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N scale by the numbers

Read the N Scale Insight column from the November 2018 Model Railroader
Scale model railroading couldn’t exist without numbers, some that are very important and some that are not important at all, but fun to play around with. This column is for those who model in N scale, so let’s look at N scale numbers, starting with the two most critical, 9mm – the track gauge – and 1:160 – the scale proportion. How closely are these numbers related to one another, which is another way of asking, how accurate are our models? The standard track gauge...

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