Little Choo Choo Shop Inc. was founded in 1989 by Ann Surratt in the historic railway town of Spencer, North Carolina. The store has been dedicated to the model railroading hobby and providing a large selection of model railroad products along with excellent customer service since day one.

The Little Choo Choo Shop offers:
-A friendly and knowledgeable staff familiar with all aspects of model railroading.-

-An inventory of 60,000 items including rolling stock, scenery, detail parts, and scratch building supplies in G, O, HO, and N scales.

-Great value with almost every item sold in the store marked below the manufacturer's suggested retail price.-

-Expert repair service by our Lionel and MTH certified repair dept.-

Store Photos
Browse through this slideshow to view photos of our shop in Spencer, North Carolina.
  • The shop from across the street.
  • Store entrance.
  • Our O Gauge room.
  • The operating O Gauge layout.
  • The book room with a large selection of railroad and model railroading books.
  • Book room cont.
  • Our HO/N Scale room and repair department.
  • HO/N cont.
  • HO/N cont.
  • HO/N cont.
  • Children's items including Thomas the Tank Engine.
  • BRIO and other children's items.

Use the slideshow below to browse employee profiles.
  • Ann Ann Surratt
    - President/CEO -
    Ann is the founder of the Little Choo Choo Shop.
  • Steve Steve Surratt
    - General Manager -
    Steve has been involved with the Little Choo Choo Shop since it's inception in 1989. He's currently responsible for management of the store and he often assists with customer service.
  • James James Kacmar
    - Repairs / DCC Expert -
    James heads the repair department at the Little Choo Choo Shop. He's also an expert in DCC and he often assists with customer service.


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