Model Trains

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

... HAG is a Swiss maker of model trains ... The 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 ... 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
... It is possible to use different scales of models together effectively, especially to create a false sense of depth (referred to as "forced perspective") ... An onlooker seeing a 143 model car next to a 148 scale model train might not notice anything wrong, for example ... technique using N scale (1160) model trains in the background (distance) with H0 scale (187) in the foreground ...
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. 1940s and 1950s, TT scale was the “small” scale, allowing for realistic model railroad displays being situated in relatively small areas ...

Famous quotes containing the words trains and/or model:

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