Established in 1996, TrainFinder differentiates itself from the the large ecommerce marketplaces and auction houses by its dedication to the toy and model train hobby. Our sole commitment to the hobby streamlines and focuses our members and visitors experience. We have not, do not, and will not sell trains, we leave that up to the experts - our Train Stores and Dealers.
We are not everything to everyone, we are everything trains to our members and guests!
We at TrainFinder hope that you enjoy your experience while visiting and hope you come back often. We are always looking to make improvements, so feel free to contact us with any feedback.
Established in 1996 as the first web based marketplace and network for the toy and model train hobby, TrainFinder has had the distinct pleasure of supporting over 20 million train enthusiasts with locating everything trains. TrainFinder continues to work hard to provide veteran, new, and causal hobbyists with the best online toy and model train experience. Today, TrainFinider remains the #1 dedicated train search engine on the internet.
Established in 1996, TrainFinder was a concept by three brothers in Ohio, USA - all of whom loved toy and model trains. TrainFinder was developed to provide train stores and manufacturers with an online storefront and to give train collectors a single source search engine to locate hard to find trains and accessories. With our initial launch in 1996, TrainFinder.com was met with a great deal of skepticism and doubt, as it found itself on the leading edge of the internet phenomenon. Since its debut, TrainFinder has enjoyed hosting over 20 million visitors from around the world.
After 17 years of solid performance, TrainFinder launched an extensive re-branding and software re-engineering effort into produce the most advanced toy and model train platform available on the web. TrainFinder.com is the host for over 25 other portal train websites like TrainStores.com, TrainClubs.com, TrainShows.com, TrainAuctions.com, TrainManufacturers.com, and many more. This suite of sites provides the train enthusiast with a complete set of online tools to engage the hobby. TrainFinder.com plans to launch TrainFinder 2.o in the summer of 2014.
TrainFinder 2.0 was released in the Summer of 2014. The new version debuted as the most advance and comprehensive online suite of toy and model train
Craig is the CEO and Technical Solution Architect for the TrainFinder Platform. Craig has more than 30 years experience implementing software system for some of the largest corporations in the world. He also has a great love for toy trains. He has been collecting trains for more than 30 years as well. It has been Craig's dream to combine leading edge technology with the greatest hobby in the world.
Chad is responsible for all of TrainFinder’s worldwide sales and operations, including end-to-end management of TrainFinder’s sales, service and support in all markets and countries. He also heads TrainFinder’s Marketing division and plays a key role in the continued strategic development of the TrainFinder platform, ensuring hobbyist enjoyment in an increasingly demanding marketplace.
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