Model Trains

Some articles on model train, model trains, model, models:

Arnold (models) - History
... In the postwar period, smaller model train sizes became the order of the day ... In earlier times, model trains had been largely the plaything of the well to do who had enough money to live in houses large enough to support the display of the ... and 1950s, TT scale was the “small” scale, allowing for realistic model railroad displays being situated in relatively small areas ...
... HAG is a Swiss maker of model trains ... Gahler brothers originally manufactured model trains in O scale but due to competition, particularly by Marklin H0 scale, began the transition to H0 in 1954 with their final O scale set being manufactured ... Today HAG manufactures die-cast metal model trains and is the primary manufacturer of HO scale Swiss model trains ...
Rail Transport Modelling Scales - Mixing of Scales
... An onlooker seeing a 143 model car next to a 148 scale model train might not notice anything wrong, for example ... of mixing scales are a foreshortening technique using N scale (1160) model trains in the background (distance) with H0 scale (187) in the foreground ... mixing 143 scale, 148 scale and 150 scale die-cast models with 0 scale model trains ...

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