World’s Smallest Working Model Train Layout

World's Smallest Working Model Train Layout

This is a Z scale model of an N scale train layout–a model of a model. And it works. I built it to sit in the window of a Z scale hobby shop on my “real” tr…
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A model railway that is a train moving through sections of a zoo representing summer, fall, winter and spring. The layout is built into a glass-top side tabl…

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  1. sekaijiken
    8 months ago

    amazing!


  2. MogoProductions
    8 months ago

    WOAH, THAT IS TINY!


  3. Hilary Lockhart
    8 months ago

    Yo dawg.


  4. Jake Burgess
    8 months ago

    where did you get this “flexible plasic tube?”


  5. raremorning
    8 months ago

    you need to film it in black and white with an ant walking over it and then post it as a trailer for a cheesy 1950′s monster flick


  6. ShadowZekromX
    8 months ago

    And i bet it will be £450,000,000 in the shops.


  7. theorangelemons
    8 months ago

    Well considering it’s not a train but a piece of plastic I’d say it’s not the worlds smallest


  8. dale leibfried
    8 months ago

    your an asshole im guessing. u forgot to mention that with ur comment


  9. MMODoubter
    8 months ago

    VERY impressive. Well done.


  10. ZaneDaWhale
    8 months ago

    wow this is fantasic!


  11. BertieW0oster
    8 months ago

    Wow, this is truly amazing! I appreciate your great attention to detail! I’m sure this will look VERY impressive in the window of a Z scale hobby store. :-)


  12. vinnycarr
    8 months ago

    wow i wondered how it could work with it being so small, but in fact its a very simple concept but very clever at the same time.


  13. bangser
    8 months ago

    Very nice work.


  14. creativeprojects720
    8 months ago

    thats incredible. never thought i would see such a small train set


  15. Nathaniel Hamel
    8 months ago

    Civil war reenacting… just an idea…. i dont agree with what he said but……


  16. dragon143143
    8 months ago

    omg thats the coolest thing in the world. is there anyway i can buy one if your N scale working train set?


  17. Anton Brousseau
    8 months ago

    What is more sad is your comment, at least this guy did something. Looks like you need something better to do in life bud.


  18. Calder Wishne
    8 months ago

    Oh, now I get it. The layout seemed way too small to be Z-scale, and I was confused at first. “Z-scale” means 1:220, so this is 1/220 times the size of the N-scale layout after which it is modeled. Cool!


  19. SLOKO98
    8 months ago

    That has to be in the guinis book or world records man!


  20. simhopp
    8 months ago

    any university biology department should have several disecting microscope with video camera built in.
    you should ask them to record footage of this model, if you don’t want to buy yourself a disecting microscope with video attachment.


  21. Aj Ballsrud
    8 months ago

    Who ever made this needs something better to do in life


  22. MrCubeGuy
    8 months ago

    A model of a model… Modelception?


  23. neihuslim
    8 months ago

    I was gonna bitch about the video quality until I saw the ballpoint pen. Now I say amazing!
    But it deserves better video. Could you set up a magnifying glass and aim your camcorder through it to record the train action? I am thinking you start out CLOSE so that the train and scenery fill the frame, then BACK OUT to REVEAL the magnifying glass and the true scale. You could have some small, known-size prop next to the train: coins? a wristwatch? a cigarette lighter?
    Love it.


  24. goober239
    8 months ago

    Scale model for LEGO minifig?


  25. JBofBrisbane
    8 months ago

    - so how many people gasped and said, “OMG – the little train’s going round!!!”


  26. gmaneis
    8 months ago

    This looks like great fun! Nice work!


  27. MMODoubter
    8 months ago

    Keep those tigers WELL-fed. ;)


  28. jbskmr
    8 months ago

    The tunnel portals are modelling plaster with a little cheesecloth embedded for reinforcement, and painted in watercolours. I made the moulds from plastic originals.


  29. drwho235
    8 months ago

    What did you make the tunnel portals out of?


  30. 733835
    8 months ago

    And that makes it justifiable! It doesn`t matter who any of us work for, we all have to earn a living.


  31. jbskmr
    8 months ago

    Not when it represents the company for which you work!


  32. 733835
    8 months ago

    Love the idea, but the commercial container spoils it.


  33. B0OM3R98
    8 months ago

    Amazing concept!


  34. jbskmr
    8 months ago

    danke!


  35. Andreas Stauder
    8 months ago

    wunder schön gemacht


  36. MrJohn366
    8 months ago

    Excellent concept and beautifully executed mini-layout. If you had used Z-scale people and animal figures you’d probably still be working on it and become half blind in the process!!!! Great presentation incorporating the four seasons as well.


  37. xxHaloVidsxx
    8 months ago

    sucks stupid idea throw it away


  38. dean089
    8 months ago

    Very cool! Great idea, building it into a table like that.


  39. nordseesturm
    8 months ago

    It’s like a garden railway. That’s funny. Congratulation. Good work.


  40. puttrainguy
    8 months ago

    That is super sweet.. gives a man alot of ideas… Thanks for sharing it !!!


  41. jbskmr
    8 months ago

    Why, thank you for saying that.


  42. usaaok
    8 months ago

    what an amazing layout…i love z and n gauge trains


  43. blast
    8 months ago

    Very cool idea indeed! Good work!


  44. Richard Cottonfield
    8 months ago

    Very cool idea! Great!

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