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About Us.

Wm. K. Walthers, Inc., is dedicated to manufacturing and distributing high quality model railroad equipment worldwide. We provide information on over 200,000 different items for your trains from over three hundred manufacturers -- and supply them to thousands of hobby shops around the globe! Of course, you can always order from us directly, either with our catalog or over the Internet here at walthers.com.

Our Story.

From our humble beginnings in 1932 to becoming the world's largest distributor of model railroad equipment, it's a fascinating story of how we got where we are today. Click here to read it!

Take a look at events that have shaped model railroading since Bill Walthers received his first train in 1899 in "Along the Route". (Download PDF file)

In Memoriam —

Michael Stephens, 1953-2013 - Click here for more information.

Bruce J. Walthers, 1919-2007 - Click here for more information.

Contact Walthers.

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Join Our Crew!

We'd love to have you on board. Click here to find out about what job opportunities Walthers is currently hiring.

Showroom Hours

We would love to see you in Milwaukee! If you live in Milwaukee or are coming for a visit, please stop by! Our Showroom features our newest products, a 8 x 20' operating layout, a historical display, special Sales on featured products and friendly, knowledgeable team members ready to help you and answer your every question about model railroading.

Questions about our Showroom? Please call us at: 414-461-1050

Regular Showroom hours are Wednesday - Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time. We are closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and all major holidays.


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