What scale did Frank Sinatra and Ronald Reygan have their collections?

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  1. TEP 60

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  2. N Gauger

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    I thought they were both O or Standard Gauge
  3. TEP 60

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    Standard Gauge is the same that 0?
  4. N Gauger

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    Nope - it's larger than O and smaller than G (or F)...

    Here's a link to a good listing of scales....

    Model Railroad Scale List
  5. CNWman

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    No, O is smaller I think.
  6. jeffrey-wimberl

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    According to a model train video I have, his trains were O scale.
  7. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    I may be wrong, but isn't "standard", the same gauge as G track, and the scale at which G track measures 4'-8 1/2"?
  8. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Here ya go :) G on the left - Standard on the right The bottom rails are aligned - the tops show the difference :D

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    That's Gauge 1, which predates G. Standard appears to be between 1 and G.
  10. Russ Bellinis

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    I don't know what Ronald Reagan had, but Frank Sinatra was a Lionel collector and had a building at his complex in Palm Springs to house a husg Lionel layout. I think the family has turned the property over to either the state of California or the city of Palm Springs to be turned into a Frank Sinatra Museum since his passing, but I'm not sure.