Bachmann Product Lines & Scales

Latest update: 30 September 2016


Bachmann Trains offers products in several scales: N, H0, On30, O and G scale.

Bachmann’s G scale range is called “Large Scale”. They offer two main product lines in G scale: “Big Haulers” and “Spectrum”.

The “Big Haulers” range includes items in several scales. Some of the older stuff is 1:22,5 scale, the Peter Witt streetcar and ex-USA Trains speeders are 1:29 scale. Some 1:20,3 scale products are included as well.

The “Spectrum” line includes products with a higher scale fidelity, detailing and quality. Most (all?) of the Spectrum products are modelled for 1:20,3 scale narrow gauge.

For kids, there is the popular “Thomas & Friends” line, with most of the familiar faces of the TV series also available as a large scale toy model. Another product line aimed at children is the “Li’l Big Haulers” range that includes starter sets, locomotives, passenger cars and freight cars.

Source: Bachmann


The lists below contains an overview of the scales of Bachmann’s large scale rolling stock. The lists are assembled based on the info I found online and in Bachmann’s catalogues.

Big Haulers

  • 1:20,3
    • Baldwin 2-4-2 Steam Locomotive
    • Baldwin 2-6-0 Mogul Steam Locomotive with Tender
    • …. ?
  • 1:22,5 ?
    • 4-6-0 Steam Locomotive “Annie” Anniversary Edition
    • Streetcar
    • Open Streetcar
    • Hand Car
    • Jackson & Sharp Passenger Car, Boxcar, High-Side Gondola, Hopper, Reefer, Stock Car, Tank Car, Log Car, Bobber Caboose …
  • 1:29
    • Peter Witt Streetcar
    • Speeder
  • No Scale Indication
    • Eggliner

Spectrum

  • 1:20,3
    • 0-4-0 Side Tank Porter
    • 2-6-0 Steam Locomotive with Tender
    • Baldwin 2-4-4 Forney Steam Locomotive
    • Baldwin 2-6-6-2 Articulated Saddle Tank Locomotive
    • Baldwin 4-4-0 Steam Locomotive
    • C-19 2-8-0 Steam Locomotive with Tender
    • K-27 Steam Locomotive with Tender
    • Rail Truck
    • Three-Truck Shay Steam Locomotive
    • Two-Truck Climax Steam Locomotive
    • Low-Side Gondola, Flat Car, Boxcar, Boxcar w/Murphy Roof, 2-Bay Steel Hopper, Frameless Tank Car, Framed Tank Car, Long Caboose …
    • ….