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Rail transport modelling

Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale. [1]

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Adhesive

An adhesive is any substance applied to the surfaces of materials that binds them together and resists separation.

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Airfix

Airfix is a UK manufacturer of injection-moulded plastic scale model kits of aircraft and other objects.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico

Alamogordo is the county seat and economic center of Otero County in south-central New Mexico, United States.

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Alternating current

Alternating current (AC), is an electric current in which the flow of electric charge periodically reverses direction, whereas in direct current (DC, also dc), the flow of electric charge is only in one direction.

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American Flyer

American Flyer is a brand of toy train and model railroad manufactured in the United States.

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Anderson Powerpole

The Anderson Powerpole is a family of electrical connectors by Anderson Power Products (APP), although plug compatible connectors are now available from alternate sources.

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AR Kits

AR Kits is an Australian model railway business which produces Australian-outline kits.

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Arnold (models)

Founded in 1906 by Karl Arnold in Nürnberg, K. Arnold & Co. began its life producing tin toys and related items.

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Athearn

Athearn is a United States manufacturer of model railroad equipment, produced and distributed by American hobby manufacturer Horizon Hobby, Inc.

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Atlas Model Railroad

Atlas Model Railroad Company, Inc. makes scale models in N scale, HO scale, and O scale.

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Auhagen

Auhagen is a municipality in the district of Schaumburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Australia

Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Bachmann Branchline

Bachmann Branchline is an English 00 gauge model railway manufacturer.

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Bachmann Industries

Bachmann Industries (Bachmann Brothers, Inc.) is a Bermuda registered Chinese owned company, globally headquartered in Hong Kong; specialising in model railroading.

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Backyard railroad

A backyard railroad is a privately owned, outdoor railroad, most often in miniature, but large enough for one or several persons to ride on.

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Bassett-Lowke

Bassett-Lowke was a toy company in Northampton, England, founded by Wenman Joseph Bassett-Lowke in 1898 or 1899, that specialized in model railways, boats and ships, and construction sets.

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Battery (electricity)

An electric battery is a device consisting of two or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.

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Bavaria

The Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern,, Freistaat Bayern, Freistood Boajan/Baijaan, Main-Franconian: Freischdood Bayan; Bavorsko) is a federal state of Germany.

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Bekonscot

Bekonscot in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, is the oldest original model village in the world.

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Bing (company)

Bing or Gebrüder Bing ("Bing brothers") was a German toy company founded in 1863 in Nuremberg, Germany by two brothers, Ignaz and Adolf Bing, originally producing metal kitchen utensils, but best remembered for its extensive lines of model trains and live steam engines.

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Birmingham Dribbler

Birmingham Dribbler or carpet railway describes a type of very early model railway.

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Bowser Manufacturing

Bowser Manufacturing is a United States manufacturer of model railroad equipment, located in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Brass

Brass is a metal alloy made of copper and zinc; the proportions of zinc and copper can be varied to create a range of brasses with varying properties.

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Brass model

Brass models, made of brass or similar alloys, are scale models typically of railroad equipment, bridges and occasionally, of buildings.

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Broadway Limited Imports

Broadway Limited Imports, LLC (BLI) designs and manufactures limited-run HO scale and N scale model railroad locomotives and rolling stock.

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Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire (or; archaically the County of Buckingham; abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England.

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Butterley

Butterley is a village in the English county of Derbyshire near to Ripley.

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Cardboard modeling

Cardboard modeling is a form of modelling with paper, card stock, paperboard, and corrugated fiberboard.

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Carnegie Science Center

The Carnegie Science Center, located in the Chateau neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, opened in 1991.

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Casting (metalworking)

In metalworking, casting involves pouring liquid metal into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowing it to cool and solidify.

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Chemical milling

Chemical milling or industrial etching is the subtractive manufacturing process of using baths of temperature-regulated etching chemicals to remove material to create an object with the desired shape.

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Chiloquin, Oregon

Chiloquin (Klamath: mbosaksawaas, "flint place") is a city in Klamath County, Oregon, United States.

