Encyclopedia of N-Scale Trucks (North American Prototypes)

This reference is a work in progress. If you can help me out with additional information or better pictures (model or prototype), or know of any N scale freight or passenger trucks that aren't listed below, do please send an email (link on the bottom of the page).



Friction Bearing Freight Trucks (early)

Panamint Models
19th Century
Atlas
Andrews
Micro-Trains
Andrews
Athearn
Archbar
Bachmann
Archbar
Bachmann
Archbar
Bachmann
Archbar
Lone Star
Archbar
MDC/Roundhouse
Archbar
Micro-Trains
Archbar
Tichy Train Group
Fox
Micro-Trains
Woodbeam


Friction Bearing Freight Trucks (late)

Broadway Limited Imports
ARA U-Section 50-Ton
Kato
ASF A-3 Ride Control 50-Ton
Atlas (nee BLMA)
ASF A-3 Ride Control 70-Ton
Broadway Limited Imports
ASF A-3 Ride Control 70-Ton / PRR 2E-F22A
Rapido Trains
Barber S-1A 50-Ton
Atlas
Barber S-2A 50-Ton
Rapido Trains
Barber S-2A 70-Ton
Atlas
Bettendorf 40-Ton
Arnold-Rapido
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Athearn
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Atlas
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Atlas & Roco
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Bachmann
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Bachmann
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Con-Cor
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Con-Cor / Red Caboose
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Fox Valley Models
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Intermountain
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Life-Like (China)
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Lima
Bettendorf 50-Ton
MDC/Roundhouse
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Mehano
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Micro-Trains
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Model Power
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Rivarossi
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Walthers
Bettendorf 50-Ton
Broadway Limited Imports
Bettendorf Coil-Elliptic
Micro-Trains
Bettendorf Coil-Elliptic
Micro-Trains
Dalman 50-Ton
Broadway Limited Imports
N&W T91 Barber-Stabilized
Micro-Trains
National B-1
Atlas
National C-1
Bowser
PRR 2D-F8 50-Ton
Bowser
PRR Crown 2E-F2 70-Ton
Broadway Limited Imports
Symington ARA 70-Ton


Modern Roller Bearing Freight Trucks

Athearn
100-Ton
Bachmann
100-Ton
Kato
100-Ton
Kato
125-Ton
Athearn
70-Ton
Atlas
70-Ton
Con-Cor
70-Ton
Con-Cor / Red Caboose
70-Ton
Kato
70-Ton
MDC/Roundhouse
70-Ton
Walthers
70-Ton
Athearn
ASF A-3 100-Ton
Atlas (nee BLMA)
ASF A-3 100-Ton
ExactRail
ASF A-3 100-Ton
Atlas (nee BLMA)
ASF A-3 70-Ton
ExactRail
ASF A-3 70-Ton
Micro-Trains
ASF A-3 70-Ton
Atlas
Barber S-2 100-Ton
Intermountain
Barber S-2 100-Ton
Micro-Trains
Barber S-2 100-Ton
NARC
Barber S-2 100-Ton
Micro-Trains
Barber S-2 70-Ton
Rapido Trains
Barber S-2C 70-Ton
Micro-Trains
Symington-Gould 70-Ton


Express Freight Trucks

Micro-Trains
Allied Full Cushion
Micro-Trains
Commonwealth BX Express
Athearn
Commonwealth Express
CS Models
Express
Fine N Scale
Express
Intermountain
Symington-Gould


Single Axle Light Duty Freight Trucks

Atlas
UIC Front Runner


Triple Axle Heavy Duty Freight Trucks

AHM/Roco
Buckeye
Arnold-Rapido
Buckeye
Atlas/Roco
Buckeye
Bachmann
Buckeye
Bachmann
Buckeye
Bachmann
Buckeye
Bachmann
Buckeye
Micro-Trains
Buckeye
Minitrix/Roco
Buckeye
Micro-Trains
Commonwealth Freight


