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MTH O Scale Model Railroads & Trains

MTH, which originally stood for Mike's Train House, was founded in 1980 by Mike Wolf. Wolf started selling model trains in 1973 when he was 12 years old for Williams Electric Trains. By 1980, Wolf was selling Williams trains and parts out of his childhood bedroom. When Williams stopped making Lionel reproductions, Wolf bought the tooling and continued to produce the replicas himself under the name MTH.

MTH produces a large line of O gauge model railroad products in both two rail and three rail. Since the company was founded, they have continued to specialize in reproductions of models originally released by other O gauge manufacturers like Lionel. MTH currently produces Lionel tinplate reproductions.

MTH is currently the second-largest manufacturer of O gauge model railroad products in the United States. The company also produces model train products in HO scale and one gauge.


Quick Facts

  • RailKing is MTH's best selling line of O gauge model railroad products. RailKing locomotives and cars are shorter than standard O gauge cars to allow for tighter turns on smaller model railroad layouts
  • MTH prides itself on connecting with customers through many different methods, including a weekly newsletter, social media, and an MTH smart phone app
  • In November 2015, an MTH 20-3082-1 Frisco/Meteor Northern Steam loco with Proto-Sound 2.0 in its original box was sold at auction for $450 by Stout Auctions in West Middelsex, Pennsylvania

Recommended Items at Auction

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MTH N&W O Gauge Covered Hopper Car
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH N&W O Gauge Covered Hopper Car
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $35- $75
$151 Bid
MTH SF O Gauge Covered Hopper
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH SF O Gauge Covered Hopper
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $50- $100
$201 Bid
Boxed MTH 6 Ives Circus Cars Set
May 25, 10:00 AM EDT
Boxed MTH 6 Ives Circus Cars Set
by Weiss Auctions
Est: $200- $400
$1000 Bids
MTH Union Pacific O Gauge Box Car
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH Union Pacific O Gauge Box Car
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $35- $75
$150 Bids
MTH PRR O Gauge REA Reefer
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH PRR O Gauge REA Reefer
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $25- $50
$150 Bids
MTH SF O Gauge Aluminum Passenger Car
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH SF O Gauge Aluminum Passenger Car
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $50- $100
$200 Bids
MTH SF O Gauge Vista Dome
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH SF O Gauge Vista Dome
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $75- $125
$200 Bids
MTH SF O Gauge Observation
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH SF O Gauge Observation
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $35- $75
$150 Bids
MTH SF O Gauge F3 AA Diesel Set
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH SF O Gauge F3 AA Diesel Set
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $300- $400
$1000 Bids
MTH Seaboard O Gauge Container Carrier
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH Seaboard O Gauge Container Carrier
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $50- $100
$250 Bids
MTH Brown O Gauge Doodlebug
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH Brown O Gauge Doodlebug
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $125- $175
$700 Bids
MTH Red/Gray O Gauge Doodlebug
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH Red/Gray O Gauge Doodlebug
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $125- $175
$700 Bids
MTH Green O Gauge Doodlebug
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH Green O Gauge Doodlebug
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $75- $125
$350 Bids
MTH PRR O Gauge Box Car
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH PRR O Gauge Box Car
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $35- $75
$150 Bids
MTH Red/Orange O Gauge Doodlebug
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH Red/Orange O Gauge Doodlebug
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $75- $125
$350 Bids
MTH BN O Gauge Covered Hopper
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH BN O Gauge Covered Hopper
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $50- $100
$200 Bids
MTH NH O Gauge Transformer Transport
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH NH O Gauge Transformer Transport
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $50- $100
$250 Bids
MTH 1604 O Gauge 2-6-6-6
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH 1604 O Gauge 2-6-6-6
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $400- $600
$2000 Bids
MTH CNW O Gauge Covered Hopper Car
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH CNW O Gauge Covered Hopper Car
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $50- $100
$200 Bids
MTH ESSO O Gauge Tank Car
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH ESSO O Gauge Tank Car
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $35- $75
$150 Bids
MTH B&O O Gauge Box Car
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH B&O O Gauge Box Car
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $50- $100
$200 Bids
MTH G Scale Engineering Sample 70' Smoothside Observation Car
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH G Scale Engineering Sample 70' Smoothside Observation Car
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $250- $350
$1200 Bids
MTH Armour O Gauge Reefer
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH Armour O Gauge Reefer
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $35- $75
$150 Bids
MTH PRR O Gauge Covered Hopper
May 29, 11:00 AM EDT
MTH PRR O Gauge Covered Hopper
by Railroad Super Galaxy
Est: $50- $100
$200 Bids

Sellers Who Sell MTH O Scale Model Railroads & Trains


Railroad Super Galaxy

Railroad Super Galaxy

Weiss Auctions

Weiss Auctions

Vectis Auctions Ltd

Vectis Auctions Ltd