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Clemenceau, Cottonwood

Clemenceau is a neighborhood of the city of Cottonwood in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States.

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Computer

A computer is a general-purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically.

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Dapol

Dapol Ltd is a Welsh model railway manufacturer based in Chirk, Wales.

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De facto

De facto is a Latin expression that means "in fact, in reality, in actual existence, force, or possession, as a matter of fact" (literally "from fact").

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Digital Command Control

Digital Command Control (DCC) is a standard for a system to operate model railways digitally.

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Dimension

In physics and mathematics, the dimension of a mathematical space (or object) is informally defined as the minimum number of coordinates needed to specify any point within it.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Doepke Toys

Doepke Model Toys have delighted kids for decades and are now the envy of toy collectors everywhere.

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Edward Exley Limited

Edward Exley Limited is a manufacturer of model railway equipment, particularly ready-to-run coaches in 0 gauge and 00 gauge and a one-time major competitor to Hornby and Bassett-Lowke.

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Electric locomotive

An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or fuel cell.

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Faller

Faller (Gebr. FALLER) is a German toy company founded in Stuttgart in 1946 by brothers Edwin and Hermann Faller.

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Flange

A flange is an external or internal ridge, or rim (lip), for strength, as the flange of an iron beam such as an I-beam or a T-beam; or for attachment to another object, as the flange on the end of a pipe, steam cylinder, etc., or on the lens mount of a camera; or for a flange of a rail car or tram wheel.

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Fleischmann (model railroads)

Fleischmann is a German manufacturer of model railway products.

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Foam

A foam is a substance that is formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid.

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Frateschi

The Brazilian company Indústrias Reunidas Frateschi (known as Frateschi) is a model railroad manufacturer based in Ribeirão Preto, near São Paulo, Brazil.

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Free-mo

Free-mo stands for "free modular" and is a relatively new modular standard in the hobby of model railroading.

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Fulgurex

Fulgurex is a manufacturer of Brass model of railway rolling stock.

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G & R Wrenn

G&R Wrenn was a toy company specialising in the manufacture of model railways.

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G scale

G scale (or G gauge) is a scale for model railways which, because of its size and durability, is often used outdoors.

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Garden railway

A garden railroad or garden railway (Railroad in the US, railway elsewhere) is a model railway system set up outdoors in a garden.

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Gasoline

Gasoline, also known as petrol outside of North America, is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in internal combustion engines.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Gorre & Daphetid

The Gorre & Daphetid model railroad was a notable HO scale layout built by John Whitby Allen in Monterey, California.

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Graffiti

Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface, often in a public place.

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Graham Farish

Graham Farish is a company that produces large quantities of British outline model railway equipment in N gauge.

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Granite

Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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Great American Train Show

The Great American Train Show is the name of what was, for two decades, the largest traveling model train show in the United States.

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Great West Models

Great West Models is a manufacturer of model railroad products for the HO scale market.

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HAG

HAG is a Swiss maker of model trains.

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Hamburg

Hamburg (local pronunciation; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg), officially Freie und Hansestadt HamburgConstitution of Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.

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Hasegawa Corporation

The is a company that manufactures plastic model kits of a variety of vehicles, including model aircraft, model cars, model ships, model armor, model space craft and science fiction kits.

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Heljan

Heljan A/S is a Danish model railway company based in Søndersø.

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Herpa

Herpa, or Herpa Miniaturmodelle GmbH, is a German manufacturer of die-cast model aircraft under the Herpa Wings trademark and plastic car models under the Herpa Cars & Trucks trademark.

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HO scale

HO or H0 is the most popular scale of model railway in the world.

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Hobby

A hobby is a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one's leisure time.

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Hornby Railways

Hornby Railways is a British model railway brand.

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Iberis

Iberis, commonly called candytuft, is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Brassicaceae.

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Ibertren

Ibertren is a Spanish brand of model railway, based in Barcelona.

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Java Model Railroad Interface

JMRI (Java Model Railroad Interface) is an open source program (GNU GPL v2) for model railroad hobbyists.

