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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: 63193. Total items on page 13

First Image Brand Stock Number Road or Company Name Reporting Marks Road or Reporting Number Prototype Original Retail Price Market Release Date ID
Micro-Trains NSC MTL 11-19 Union Pacific UP 50023 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $89.50 2011-01-01 146897
Micro-Trains NSC MTL 11-20 Union Pacific UP 50024 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $89.50 2011-01-01 146898
Micro-Trains NSC MTL 11-21 Union Pacific UP 50025 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $89.50 2011-01-01 146902
Micro-Trains NSC MTL 11-22 Union Pacific UP 50026 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $89.50 2011-01-01 146901
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 12-85 Union Pacific UP 50022 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $99.98 2012-01-01 146896
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 12-86 Union Pacific UP 50021 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $98.50 2012-01-01 146903
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 12-88 Union Pacific UP 50028 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $94.50 2012-01-01 146899
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 12-89 Union Pacific UP 50029 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $94.50 2012-01-01 146900
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 14-07 Kansas City Southern KCS 710024 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $94.50 2014-01-01 146904
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 14-08 CSX Transportation CSX 600513 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $94.50 2014-01-01 146906
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 14-76 CSX Transportation CSX 600510 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $94.50 2014-01-01 146905
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 16-104 Missouri Pacific MP 865025 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $94.50 2016-05-01 103203
Micro-Trains NSE MTL 16-105 Missouri Pacific MP 865030 Flatcar, Heavy Duty $94.50 2016-05-01 103204