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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: 47775. Total items on page 23

First Image Brand Stock Number Road or Company Name Reporting Marks Road or Reporting Number Prototype Original Retail Price Market Release Date ID
AkSarBen 1007 Family Lines L&N 241680 Covered Hopper, 4-Bay, ACF 5250 118842
AkSarBen 2 1982 World's Fair ASBX 1982 Reefer, 50 Foot, Plug Door Mechanical H:$9.95 122972
AkSarBen 5003/1 Quaker Oats 118 Boxcar, Wood Sheathed, 40 Foot, Single Sliding Door 128948
AkSarBen 5003/3 Quaker Oats 358 Boxcar, Wood Sheathed, 40 Foot, Single Sliding Door 122809
AkSarBen 5003/4 Quaker Oats 440 Boxcar, Wood Sheathed, 40 Foot, Single Sliding Door 122810
AkSarBen 8709B NMRA 1987 Caboose, Cupola, Offset 6-Window 1987-01-01 123614
AkSarBen 9118 Southern Pacific SP 172263, 172269 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 H:$20.00 124464
AkSarBen 9118A Southern Pacific SP 172263 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 $9.98 121554
AkSarBen 9118B Southern Pacific SP 172269 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 $9.98 121555
AkSarBen 9122 Southern Pacific SP 172371 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 $9.98 C:$12.00 121553
AkSarBen 9122A Southern Pacific SP 105043 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 $9.98 C:$12.00 121556
AkSarBen 9124D New York Central NYC 91556 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 $10.75 C:$12.00 121557
AkSarBen 9208-1 Missouri Pacific MP 57456 Flatcar, 50 Foot, TOFC C:$12.00 121571
AkSarBen 9208-1 Milwaukee Road MILW 833133 Flatcar, 50 Foot, TOFC C:$12.00 121570
AkSarBen 9212 New York Central NYC 172755, 167608 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 C:$20.00 124463
AkSarBen 9212A New York Central NYC 167608 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 $12.50 C:$10.00 121572
AkSarBen 9212B New York Central NYC 172755 Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 $12.50 121573
AkSarBen 9215 CSX Transportation 470689, 16124 Boxcar, Steel, 40 Foot, No Roofwalk $22.98 H:$14.95 C:$20.00 121615
AkSarBen 9215A CSX Transportation B&O 470689 Boxcar, Steel, 40 Foot, No Roofwalk $11.98 H:$14.95 121616
AkSarBen 9215B CSX Transportation C&O 16124 Boxcar, Steel, 40 Foot, No Roofwalk $11.98 H:$14.95 121617
AkSarBen AKB0001 Conrail CR 269405 Boxcar, Evans 5277 Hi-Cube 133834
AkSarBen PROMO1 Aksarben Open Hopper, 2-Bay, Rib Side 1984-01-01 126524
AkSarBen S782C Burlington Route 12345 Caboose, Cupola, Offset 6-Window 124682