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Jouef

Jouef was a French manufacturer that specialized in model trains and other vehicles.

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Kadee

Kadee Quality Products Co. is a model railroad manufacturer.

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Kato Precision Railroad Models

is a Japanese manufacturer of model railroad equipment in N and HO scales.

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Kings Cross, London

King's Cross (also Kings Cross) is an inner city area of London, England, 2.5 miles (4.8 km) north of Charing Cross.

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Klein Modellbahn

Klein Modellbahn was an Austrian model railway manufacturer, founded in 1984 in Vienna, where they are currently based.

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Kleinbahn

The term Kleinbahn (literally 'small railway', plural: Kleinbahnen) was a light railway concept used especially in Prussia for a railway line that "on account of its low importance for general railway transport" had less strict requirements placed on its construction and operation that main lines (Hauptbahnen) or secondary lines (Nebenbahnen i.e. normal branch lines).

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Landscaping

Landscaping refers to any activity that modifies the visible features of an area of land, including.

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Laser beam machining

Laser beam machining (LBM) is an unconventional machining process in which a laser is directed towards the work piece for machining.

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Lego Trains

Lego Trains is a product range and theme of the construction toy Lego, which incorporates buildable train sets.

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Lemaco

Lemaco is a brass model railway rolling stock manufacturer based in Switzerland.

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Lesney Products

Lesney Products & Co.

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Levon Kemalyan

Levon John Kemalyan (24 February 1907 Fresno, California – 2 November 1976 Fresno, California) was a model railroading entrepreneur.

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LGB (trains)

LGB stands for Lehmann Gross Bahn - the "Lehmann Big Railway" in German.

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Lichen

A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a symbiotic relationship.

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Life-Like

Life-Like Products LLC (now Life-Like Toy and Hobby division of Wm. K. Walthers) is a manufacturer of model railroad products and is based in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Lima (models)

Lima S.p.A (Lima Models) was a brand of railway models made in Vicenza, Italy, for almost 50 years, from the early 1950s until the company ceased trading in 2004.

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Lionel Corporation

Lionel Corporation was an American toy manufacturer and retailer that was in business from 1900-1995.

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Lionel, LLC

Lionel, LLC is a designer and importer of toy trains and model railroads that is based in Concord, North Carolina.

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List of model railroad clubs

This is a list of model railroad clubs.

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List of rail transport modellers

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List of rail transport modelling scale standards

This page lists the most relevant model railway scale standards in the world.

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List of ridable miniature railways

A ridable miniature railway (USA: 'riding railroad' or grand scale railroad) is a ground-level, large scale model railway that hauls passengers using locomotives that are models of full-sized railway locomotives (powered by diesel or petrol engines, live steam engines or electric motors).

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Live steam

Live steam is steam under pressure, obtained by heating water in a boiler.

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Locomotive

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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Lone Star Toys

Lone Star Products Ltd. was the name used by British company Die Cast Machine Tools Ltd (DCMT) for its toy products.

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Louis Marx and Company

Louis Marx and Company was an American toy manufacturer in business from 1919 to 1978.

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Machining

Machining is any of various processes in which a piece of raw material is cut into a desired final shape and size by a controlled material-removal process.

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Mantua

Mantua (Mantova; Emilian and Latin: Mantua) is a city and comune in Lombardy, Italy, and capital of the province of the same name.

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Matchbox (brand)

Matchbox is a popular toy brand which was introduced by Lesney Products in 1953 and is now owned by Mattel, Inc.

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Märklin

Gebr.

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Mehano

Mehano is a Slovenian toy company, founded in 1952 as Mehanotehnika, produces a large range of both traditional and electronic toys, as well as model railroad equipment.

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Merkur (toy)

Merkur refers to a metal construction set built in Czechoslovakia (later the Czech Republic).

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Merten

Merten is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.

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Miniatur Wunderland

Miniatur Wunderland (German for miniature wonderland) is a model railway attraction in Hamburg, Germany, and the largest of its kind in the world, built by the twins Gerrit and Frederik Braun.

