / NMRA Event
Peoria IL

Mar 19
Train Fair
Springfield IL

Apr 1-2
Train Show
Lincoln Square
Urbana IL

Apr 28-30
NMRA Midwest Region Convention
Rockford IL

Post your event here. Contact me with details.