The world of garden gear and model railroading comes from the toy industry .
For historical reasons, the scales are varied and often presented in an ambiguous way by the suppliers who want to benefit from the notoriety of the ‘G’ track ( 45 mm ).
Here is a list of some recognized brands. They are not alone, others exist, often in artisanal form. Many groupings took place.
- Accucraft -AMS-AML – (USA): Large-scale brass quality models (1:19 to 1:32) and live steam
- Aristo-craft (USA): Manufacturer of 1:29 and 1:24 normal track garden trains on ‘G’ track (acquired by Bachmann Insustries)
- Aster (Japan): 1:32 precision models
- Bachmann Industries (Bermuda / Hong Kong): Gauge 1: 20.3 narrow gauge trains on ‘G’ track (old series 1: 22.5)
- Cheddar (UK): Steam locomotives
- Hartland locomotive works -HLW- (USA): Trains scale 1 😕 & 1:24
- Lehmann Gross Bahn (LGB) (Germany): Narrow Gauge Garden Trains, scale 1: 22.5 on ‘G’ track (acquired by Märklin)
- Märklin (Germany): ‘Marklin maxi’ trains at 1:32 on ‘G’ track, terminated in 2009.
- MTH Railking (USA): 1:32 Scale Models
- Piko (Germany): Manufacturer of 1:27 – 1:29 trains, buildings at 1: 22.5 and accessories.
- Regner (Germany): Manufacturer of trains and other steam equipment
- Roundhouse (UK): Manufacturer of live steam locomotives 1:19 to 1:22 scale
- USA trains (USA): 1:29 Models
- Brian Jones (Garden Trains) (UK): Electronic Accessories and Radio Controls
- Cliff Barker (UK): Gauge 1 and Gauge 3 channels, radio controls
- Massoth (Germany): Electronic accessories, radio controls
- RCS (Australia): Radio Controls
- Timpdon Electronics (UK): Electronic Accessories and Radio Controls
- GarGraves (USA): Manufacturer of tracks
- Peco (United Kingdom): Manufacturer of tracks and wagons
- Tenmille : Manufacturer of tracks
- Sunset Valley Railroad (USA): Lane Manufacturer
- Breyer horses (USA): Horses and other animals 1:12 & 1:32
- Garden texture (USA): Manufacturer of wooden bridges, structures and buildings – plans
- Imagimonde (France): Manufacturer of building and structures kit 1: 22,5
- Papo farm animals (USA): Farm animals scale 1:18 to 1:20
- Pola : Manufacturer of buildings and accessories at 1: 22.5 (bought by Faller)
- Preiser (Germany): Manufacturer of characters and accessories with various scales
- Redutex (Spain) Self- adhesive textures on various scales including 1: 22.5
- Safari LTD (USA): Pets 1:20
- Schleich (USA): Animals and characters 1:20
- Vollmer (Germany): Railway Buildings 1: 22.5
- Woodland Scenics (USA): Manufacturer of decorative products.
Availability by scales
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Pola Woodland scenic