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What is N-Scale?

Although it may be mistakenly called N-Gauge, derived from some of the earliest mass produced 1:152 "OOO" or "Treble-O" scale models manufactured by the British firm, Lone Star, in 1961, 9 mm wide (i.e., a track gauge of 0.354 inches, as measured between the inner sides of the rail) contemporary N-Scale model production was initiated by the German firm, Arnold Rapido, in 1962.

While a rail gauge of 9 mm remains constant for standard gauge (as opposed to narrow gauge) N-Scale locomotives and rolling-stock, depending upon the place of manufacture and/or the specific market that a model is targeted to be sold in, its size in proportion to its prototype (i.e., "scale") may be 1:148 (British Outline), 1:150 (for Japanese 3 foot 6 inch /1,067 mm or 4 foot 6 inch / 1,372 mm gauge trains), or 1:160 (for North American, Japanese 1,435 mm high-speed trains, and Continental European) scale. Read more here.

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Uncategorized Uncategorized 1
Accessories and Loads Accessories and Loads 14
Boxed Sets Boxed Sets 531
Container Container 191
Figures Figures 212
Light Rail Light Rail 101
Locomotives Locomotives 8009
Promotional Items Promotional Items 7
Railcar Railcar 4
Rolling Stock Rolling Stock 24611
Structures Structures 532
Track Track 10
Train Sets Train Sets 129
Vehicles Vehicles 1264


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Aksarben Aksarben 18
Al's Kustom Train Kars Al's Kustom Train Kars 6
American Model Builders American Model Builders 42
Arnold Arnold 101
Arnold Hornby Arnold Hornby 31
Artitec Artitec 25
Athearn Athearn 3249
Athearn Collectibles Athearn Collectibles 4
Atlas Atlas 10767
Atlas Model Railroad Atlas Model Railroad 3
Atlas Special Run Atlas Special Run 24
Aurora Postage Stamp Aurora Postage Stamp 29
Aztec Aztec 52
Bachmann Bachmann 553
Bev-Bel Bev-Bel 24
Bluford Shops Bluford Shops 379
Bluford Special Run Bluford Special Run 10
Bowser Bowser 888
Broadway Limited Broadway Limited 223
Brooklyn Locomotive Works Brooklyn Locomotive Works 18
Centralia Car Shops Centralia Car Shops 124
Classic Metal Works Classic Metal Works 41
CMX Products CMX Products 1
Con-Cor Con-Cor 811
CS Models CS Models 4
Custom Model Railroads Custom Model Railroads 3
Darren Cohen Darren Cohen 1
Delaware Valley Delaware Valley 8
Deluxe Innovations Deluxe Innovations 69
Deluxe Innovations Special Run Deluxe Innovations Special Run 2
Design Preservation Models Design Preservation Models 20
Dimi-Trains Dimi-Trains 2
DM-Toys DM-Toys 3
Dream Designs Dream Designs 2
E-R Models E-R Models 14
Eastern Seaboard Models Eastern Seaboard Models 72
Elgin Locomotive Works Elgin Locomotive Works 1
ExactRail ExactRail 295
Faller Faller 31
Fleischmann Fleischmann 45
Fox Valley Fox Valley 220
Fox Valley Special Run Fox Valley Special Run 6
GHB International GHB International 8
Greenmax Greenmax 14
Hallmark Models Inc. Hallmark Models Inc. 4
Herpa Herpa 17
Hobbytrain Hobbytrain 33
InterMountain InterMountain 3442
InterMountain Special Run InterMountain Special Run 88
Jaegerndorfer Jaegerndorfer 1
JC Timmer JC Timmer 2
Kato Kato 90
Kato Lemke Kato Lemke 69
Kato USA Kato USA 1362
Langley Langley 1
LBF Company LBF Company 11
Life-Like Life-Like 231
Liliput Liliput 1
Lima Lima 12
Mabar Mabar 12
Micro Ace Micro Ace 3
Micro-Trains Micro-Trains 5809
Micro-Trains Special Run Micro-Trains Special Run 462
Miller Engineering Miller Engineering 10
Minicraft Minicraft 8
Minitrain Minitrain 3
Minitrix Minitrix 226
Model Power Model Power 166
Model Rectifier Corporation Model Rectifier Corporation 2
Model Tech Studios Model Tech Studios 8
Modemo Modemo 2
N Scale Architect N Scale Architect 3
N Scale Kits N Scale Kits 16
N Scale of Nevada N Scale of Nevada 2
Noch Noch 92
North American Railcar North American Railcar 9
North Country Models North Country Models 1
Oriental Limited Oriental Limited 1
Osborn Models Osborn Models 1
Overland Models Overland Models 3
Oxford Diecast Oxford Diecast 45
Peco Peco 4
Period Miniatures Period Miniatures 4
Perrine Model Train Works Perrine Model Train Works 1
Piko Piko 41
Pre-Database Pre-Database 1
Precision Masters Precision Masters 5
Preiser Preiser 1
Rail Scale Models Rail Scale Models 3
Rail Town Rail Town 7
Rapido Trains Rapido Trains 1180
Red Caboose Red Caboose 155
Revell Revell 2
Rivarossi Rivarossi 14
Roco Roco 2
Roundhouse Roundhouse 630
S&R Models S&R Models 3
S&R Special Edition Models S&R Special Edition Models 6 74
Showcase Miniatures Showcase Miniatures 68
Smithsonian Collection Smithsonian Collection 2
The Freight Yard The Freight Yard 28
Third Rail Graphics Third Rail Graphics 2
Tomix Tomix 74
Tomytec Tomytec 127
Trainworx Trainworx 1532
True Line Trains True Line Trains 107
Unknown, Likely MRC Unknown, Likely MRC 1
V-Line V-Line 3
Various Various 1
Vollmer Vollmer 4
Walthers Walthers 156
Wheels of Time Wheels of Time 426
Wheels of Time Special Run Wheels of Time Special Run 4
Wiking Wiking 1
Woodland Scenics Woodland Scenics 114
Yesteryear Creations Yesteryear Creations 4
YesterYear Models YesterYear Models 4