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…
New RTR brass Dunkirk made by Yoshiya Kobayashi
Power mechanism from Sugiyama.
The motor from the Kato 10-103/104 is a good replacement for the original Bachmann 0-4-0 Docksider motor.
Railway Recollections KC Cars
See www.minitrains.eu for more information.