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Building Structures for Your Garden Railway

Building Structures for Your Garden Railway

8.00

By Jack Verducci

Structures for garden railways are just like structures for other model railroads except they must survive outdoor elements. Building Structures for Your Garden Railway is the first comprehensive guide to creating structures that work in an outdoor setting. This book covers researching, planning and drawing, selecting tools and materials, and construction. It covers everything from bases to roofs including walls, windows, doors, lighting, and painting. Using the instruction of noted expert Jack Verducci, readers will be well on their way to creating the detailed garden railway they've imagined. Covers everything from bases to roofs including walls, windows, doors, lighting, and painting Includes plans and illustrations for a number of buildings Special sections on townscaping (landscaping with model structures) and nightscaping (lighting structures and scenes)

Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 96 pages; 220 color photos;

WAS £15.50 NOW £8.00
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Union Pacific Official Color Photography Book 1

Union Pacific Official Color Photography Book 1

37.00

Union Pacific Official Color Photography Book 1

by Robert LeMassena and Robert J. Yanosey

Straight from the UP Museum Archives. This 128 page hardcover book illustrates the very best camera work of UP company photographers. Many of these photos have remained unseen for more than half a century. The railroad’s photographic staff sought unusual scenic locations for remarkable views of the earliest UP "streamliners," the oldest and newest steam locomotives and the modern look of handsome diesel and gas-turbine cabs.
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Western Canada

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Western Canada

16.50

Western Canada, includes Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

The Atlas shows all currently operated common carrier, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.

PUBLICATION DATE 2006
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Buy Both Colorado DVD and Magazine for £25

Buy Both Colorado DVD and Magazine for 25

25.00

Buy the Colorado Railroads DVD and the Colorado Railroads Magazine for just £25!!

Order your copy today-Shipping mid-April
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The Edaville Collection * Massachusetts Maine Attraction * Edaville Revisited *

The Edaville Collection * Massachusetts Maine Attraction * Edaville Revisited *

20.00

MASSACHUSETTS' MAINE ATTRACTION is the only definitive documentary on Edaville ever produced. Through extremely rare archive film footage, you'll learn the history of the Maine two-footers and observe regular-service trains on the Sandy River and Bridgton & Harrison Railroads. Passengar and freight activities, and even winter scenes, are included. The program then describes the evolution of Edaville, from its planning and construction as a cranberry-hauling freight line to a full-fledged theme park. You'll ride the train and view the railroad from both onboard and trackside perspectives, and see coverage of special railfan events, including night activities.

EDAVILLE REVISITED describes the sale and movement of most of the Edaville equipment to the new Maine Narrow Gauge Museum in Portland, and the short-lived 1997 revival of Edaville itself. The program includes beautifully-photographed scenes taken during the legendary Railfan Weekend in October 1991, when 2-4-4T 7 was correctly lettered for the Bridgton & Harrison Railroad for the first time in 50 years! The little engine pulled a special photo freight through spectacular fall colours. Coverage of the final 1991 Holiday Spectacular at Edaville is then shown, followed by the equipment move to Portland and the 1997 Edaville Cranberry Festival, complete with superb helicopter views of the little trains in action. A tour of the Portland museum featuring trackside, onboard, and in-cab views, along with some unusual night video sequences and a colourful fireworks display, completes the program.

by Mark 1 Video Productions * 120 mins * colour * narrated
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611 IN STEAM

611 IN STEAM

21.00

Explore the history and 2015 restoration of world famous Norfolk & Western Class J No. 611..

Trains magazine explores the history and 2015 restoration of world famous Norfolk & Western Class J No. 611. Join us as we witness the re-birth of this classic 1950 streamlined beauty, acclaimed as the best and most powerful steam passenger locomotive ever built. Approximate running time: 1 hour.

WIDESCREEN DVD

By Trains Magazine Ref S176
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Modeling Structures

Modeling Structures

17.00

To make a better layout, it's important for modelers to construct buildings and structures that are unique for each project. Jeff Wilson's new book shows readers what they'll need to know about:

Detailing, painting, and creating signs.

Making structures appropriate for the era,

railroad, and region being modeled.

Techniques for building plastic and wood

kits, as well as kitbashing and scratchbuilding.

Author: Jeff Wilson Size: 8.25 x 10.75 Pages: 96 Color Photos: 260.
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Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line, Vol. 2: ELKHART TO TOLDEO

Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line, Vol. 2: ELKHART TO TOLDEO

20.00

No other mainline into Chicago from the east boasts as much rail traffic or variety as that of Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line. This high-density double track mainline sees a great deal of moves everyday, from unit oil and ethanol moves to hot intermodals to general freights and everything in between. In this volume, we cover both freight and passenger trains from Elkhart, Indiana to Toledo, Ohio.

Pooled power is plentiful, and you'll see examples of this from roads like Union Pacific, Canadian National and BNSF. Haulage moves from Canadian Pacific also make appearances. Norfolk Southern's Heritage Power also finds its way into the production, and we'll see several of them on our journey, including the Conrail, Central of Georgia, Penn Central, Southern and many others.

