Mike's Train House
Mike Wolf, the owner and founder of mthtrains.com got involved in model railroading when he was a young boy of twelve. With an entrepreneurial spirit and inherent business savvy, Mike began working as a model train assembler for a neighbor who manufactured toy trains in his basement. Over time, Mike began a business relationship with Lionel, and then ultimately went out on his own. When Mike Wolf established Mike's Train House in 1980, he had gained extensive and valuable firsthand experience in all aspects of the industry.
Initially, his basic mission was to sell model trains to a wide range of rail fan enthusiasts. As Mike's Train House began to grow, Mike's goal was to provide model railroaders with quality, value, variety, and innovation. Before long, Mike's Train House became M.T.H. Electric Trains?, and as the company gained recognition in the model railroading market, it has clearly established a reputation for providing customers with "Quality in the Tradition You Remember," at affordable prices.
Today, M.T.H. is driven to introduce the world of model railroading to as many new hobbyist as possible, by producing O Gauge, No. 1 Gauge and now HO Gauge trains and accessories that are unique, appealing, simple to operate, built to last, and fairly priced. M.T.H. also strives to encourage the enthusiasm and excitement of long time model railroaders, by presenting an ever-growing variety of engines, rolling stock, passenger cars, and accessories to meet the requests of just about any collector, or model railroad operator.
With the model train industry being as competitive as it is, M.T.H. has adopted a business philosophy that is in part, based on providing customers with a better quality product when compared to the same item offered by a competitor . . . but at a lower price. The business success enjoyed by M.T.H., along with the accolades bestowed by a multitude of happy customers, indicate that this philosophy has worked well.
M.T.H. Electric Trains? has gone from a very small business operated out of a room in Mike's boyhood home, to an 80+ employee company, with headquarters located in a sprawling complex in Columbia, Maryland. M.T.H. now operates as one of the most technologically advanced model train manufacturers, dedicated to meeting the variety of customer demands for products and services . . . while staying "a cut above the rest," in terms of quality and value.