N Scale vs. HO Scale Model Trains: What’s the Difference?

N Scale vs. HO Scale Model Trains: What’s the Difference?

The two most popular scales for model trains worldwide are HO scale and N scale. To those unfamiliar with the two, HO scale and N scale locomotives may look the same because they’re both small and practical for table-sized layouts. To help you better understand, here is the difference between N scale versus HO scale model trains.Cost DifferencesThe foremost difference on your mind is likely how the cost differs between N and HO scale models. Getting started with either model is generally inexpen …
16th May 2022 Stephen Atwell
The Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal

The Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal

By Ingfbruno; cropped by Beyond My Ken (talk) 07:31, 18 October 2013 (UTC) - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2...The Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal has a rich history, not only in architecture but also in the history of immigration and the American dream. The terminal was built in 1889, and from 1892 through 1954, this terminal evoked feelings of hope and a new beginning, alongside the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to the many Europeans a …
6th Apr 2022 Lisa Hall
Model Train Scales: What they Mean

Model Train Scales: What they Mean

When building a train layout one of the first decisions you will need to make is what size layout you want to build.Model trains are classified according to both scale and gauge. “Scale” describes the size of a miniature in proportion to the size of the prototype (actual train). “Gauge” refers to the distance between the rails of the track.Model trains come in a variety of scales, from those you might see outside in a garden, to ones you might see setup on a coffee table. The ratios used are lis …
25th Mar 2022
Walthers Trainline Flyer Express Starter Sets

Walthers Trainline Flyer Express Starter Sets

All aboard for hours of HO model railroading fun with the WalthersTrainline Flyer Express starter set. With everything you need to get going, each is complete with: Hobby-quality all-in-one sets built for years of fun Power-Loc(TM) Track with: - Nickel silver rail, brown ties and gray roadbed for more realism - Simple, sturdy construction, snaps-together without tools or rail joiners! - Includes 14 track sections to build a 38 x 45" (0.96 x 1.1m) oval Expand any time with matching track a …
23rd Feb 2022
Stop Cleaning Your Track

Stop Cleaning Your Track

Gary is a Model Railroad Train enthusiast: “I applied the NO-OX-ID to my layout 4 years ago, and have experienced skip free running ever since. This is even after periods of no running for as long as a month. I HAVE NOT CLEANED MY TRACK IN 4 YEARS! An added bonus, is that the NO-OX-ID has changed my loco wheels into better conductors, as I have not had to clean them either.”NO-OX-ID “A-SPECIAL Electrical Grade” is the electrical contact grease of choice for new electrical installations and maint …
23rd Feb 2022 Stephen Atwell

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