Welcome to Trackside Scenery


Welcome to our website

Trackside Scenery is a custom model railroad product company that offers a variety of custom and standard product lines including model railroad backdrops. We specialize in photo realistic, scale proportionate backdrops with an innovative repeating design that no other current commercially available backdrop offers. If you need assistance in making selections or help with your order, please do not hesitate to contact us immediately. 

Custom work is our specialty. Whether it be a single backdrop, a complete backdrop system, we can assist you in developing the backdrop that you have always dreamed of! 





Trackside Scenery is a subsidiary of Joseph Ricard Enterprises LLC and One Stop Studio Shop, a regional printing, graphics and visual arts company located in Strasburg, VA. For additional information visit www.onestopss.com



Business Hours

Phone or email

9am-5pm Mon-Fri. Eastern


Secure Payments




Our Display Layout

Be sure to check out our backdrops in action on our display layout. The Spruce Coal & Timber layout!


We offer club and organization discounts which are especially useful to modular layouts. Vendor inquires welcome!


News & Information

 New Products

Upcoming Events



We are lucky to be able to attend some great events, train shows and railroad related meets and bring our Spruce Coal & Timber traveling display layout with us. We will be attending these events and hope you can join us for the adventure. 


 This printable catalog is produce once per year and may not include newer backdrop products found on the website
Browse our current backdrops in full color, offline at your convenience by saving the catalog to your computer or tablet. This is a PDF file and is printable to standard 8.5" x 11" paper. Please note that this catalog is a large file size and takes a few minutes to download depending on your internet connection. This full color document and requires Adobe Reader or equivalent document viewer to open.


Stay in the loop

The best way to get the first look at new products, great video announcements and a lot of neat model railroad stuff is on our facebook page.




Model Railroading Is Fun!


Be sure to check out the "Fun Stuff Page" for a variety of videos and other items of interest including a variety of How-to Videos or go straight to our Youtube Channel.

As everyone who has visited our website, Facebook page or Youtube channel knows, We love the hobby of model railroading. We enjoy learning something new from others and We enjoy sharing what I do know or have discovered. Either way you look at it - It's all about sharing and just as important - having fun while doing it. 

We love to have fun and it's a family and friend affair. This is just one of our recent videos from our Youtube channel. Please subscribe to the channel and share the hobby with others.

If you have something you would like to see featured or even if you have something you can do that folks would appreciate, please let us know. Our videos are free on YouTube and we have a blast making them and showing them. Please check them out on our Youtube channel and please subscribe to the channel. We love the hobby of Model Railroading and want to see it grow.


Our most recent video on Youtube


It's all about sharing our love for the hobby of Model Railroading


Trackside Scenery's official display layout - The Spruce Coal & Timber Railroad. Joey and Doreen (Owners of Trackside Scenery) posing next to the all new Spruce Coal & Timber Layout. Seen here at the Great Scale Model Train Show in Timonium, MD  in Oct 2014
The Spruce Coal & Timber layout photographed outdoors. Joey Ricard with Rich Melvin pose at the Trackside Scenery booth - Rich is owner and publisher of O Gauge Railroading Magazine



The official display layout for Trackside Scenery
(Pictures, video and tons of information on our layout and be found on the Spruce Coal & Timber Facebook page)
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