Elaine Silets, "The Train Lady"®
President, Huff & Puff Industries, Ltd.
Huff & Puff Industries designs, manufactures and installs custom Indoor & Outdoor Model Railroads, Garden Railways, and Christmas Displays in all scales for private and commercial clients nationwide.
Huff & Puff custom designs each railroad to the exacting requirements and unique specifications of each individual customer. As a result, prices vary depending on customized features such as bridges, buildings and trestles. Backdrops factor into the cost as well. In general, prices for an initial on-site survey for Garden Railways and Model Railroad Layouts start at $2,500 (USD). Architectural designs and renderings begin at $5,000 (USD). Christmas Tree Surrounds, Christmas Model Train Layouts, and other holiday displays start at $7,500 (USD). Custom Children's Wooden Railroad Interactive Environments begin at $7,500 (USD). Commercial and retail displays begin at $20,000 (USD). Model Railroads, Train Furniture, Garden Railways, etc. start at $35,000 (USD) and go up in price depending on the design, labor, materials, square footage, landscape topography, and techniques involved.
Visit the Train Gardens and Model Train Museum, with a group tour this summer!
For more information call:
Jayne Nordstrom, CTIS, CGSP
Group Tours and Partnership Manager
(847) 662-3993, 800-525-3669
(847) 662-2702 (fax)
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Watch The Great Wandering Tree O Scale Model Railroad Museum being built from scratch step-by-step