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I have read some posts in other areas and now I’m curious how many engines does everyone have and how many can you run at once? Let’s see some pics?
 

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Thanks for posting this. I motivated me to go re-tally my locos.

As of 3 PM today, when FedEx promises a new B-unit will be here, I have 155 O-Gauge locos, or 124 if you consider AA, AB, ABA, and ABBA diesel unit sets as one "locomotive."

- All are high rail - None have scale wheel flanges, etc.

- One is wind-up and 154 are electric - 153 that run on three-rail AC, one that runs on three-rail DC.

- 21 are unpowered A or B units. 134 have at least one motor.

- 4 are toy locos (Thomas, etc.) not meant to be any scale.

- 20 are traditional or semi-scale

- 130 are scale: 126 are 1:48 and 4 are 1:43 scale

- 76 are traditional steam locos, 6 are turbines, 72 are diesels.

I normally run only three trains at a time, but can run up to six at a time - just hard to keep track of that many locos running.


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Thanks Spence. That Lee is a tough act to follow. I’m at 70 if I include dummies and trolleys. Here are a few of them. I can run 9 comfortably (2 on each train loop with DCS keeping them at the same speed and one on the trolley loop). Normally I don’t run more than 4 or 5 at a time.

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Well quick count looks like 51. that includes prewar, postwar, modern Lionel, MTH, AF, K-line, Weaver, Williams, Bachmann.

Semi, 1/48 scale, On30.

Here's vid of K-line 2-6-6-6 with 20 cars (half diecast) and MTH sd50 with 10 cars. Neither is at its limit.

 

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Cousin, looks like a fun layout. Lots of action.
As for loco count, I have no idea other than its well into triple digits. Of the ones I more or less keep track of, my NYC steam, 25 scale Hudsons all but one a unique cab number, 6 scale Niagaras, 6 scale Mohawks and at least that many Mikados.

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I don't have an exact count, but I have between 125 and 140 I believe. I have these on display already, and lots more scattered around in boxes waiting for the layout to be done so I can open them up and get rid of all the boxes. Virtually all of these are command equipped, and the three or four that aren't are slated to get the upgrade when time permits. :)

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Only about 2 years into O. 30 years into HO over 130 locomotives.
I have 9 O scale engines that includes 2 dummies. They all run great. Happy with each one. 5 of my 9 engines I bought from members here. From Bob S I got a 2-8-2 Mikado made in Korea, and I got a Santa Fe FT Chief set. I got a nice set of UP PA A-B-A from Forrest. My pride and joy is a MTH premiere J class #611. Had been on display but never ran.

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I'm small potatoes compared to some having only 9 locomotives, 5 LC+ (FEC GP38, NYC Hudson, NKP Berkshire, Erie Camelback, PRR Mikado), 3 Railking (NYC RS1, NYC Dreyfus Hudson, NYC Aerotrain) and 1 conventional NYC 0-8-0.

I usually run 3 at a time.

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Wow thanks for the replies guys I am blown away by the walls full of trains those are some nice collections!! Great pics and video! I’m only a year into this and only work on it in the winter. So I have a few years of work to go!
 
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