What is “G” Scale?

Model Railroad Scales Model Railroaders have a number of commercially available scales to choose from for their hobby. The most common scales include N, HO, S, O, and G. Denver Garden Railway Society members are “G Scale” and often referred to as the “Large Scale” model railroaders. What is a railroad “gauge” versus a “scale”? Railroad “gauge” refers to track size whereas “scale” measures the size relationship between a model train and its real-world train prototype. For example, a model locomotive that is 1/24th the size of the real thing is called 1:24 scale. Sometimes you’ll see the terms “gauge” … Continue reading What is “G” Scale?