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Miniature Railroad & Village

The Miniature Railroad & Village (MRRV) is one of the largest and most detailed model train layouts in the United States.

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Model airport

A trend among aircraft model collectors is to build model airports.

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Model figure

A model figure is a scale model representing a human, monster or other creature.

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Model railroad layout

In model railroading, a layout is a diorama containing scale track for operating trains.

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Model Railroader

Model Railroader (MR) is an American magazine about the hobby of model railroading.

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MOROP

MOROP is a European association that federates national associations of railroad and model railroad enthusiasts.

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MTH Electric Trains

MTH Electric Trains, formerly Mike's Train House, is an American toy train and model railroad designer, importer, and manufacturer, based in Columbia, Maryland.

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Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago)

The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) is located in Chicago, Illinois, in Jackson Park, in the Hyde Park neighborhood between Lake Michigan and The University of Chicago.

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Museum of the Moscow Railway

The Museum of the Moscow Railway is situated next to Paveletsky Rail Terminal in Moscow.

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N scale

N scale is a popular model railway scale.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (or narrow-gauge railroad) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the of standard gauge railways.

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National Model Railroad Association

The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) is a non-profit organization for those involved in the hobby or business of model railroading.

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National Toy Train Museum

The National Toy Train Museum (NTTM), at 300 Paradise Lane, in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA, is focused on creating an interactive display of toy trains.

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Noch (model railroads)

Noch GmbH & Co.

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Normen Europäischer Modellbahnen

Normen Europäischer Modellbahnen (German), Normas Europeas de Modelismo (Spanish) or Normes Européennes de Modélisme (French) (NEM) are standards for model railroads issued by the MOROP.

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Northlandz

Northlandz is a model railroad layout and museum located near Flemington, New Jersey, built by Bruce Williams Zaccagnino.

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NTrak

NTrak is one of several model railroad module standards.

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O scale

O scale (or O gauge) is a scale commonly used for toy trains and model railroading.

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Ochroma pyramidale

Ochroma pyramidale, commonly known as the balsa tree, is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, Malvaceae.

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OO gauge

OO gauge or OO scale (also spelled 00 gauge and 00 scale) model railways are the most popular standard-gauge model railway tracks in the United Kingdom.

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Overhead line

An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.

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Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire (or; abbreviated Oxon) is a county in South East England bordering on Warwickshire (to the north/north-west), Northamptonshire (to the north/north-east), Buckinghamshire (to the east), Berkshire (to the south), Wiltshire (to the south-west) and Gloucestershire (to the west).

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Paper

Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.

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Paperboard

Paperboard is a thick paper-based material.

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Papier-mâché

Papier-mâché (French; or), French for "chewed paper", is a composite material consisting of paper pieces or pulp, sometimes reinforced with textiles, bound with an adhesive, such as glue, starch, or wallpaper paste.

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Peco

Peco is a UK-based manufacturer of model railway accessories, especially trackwork, based at Pecorama, Beer in South Devon, England.

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Pendon Museum

Pendon Museum, located in Long Wittenham near Didcot, Oxfordshire, England, displays scale models of typical scenes on the Great Western Railway (GWR) of the 1920s centred on working scale model railways.

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PIKO

PIKO (pronounced "peek-oh") is one of the largest and best-known model train brands in Europe and exports to the United States and other parts of the world.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with a population of 305,842 and the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Plaster

Plaster, stucco or render is a building material used for coating walls and ceilings.

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Plasticville

Plasticville is a brand of plastic toy train building sold in the United States, made by formerly Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based Bachmann Industries since 1947 (although they were first advertised in 1946).

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Playmobil

Playmobil is a line of toys produced by the Brandstätter Group (Geobra Brandstätter GmbH & Co KG), headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany.

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Polystyrene

Polystyrene (PS) is a synthetic aromatic polymer made from the monomer styrene.

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Polyurethane

Polyurethane (PUR and PU) is a polymer composed of a chain of organic units joined by carbamate (urethane) links.

