Graphic Showing Com,parable Train Scales/Sizes

G Scale:
The garden scale. G is the largest of the scales and is commonly called the garden scale do to it's ability to run outdoors. The rails of the track are constructed of solid brass and are incredibly resilient to the elements and the locomotives are designed to brave the weather also. Big and easy it is a great size for the junior model railroader to get started with and with sets starting around $125.00 its something that will last you for years and years.

O Scale:
For many years people have associated the name Lionel with toy trains. Starting just before the turn of the century O-scale started out as stamped tin plate and has progressed to the highly detailed ABS plastic body's of today. An exciting scale that tends to have a little more collectability than the other scales. And With many of the locomotives coming with realistic puffing smoke, and amazing sounding digital sound it makes for a real fun train to just have cruising around the house or Christmas tree.

HO Scale:
Tends to be one of the more popular scales especially among people looking to build a scale layout. With millions of product's on the market it gives you a lot of ways to customize and individualize your own model train. It's smaller size makes it easy to set up on a table, floor 3x5 or 4x8 board. HO is extremely cost effective and the quality out there is outstanding. 

N Scale:
N is one of the smallest sizes in model railroading with the average locomotive being just 3 to 4 inches long it allows you to run a lot of things in a small area. The detail and scale look of N is truly impressive with lot's of quality products on the market. N-scale is another favorite among people looking to build a little layout to have decorating the house.