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 Posted: Tue Aug 30th, 2016 07:16 pm
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Another view. O scale Casey Jones vs. On30 Bachmann Mogul for comparison.
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 Posted: Tue Aug 30th, 2016 07:21 pm
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yessir!

the front is a Bachmann On30 2-6-0 Mogul (?) from a Christmas set?

Can you tell me what the back model is? 4-6-0 10 wheeler?

EDIT: hehe - I was too fast!  Thx for the pics and info!  The difference is not as extreme as I thought.

Who makes that Casey Jones 10 wheeler?

THX!!!

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 Posted: Tue Aug 30th, 2016 07:23 pm
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Last photo head on for comparison between O scale standard & On30 locos.
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 Posted: Tue Aug 30th, 2016 07:25 pm
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And any chance to throw in a S scale AF or semi-scale Atlas steamer?

Not really necessary unless it is easy enough for you to do, one pic would be enough.

I am very grateful for your assistance here.



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 Posted: Tue Aug 30th, 2016 07:28 pm
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Helmut:
The O scale Casey Jones was made by Riverossi of Italy.
Very old non-powered model. Wanted to show friends the difference between O scale and On30 narrow gauge locos.
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yessir, understood and thank you very much. It helps a lot.



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 Posted: Tue Aug 30th, 2016 07:49 pm
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Helmut:
The middle loco is an American Models S scale RS-3 Diesel that I am converting for use on my On30 layout.
The wheels have been narrowed down from S Gauge to HO Gauge which is what On30 equipment uses. This should confuse you even further.
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 Posted: Tue Aug 30th, 2016 07:59 pm
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OK - so about the same size as S scale in general? My guess is that diesel is larger in real life than the steam engines.

is that a good assumption?



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Helmut:
I don't know if I can help you further in your quest.
Many Steam locos are larger than Diesel locos in real life.
And many modern Diesel locos are much bigger than older Steam locos.
Hope you get all of this sorted out in you mind. You may be over thinking the issue.
For an outdoor layout bigger would be better in my mind.
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By the way, I recently downloaded AnyRail:

ANYRAIL

And the free version seems like a good product (has quite a few brands of track in the library), but limited to 50 pieces of track per drawing.  You can always break a plan up into multiple parts and tape them together.

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