Re: Are NG couplers the same size as Sandard Gauge?

Rob Adams

The answer apparently depends upon which line you are interested in. I ran across the following information about Prototype Couplers from Bruce Metcalf some time back while trying to answer the same question myself. Click the "Couplers" link at the following URL:


Kind regards, Rob Adams

Rich C wrote:


From what I have seen in various pictures and such,
they are about 3/4 the size.

Rich Christie
Railtown 1897 Jamestown CA
--- Norm < <>> wrote:

I'm modeling a (mythical but plausible) NG line
circa 1940. Would the couplers have been identical
to standard gauge ones?

Rob Adams
Wellman, IA
Modeling the CB&Q RR's Keokuk & Western branch, along with connecting Wabash and CRI&P operations, circa 1938

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