N Scale Model Trains Database

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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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Total items in collection: 40483. Total items on page 6

First Image Brand Stock Number Road/Company Name Reporting Marks Road/Reporting Number Prototype Original Retail Price Market Release Date ID
Micro-Trains 23090 Illinois Central IC 136501 Boxcar, Steel, 40 Foot, Double Sliding Door H:$9.95 1974-06-01 20907
Micro-Trains 24384 Oregon Pacific & Eastern OP&E 1033 Boxcar, Steel, 40 Foot, Single Sliding Door, Without Roofwalk $3.00 1974-06-01 96481
Micro-Trains 28000 Dimensional Data DATA n/a Boxcar, Wood Sheathed, 40 Foot, Single Sliding Door, Outside Braced H:$7.50 1974-06-01 21263
Micro-Trains 34000 Dimensional Data DATA n/a Boxcar, Steel, 50 Foot, Double Sliding Door H:$16.50 1974-06-01 21578
Micro-Trains 34030 Norfolk & Western N&W 285228 Boxcar, Steel, 50 Foot, Double Sliding Door E:$20.00 H:$24.01 1974-06-01 21585
Micro-Trains 34070 Baltimore & Ohio B&O 471310 Boxcar, Steel, 50 Foot, Double Sliding Door E:$22.50 1974-06-01 21597