Shot in all seasons of the year, traffic will be seen in all kinds of conditions, from warm summer days to the cold, blowing winter snow squalls typical for this region of the Midwest. Endangered signals and code line dating back to predecessor New York Central form great backdrops for trains, at a time when NS is just starting to renew a lot of the lineside signal hardware on the system.

From the classic Indiana and Ohio small towns and through the beautiful country settings with many miles of old code line still in place, these locations all combine to typify what this busy line is all about. Come witness the action as Volume 2 commences on Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line, Elkhart to Toledo, by C. Vision Productions.

Running Time 2 hours * Color/HiFi Stereo Sound * 16:9 Widescreen DVD

Narration On/Off Feature By CVision Productions Ref D497

DVD Regular Price £21

NEW RELEASE OFFER £20 (FREE UK & EUROPE P&P)

INTRODUCTORY PRICES ONLY UNTIL 8th July 2016
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Steam in the Harz

Steam in the Harz

12.00

The Harz Mountains in Northern Germany, formerly East Germany, is home to the largest steam powered meter gauge system in Europe. Chunky 2-10-2 tank engines are the mainstay of the three line system (Harzquerbahn, Brockenbahn and Selketalbahn) and power all service trains up the 3% 12 mile climb up to the Brocken. Charming 0-4-4-0 Mallet tanks and an 0-6-0 tank are used in regular service as well as enthusiasts specials, and a 2-6-2 tank is also available for enthusiasts specials. You'll see double headers, spectacular side by side departures and a variety of regular and special trains. Some awesome stack talk!

Narration on/off feature.

by Highball Productions 120 mins * colour * narrated

was £21 NOW £12 ONLY

OFFER ENDS 8TH JULY 2016

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Model Railroad Planning 2016

Model Railroad Planning 2016

8.00

Inside this 100-page special issue you'll find 14 stories about model railroads in the planning and construction phases. The stories cover layouts in HO, N, and O scales. You'll gain inspiration to plan the perfect layout for your space and operate your railroad with ease.

Some of the featured topics in Model Railroad Planning 2016 include:

- Eight tips for hiding the spot where track disappears into a hidden staging area of another room.

- How Byron Henderson used creative thinking to meet a client's requirements for a railroad set in southern California in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

- Planning ahead when your railroad will traverse one or more long, high bridges.
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Steam in all Directions

Steam in all Directions

Ref: CD19


Price: 8.00

A variety of steam locomotives heard at work in AUSTRIA, FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY, ROMANIA, SLOVENIA and SPAIN Between 1954 and 1973

1 GERMANY Altenbeken Viaduct - 3 Cylinder: 2-10-0 with Freight Train. [7.40] 2 GERMANY Winter - Schiefe Ebene - 2-10-0 with Frieght Train. [3.15] 3 ITALY Valdaora Stn: Level Crossing - Passenger Train. [4.30]

4 FRANCE Rouen Stn: 'Pacific in Stn. with Paris - Le Havre express. Freight train exit from tunnel. Passenger train heads past to Le Havre. [3.45] 5 FRANCE Mont D'or - Paris express with 141 A 2-8-2 Tank loco: Summer evening - approach from distance on steep climb - pass and climb away towards Eygurand. [3.10] 6 FRANCE Randan Stn. Level Crossing, winter evening 141R 2-8-2 Loco with passenger train - appproach - stop and wait - Start, pass and away with watery whistling. [3.10] 7&8 ROMANIA Babadag Stn: - Heavy Freight train approach, delayed, and struggle past. Mafei Pacific loco: with passenger train held in Stn: - whistle loudly, start & hurry past and away. [5.20]

9 ROMANIA Near loco: sheds at very busy junction station at Oradea. Locos wait at sheds and several varied trains approach and pass. [7.45] 10 SLOVENIA Drizzley evening beside a quarry in mountains where a heavy freight train approaches on a lengthy horseshoe curve, climbs past & away towards a tunnel. [8.20] 11 SPAIN In the yard at a small station on a winter evening. An express passenger train whistles and passes through the station where two locomotives are waiting in the yard with a lengthy freight train. Points are changed, two locomotives head the train past, out of the yard and climb away into the distance in the darkness. [7.20] 12 SPAIN At a busy station at Castajon de Abro a Correo passenger train starts out from the station and heads past. [3.00] 13 GERMANY Near Herzenhain Station, at the summit of a 1 in 17 climb, an 0-10-0 tank loco: steadily approaches with a passenger train and accelerates away at the summit. [2.40] 14 AUSTRIA Before electrification the Vienna-Rome Express climbs past Eichberg headed by two hardworking locomotives assisted by another banking engine at the rear. [2.30] 15 ITALY In the station yard at Venice the Orient Express, headed by a single locomotive, struggles past and away on the rising gradient in 1955, during a film production.. [3.35]

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