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President's Choice

President's Choice (French: Le choix du Président) also known as “PC”, is a private label or store brand owned by Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s largest food retailer.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails.

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Rail transport modelling scales

Rail transport modelling uses a variety of scales (ratio between the real world and the model) to ensure scale models look correct when placed next to each other.

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Railway signal

A signal is a mechanical or electrical device erected beside a railway line to pass information relating to the state of the line ahead to train/engine drivers (engineers in the US).

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Rectifier

A rectifier is an electrical device that converts alternating current (AC), which periodically reverses direction, to direct current (DC), which flows in only one direction.

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Resin

In polymer chemistry and materials science, resin is a "solid or highly viscous substance, usually containing prepolymers with reactive groups." Such viscous substances can be plant derived or synthetic.

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Resin casting

Resin casting is a method of plastic casting where a mold is filled with a liquid synthetic resin, which then hardens.

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Ripley, Derbyshire

Ripley is a town in the Amber Valley borough of Derbyshire, England.

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Rivarossi

Rivarossi is one of the world's most famous Italian manufacturer of model railways.

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Roco

Roco, based in Salzburg, Austria, is a manufacturer of model railway equipment.

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Rocrail

Rocrail is an open source project that can control a model train layout from one or more computers.

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Rokal

ROKAL is an acronym for RObert KAhrmann Lobberich, a manufacturer of metal castings that produced a line of model railway equipment in TT scale from 1947 to 1969, based in Lobberich 80 km north of Cologne, Germany at the Dutch border.

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Rolling stock

The term Rolling stock originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.

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S scale

S scale (or S gauge) is a model railroad scale modeled at 1:64 scale, S scale track gauge (space between the rails) is.

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Sagebrush

Sagebrush is a common name applied generally to several woody and herbaceous species of plants in the genus Artemisia.

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San Diego Model Railroad Museum

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum is a model railroad exhibit in San Diego, California.

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Sawdust

Sawdust or wood dust is a by-product of cutting, grinding, drilling, sanding, or otherwise pulverizing wood with a saw or other tool; it is composed of fine particles of wood.

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Scale (ratio)

The scale ratio of a model represents the proportional ratio of a linear dimension of the model to the same feature of the original.

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Scale model

A scale model is most generally a physical representation of an object, which maintains accurate relationships between all important aspects of the model, although absolute values of the original properties need not be preserved.

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Scratch building

Scratch building is the process of building a scale model "from scratch", i.e. from raw materials, rather than building it from a commercial kit, kitbashing or buying it pre-assembled.

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Share taxi

A share taxi is a mode of transport which falls between both taxicabs and buses.

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Standard gauge

The standard gauge (also Stephenson gauge after George Stephenson, International gauge or normal gauge) is a widely used railway track gauge.

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Standard Gauge (toy trains)

Standard Gauge, also known as wide gauge, was an early model railway and toy train rail gauge, introduced in the United States in 1906 by Lionel Corporation.

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Standardization

Standardization or standardisation is the process of developing and implementing technical standards.

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Static grass

Static grass is used in model railroading and miniature wargaming to create realistic looking 'grass' textures.

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Sydney Model Railway Exhibition

The Sydney Model Railway Exhibition is an annual railway modelling exhibition, which is held in October, sponsored by the Australian Model Railway Association.

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T gauge

T Gauge (1:450), is a model railroad scale with a gauge of.

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T-TRAK

T-TRAK is a relatively new modular standard in the hobby of model railroading, which uses modules 2 3/4" (70mm) high, which rest on a table, such as a banquet table.

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Tech Model Railroad Club

The Tech Model Railroad Club (TMRC) is a student organization at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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The Great Train Story

The Great Train Story is a HO scale model railroad display located in the Transportation Zone of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.

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The Toy Train Depot

The Toy Train Depot is a toy store and railway museums, featuring scale models of train locomotives and passenger and freight cars, in Alamogordo, New Mexico.

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Third rail (model railroading)

The use of a third rail in rail transport modelling is a technique that is sometimes applied in order to facilitate easier wiring.