Six-Wheel Passenger Car Trucks (early)

Micro-Trains
Commonwealth (drop-equalized)
Rivarossi
Commonwealth (drop-equalized)
Micro-Trains
Commonwealth (top-equalized)
Lima
PRR 3D-5P1
Model Power (China)
PRR 3D-5P1
Kato
PRR 3D-7P2
Micro-Trains
PRR 3D-7P2
Micro-Trains
Pullman-Standard 2410
Wheels of Time
Pullman-Standard 2410
Des Plaines Hobbies
SP 6-TCA-1
Kato
SP 6-TCA-1


Four-Wheel Passenger Car Trucks (early)

Arnold-Rapido
1890 Old-Timer
Bachmann
Barney & Smith
Panamint Models
CP Type 1b
Panamint Models
CP Type 2b
Fox Valley Models
Commonwealth Type 41
Rapido Trains
GSC 41-E
Bachmann
Jackson & Sharp
American Limited
PRR 2D-P5
Michael's Model Railroad & Parts
PRR 2D-P5 (Friction Bearing)
Michael's Model Railroad & Parts
PRR 2D-P5 (Roller Bearing)
Athearn
Pullman-Standard
Bachmann
Pullman-Standard
Bachmann
Pullman-Standard
MDC/Roundhouse
Pullman-Standard
Wheels of Time
Pullman-Standard
Des Plaines Hobbies
SP 4-TC-7
Kato
SP 4-TC-7


Six-Wheel Passenger Car Trucks (late)

Bachmann
GSC Commonwealth 61-RDO
Kato
GSC Commonwealth 61-RDO
Rapido Trains
NSC


Four-Wheel Passenger Car Trucks (late)

Bachmann
Amtrak Acela
Athearn
Bombardier
Kato
Budd Postwar (Skirted)
Kato
Budd Prewar
Kato
Chicago Metra
Rapido Trains
GSC 41-BNO-11
Kato
GSC 41-CDO
Kato
GSC 41-CS-11
American Limited
GSC 41-CUDO
Con-Cor
GSC 41-CUDO-11
Kato
GSC 41-CUS-11
Bachmann
GSC 41-DN
Arnold-Rapido
GSC 41-N
Micro-Trains
GSC 41-N
Minitrix
GSC 41-N
Model Power (China)
GSC 41-N
Rivarossi
GSC 41-N
Rowa
GSC 41-N
Walthers
GSC 41-N
American Limited
GSC 41-N (kit)
Rapido Trains
GSC 41-N-11
Kato
GSI General 70
Bachmann
GSI General 70 (new)
Bachmann
GSI General 70 (old)
Kato
GSI Horizon
Kato
Milwaukee Road Nystrom
NLA Empires
Milwaukee Road Nystrom
Kato
PRR 2E-P5
Kato
Superliner I


Friction Bearing Caboose Trucks

Bachmann
Andrews
Atlas
Barber-Bettendorf
Kato
Barber-Bettendorf
Bowser
Barrett-Whitehead 2A-F5
Fox Valley Models
Bettendorf AAR
Centralia Car Shops
GSI Outside Swing Hanger
Fox Valley Models
Milwaukee Road Drop Frame
Fox Valley Models
Milwaukee Road Straight Frame


Roller Bearing Caboose Trucks

Athearn
Barber-Bettendorf
Atlas
Barber-Bettendorf
Micro-Trains
Barber-Bettendorf
Rapido Trains
Barber-Bettendorf
Athearn
Barber-Bettendorf w/ Generator
Micro-Trains
Barber-Bettendorf w/ Generator


Narrow Gauge Trucks

Micro-Trains
Barber Coleman Archbar
Panamint Models
DSP&P Type A
Micro-Trains
Diamond Archbar

This reference is a work in progress. If you can help me out with additional information or better pictures (model or prototype), or know of any N scale freight or passenger trucks that aren't listed above, do please send an email.



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