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What is HOn30 – by Bob Hayden and Dave Frary »

Well, simply stated, HOn30, or HOn2½, is HO scale narrow gauge rolling stock running on N gauge track.
The trains are smaller than regular HO equipment because most HOn30 modelers build layouts based on the 2-foot railroads that ran in the state of Maine, U.S.A. These were about half the size of standard gauge trains, but they still performed a full-size job. These two-footers, as they were called, cost only half the money and real estate to get a working railroad up and running.
There were, and are, 30″ and 24″ railroads still operating around the world, and many people model them. Read on…

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The SEEP point motor »

From Mike Beard

The SEEP point motor is a twin coil impulse point motor just like the Peco one, or even Hornby if it is cheaper. Read on…

New brass Dunkirk from Yoshiya »

New RTR brass Dunkirk made by Yoshiya Kobayashi
Power mechanism from Sugiyama.


Photo by Peter Bartlett

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Bachmann 0-4-0 / Kato motor upgrade »

The motor from the Kato 10-103/104 is a good replacement for the original Bachmann 0-4-0 Docksider motor.
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Available resin kits from Railway Recollections. »

Railway Recollections KC Cars
Railway Recollections KC Cars
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News from MinitrainS »

New MinitrainS Gmeinder release, photo © MinitrainS

Photo © MinitrainS

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Brookville Railcar? »

Brookville Rail Car (c) Brookville corp. Read on…

New MinitrainS EU releases »

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