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Tilia

Tilia is a genus of about 30 species of trees native throughout most of the temperate Northern Hemisphere.

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Tillig

Tillig (TILLIG Modellbahnen GmbH & Co. KG) is a German model railroad manufacturing company based in Sebnitz, Saxony.

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Tomy

is a Japanese toy, children's merchandise and entertainment company created from the merger of two companies: Tomy (founded in 1924 as Tomiyama, changing the name to Tomy in 1963) and long-time rival Takara (founded in 1955).

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Toy train

A toy train is a toy that represents a train.

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Track (rail transport)

The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.

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Track ballast

Track ballast forms the trackbed upon which railway sleepers (UK) or railroad ties (US) are laid.

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Track gauge

In rail transport, track gauge is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails.

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Train game

A train game or railway game is a board game that represents the construction and operation of railways.

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Tram

A tram (also known as tramcar; and in North America known as streetcar, trolley or trolley car), is a rail vehicle which runs on tracks along public urban streets (called street running), and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Transformer

A transformer is an electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction.

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Tri-ang Railways

Tri-ang Railways was a British manufacturer of toy trains, one of the elements of the Lines Bros Ltd company who traded using the brands Tri-ang, Minic, Pedigree and Frog.

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Trix (company)

Trix is a German company that originally made Trix metal construction sets.

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TT scale

TT scale is a niche model railroading scale, whose name stands for table top.

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Tyco Toys

Tyco Toys was an American toy manufacturer.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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USA Trains

USA Trains is a manufacturer of G scale model railroad products that started out as Charles Ro Manufacturing Company.

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Vale of White Horse

The Vale of White Horse is a local government district of Oxfordshire in England.

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Varney Scale Models

Varney was a United States manufacturer of model railroad equipment.

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Výtopna

Výtopna is restaurant with model train service, where trainsets bring beverages to every customer table.

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Viessmann

The Viessmann Group is an international heating systems manufacturer headquartered in Allendorf (Eder), Germany.

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Virginian and Ohio

The Virginian and Ohio is both the name of a fictional railroad company created by W. Allen McClelland and the HO scale model railroad he built featuring this railroad.

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Vollmer (company)

Vollmer GmbH & Co.KG or Vollmer is a German manufacturer of model buildings and accessories for use with model railroads.

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Wheel

A wheel is a circular component that is intended to rotate on an axle bearing.

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Wiking Modellbau

Wiking Modellbau is a German manufacturer of scale models in H0 scale and N scale originally made as accessories for model train sets.

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Williams Electric Trains

Williams Electric Trains was an American toy train and model railroad manufacturer, based in Columbia, Maryland.

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Wm. K. Walthers

Wm.

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Woodchips

Woodchips are a medium-sized solid material made by cutting, or chipping, larger pieces of wood.

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Woodland Scenics

Woodland Scenics, along with its PineCar and Scene-A-Rama divisions, manufactures model scenery, gravity-driven pinewood racecars and educational arts and crafts.

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Worsley Works

Worsley Works, is a manufacturer of kits for model railway carriages and locomotives, owned and run from Worsley, near Manchester, England UK, by Allen Doherty.

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Z scale

Z scale (1:220) was introduced by the Märklin company in 1972, and is one of the smallest commercially available model railway scales with a track gauge of.

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1 gauge

1 gauge, gauge 1 or gauge one is a model railroading and toy train standard that was popular in the early 20th century, particularly with European manufacturers.

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16 mm scale

16 mm to 1 foot or 1:19.05 is a popular scale of model railway in the UK which represents narrow gauge prototypes.

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1:24 scale

1:24 scale is a very popular size for automobile models such as injection-molded plastic model kits or metal die-cast toys, which are built and collected by both children and adults.

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1:48 scale

1:48 scale is a scale commonly used in diecast models, plastic models made from kits, and construction toys.

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3 ft gauge rail modelling

3' Gauge rail modelling is a specialisation in rail transport modelling.

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4 mm scale

4 mm scale is the most popular model railway scale used in the United Kingdom.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_transport_modelling

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