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1926 Tall Dome Narrow Gauge 

Conoco Tank Car


Painted and Lettered Ready-To-Run Cars. Five different lettering styles. Flawless accuracy, meticulous detail, durable production. HO and O Scales.


The recently formed San Juan Model Co., under the leadership of lifelong modelers Bob Stears and Doug Junda, is working hard to bring several of your favorite modeling companies under one roof. The process will take time but by the end of it, we will be equipped to produce and ship incredible products in record time–from kits and parts to decals and beyond. We apologize for the inevitable lull in service while we get things up and running but rest assured, it will be business as usual in no time! In addition to maintaining existing lines, we are also developing entirely new, never before seen products and bringing back several fan favorites that have been unavailable for too long. Stay informed by subscribing to our email list!

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Superbly detailed O scale standard and narrow gauge freight car kits, Ready-To-Run cars, track, and detail accessories.

For all your decal and lettering needs. Obsessively accurate and exquisitely printed.


Limited run, highly detailed rolling stock. Kits are offered in a very short run and for a very limited time. 

(formerly Grandt Line)

Model scale architectural details and builder’s hardware.

HO and N Scale Diaphragms and Trackside Accessories.


Books, diagrams, and posters for discerning train aficionados 


San Juan Model Co. is founded and run by modelers and historians just like you. We strive to deliver the finest, most accurate model railroad products that modern technology and manufacturing can provide. 

Bob Stears

Bob’s interest in railroading began in early childhood with frequent weekend family trips exploring Colorado ghost town, mining and railroad history.  After seeing the last days of the Narrow Gauge during a trip to Alamosa…   

Doug Junda

Doug has always been interested in trains and, like most people, his first experience was an American Flyer set at Christmas.  His first true interest in Model Railroading started by modeling the Santa Fe in HO…


We’re constantly designing new plans, building awesome products, conducting historical research, going to a cool conventions, and so on. If that stuff excites you, sign up to stay informed. We’ll also keep you in the loop for limited release products and other cool, need-to-know stuff. No spam, just your friendly dose of all things train.