O Scale. O scale is 1:48 in the US, you will find a few variations around the world. When you think of O Scale trains, you naturally think of the classics like Lionel, American Flyer, Marx but there is so much more available. For
HO Scale. HO scale comes is a scale of 1:87. It is currently one of the most popular modeling sizes in model railroading. It is approximately half the size of O scale, hence the name HO (half of O). Because it half the sized of O
N Scale. N Scale is 1:160 scale. Introduced to back in 1962, N scale has become very popular. You will find a large variety of road name and prototypes from the very early steam era up to the modern day. With the
Z Scale. Z scale is 1:220. Introduced by Marklin back in 1972, for years it was just a novelty. But today’s z scale is a totally legitimate scale that is growing in popularity. The detail modern manufacturing offers in z scale is
TRAINLOTS.COM is a site dedicated to all scales of model railroading. There are many model railroading sites that highlight the latest, techniques, opinions, facts, histories etc. TRAINLOTS.COM is a little different. Our main objective is to help you find the trains you are looking for regardless of the scale, with a little of all the above mixed in.
Where did the year go? That’s what I thought as I flipped over the calendar this month. Then I thought, “why do I have such a boring calendar at work?” I started searching for a Railroad calandar and was pleasantly surprised. The photography on these Railroad calendars is just spectacular. You will find the big roads, modern and past and even a Model Railroad calendar. Calendar’s can make a quick easy gift that will be used all year. Take a look below at what is available for calendars on Amazon right now. We have selected a few, if you don’t see what you like, try searching them.
While you may have a hard time finding period correct cars to pull with the Marklin Mini Club 88035 Denver & Rio Grande Western 2-6-0 steam locomotive, you won’t have a hard time liking it. This just another example of a wonderful little Marklin steam locomotive. With a five pole motor and the small radius capacity of the D&RGW Marklin locomotive, it can do well on even on small table top layouts. While the locomotive has been out of production for some time, you can still find the Marklin Mini Club 88035 D&RGW 2-6-0 Steam locomotive on the aftermarket. They seem to hold there value quite nicely though so keep an sharp eye for a good buy. Check below to see what is currently available. And by the way, you could argue the Marklin 88035 2-6-0 a great little excursion train or display locomotive for a train museum on your layout!.
The natural addition to the Marklin 88035 D&RGW locomotive is a nice set of D&RGW passenger cars. The 87910 D&RGW Overland Passenger car set is more common than the locomotive. Some of the pricing seems to be a little steep so be patient. Both come up at a good buy now and again