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N Scale Model Trains Database

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N-Scale Model Trains

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N-Scale Train Modeling is a hobby concerned with the recreation, display and operation of railway equipment in miniature. N-Scale is sometimes also referred to as N-Gauge.

N-Scale is a group of similar dimensional relationships including (but not limited to) 1/160, 1/150 and 1/148. All share in common a railroad gauge of 9mm (0.354 in). The earliest model trains to use this scale were made by Lone Star in the United Kingdom in their OOO (Treble-O) line. Interestingly, the Lone Star models use a dimensional relationship of 1/152. The first models to use a 1/160 scale were made by Arnold of Germany in the 1960s. The most common dimensional relationship in the United States and Europe is 1/160. Japanese manufacturers make a mix of 1/150 and 1/160 products but for the most part use 1/150. Model manufacturers in the United Kingdom prefer 1/148.

When it comes to track, N Scale always uses a standard 9mm distance between the two rails. The track height, however, can vary. Common heights are 0.08 inches high (Code 80) and 0.055 inches (Code 55). For narrow gauge modelers, track is 6.5mm between the rails (Z-Scale), but the dimensional ratio of the models is still typically 1/160, 1/150 or 1/148.

Worldwide, N Scale is the second most popular model railroading Scale after HO, but in certain geographical regions (Japan in particular) it exceeds even HO in popularity.

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Total items in collection: 51618. Total items on page 17

First Image Brand Stock Number Road or Company Name Reporting Marks Road or Reporting Number Prototype Original Retail Price Market Release Date ID
Industrial Rail 7793 Protex Industries PDAX 1054 Tank Car, Triple Dome, 40 Foot E:$6.99 H:$5.99 134981
Industrial Rail 7793 Mobil Oil WSRX 238 Tank Car, Triple Dome, 40 Foot 134980
Industrial Rail 7793 Union Tank Car UTLX 39559 Tank Car, Triple Dome, 40 Foot 134978
Industrial Rail 7793 Union Pacific UP 476306 135007
Industrial Rail 7793 Santa Fe AT&SF 50656 127317
Industrial Rail 7793 Texaco TCX 6305 Tank Car, Triple Dome, 40 Foot 134979
Industrial Rail 7793BAR Bangor and Aroostook BAR 9125 Boxcar, 50 Foot, Evans 5277 135003
Industrial Rail 7793BORD Borden's Farm Products BFPX 210 1990-01-01 135005
Industrial Rail 7793CHE Chessie System C&O 495671 Boxcar, 50 Foot, Evans 5277 1990-12-01 134999
Industrial Rail 7793DDCSX CSX Transportation SBD 101997 135000
Industrial Rail 7793DDSP Southern Pacific SP 600016 135004
Industrial Rail 7793GN Great Northern GN 17879 Boxcar, 50 Foot, Evans 5277 1990-12-01 134997
Industrial Rail 7793RFP Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac RF&P 2802 1990-01-01 135002
Industrial Rail 7793SOU Southern 43261 Boxcar, 50 Foot, Evans 5277 1990-12-01 134996
Industrial Rail 7793SWI Swift Livestock Express SLXS 72221 135006
Industrial Rail 7793UP Union Pacific UP 490051 Boxcar, 50 Foot, Evans 5277 1990-12-01 134998
Industrial Rail 7793URTX Raskin Packing URTX 60708 1990-01-01 135001