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Model Railroad Planning 2016

Model Railroad Planning 2016

10.00

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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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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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Colorado and Utah

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Colorado and Utah

16.50

It's nearly 14 years since the last COLORADO & UTAH edition. NEW REVISED Edition in two colours!

Since the last edition was published much has changed following the mergers of Burlington Northern and the Santa Fe and the merger of Southern Pacific into Union Pacific. In addition to general updating, this new edition has been expanded with additional enlargements to show complex areas in greater detail and includes for the first time the interurban electric lines, light rail and principal logging railroads. Also shown are proposed extensions to the Denver and Salt Lake City light rail systems.

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

PUBLICATION DATE 2008
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Prairies West

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Prairies West

15.95

(Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma)

PUBLICATION DATE 2002
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Prairies East & Ozarks

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Prairies East & Ozarks

15.95

(Iowa, Arkansas, Missouri)

This fifteenth volume of SPV's COMPREHENSIVE RAILROAD ATLAS OF NORTH AMERICA covers the states of Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas including the nation's second and third busiest hubs, Kansas City and St. Louis.

PUBLICATION DATE 2004
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Penn Central Power In Color Vol. 3: 6000-7499

Penn Central Power In Color Vol. 3: 6000-7499

35.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

The big six axle power of Penn Central is detailed in roster and action photography - SD35's, SD40s, and SD45's through the Alcos and GE's. The versatile GP9's contributed from all three component roads are also covered

was £ 50 - NOW ONLY £ 35 (WHILST STOCKS LAST)
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Deschutes Daylight: SP 4449 Portland to Bend

Deschutes Daylight: SP 4449 Portland to Bend

23.00

Southern Pacific Daylight Number 4449 is one of the most beautiful and well known steam locomotives in America! Watching her traverse the Pacific Northwest with a colorful consist of vintage passenger cars is always a sight to behold.

7idea and Marcam Productions have teamed up to present a fascinating look at the SP 4449 traveling the BNSF mainline through the Columbia River Gorge and the Deschutes River Canyon. This action-packed program features highlights from steam excursions between Portland and Bend, Oregon from 2006, 2012 and 2017, plus trips to Wishram, Washington in 2011 celebrating 4449's 70th year!

Like a "greatest hits" collection, this carefully crafted program offers fantastic coverage of the route using the best scenes from each excursion. Sit back and enjoy a 500 mile round trip through some of the most scenic country in the western United States!

This program was jointly produced by Marcam Productions and 7idea Productions. Cover photos by Camron Settlemier.

1 Hour 22 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD * May be viewed with or without narration..

By 7idea Productions & Marcam Productions
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Great Trains Freight

Great Trains Freight

12.00

The Lifeblood of American Railroading

The 124-page special issue, Great Trains Freight, revisits the classic age of railroading when freight trains carried America to unprecedented prosperity. Read about way freights, coal trains, and hotshots on the nation's great railroads, including the Santa Fe, Milwaukee Road, Pennsylvania, Illinois Central, and more.

By TRAINS
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Model Railroad Planning 2018

Model Railroad Planning 2018

9.00

Model Railroad Planning 2018 is back with more creative solutions for modeling your best layout yet. From the publisher of Model Railroader magazine, the 100-page special issue features 15 all-new layout stories in HO, N, and O scale. Learn scenery tricks, track planning, yard construction, and more, from top experts in the field. Featured Stories Include:

Cover story: Doug Tagsold models the narrow gauge lines of the Colorado & Southern with a twist.

Neil Schofield describes the steps he used to model a sprawling furniture plant in an alcove.

Model Railroad Planning editor Tony Koester shares more than a dozen things to avoid.

Paul Dolkos discusses various topics regarding layout height.

Veteran HO modeler David Barrow builds an O scale switching layout.

Byron Henderson is back with a double-deck design.

And much more!
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Steam's Lost Empire

Steam's Lost Empire

11.00

Steam's Lost Empire takes you back to the classic era of railroading when steam locomotives ruled the rails. The 124-page special issue features classic articles from the archives of Trains magazine including riveting inside accounts from railfans and railroaders who worked the trains as well as dramatic black-and-white and color photographs. Featured Stories Include:

* - All-New: Ten Days in March

* - A Day in the Life of an Engineer

* - 90 Miles an Hour Aboard a 4-6-4

* - Camelback to Dunellen

- And Many More!

Experience the world of steam like never before - the grit, the power, and the beauty!
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Garden Railroading

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Miniature Garden Guidebook

Miniature Garden Guidebook

Ref: 12444


Price: 19.00

Make your garden as great as your outdoor railroad! This comprehensive book covers designing and planning the railway garden, selecting plants, as well as mastering the special needs of miniature plants for considerations like hardiness zones, watering, fertilization, pruning. Softcover; 8.25 x 10.75;

112 pages; 250 color photos

Garden Railway Basics

Garden Railway Basics

Ref: 12468


Price: 17.00

Kevin Strong

Stock the most comprehensive introduction to the garden railroad hobby available today. Garden Railways' popular columnist Kevin Strong has updated and compiled ten years of sage advice from the magazine into this must-have reference tool. Hobbyists will get all the building blocks they need to plan their layout, choose a power source, and construct and maintain a successful backyard empire.

Author: Kevin Strong

Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 96 pages; 250 color photos

Building Structures for Your Garden Railway

Building Structures for Your Garden Railway

Ref: 12457


Price: 19.00

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;

How to Design and Build Your Garden Railroad

How to Design and Build Your Garden Railroad

Ref: 0890246440


Price: 15.50

By Jack Verducci

Start planning a garden railroad the whole family can enjoy! Master garden railroader Jack Verducci offers tips for designing, planning, and installing your garden layout; landscaping with natural materials; adding drama with structures, bridges, and trestles; and installing water features. From the pages of Garden Railways magazine.

Softcover; 8.25 x 10.75; 96 pages; 190 color photos; 25 illustrations;

Gorgeous Garden Railways

Gorgeous Garden Railways

Ref: 0871162326


Price: 17.00

by Marc Horovitz and Pat Hayward

Bask in the essence of garden railroading!

Vivid, full-color photos capture the essence of model railroading and gardening in the great outdoors. This book features large portraits with informative text by Marc Horovitz, editor of Garden Railways, and Pat Hayward, the magazine's horticultural editor. Includes chapters on garden railroad landscaping, trains, infrastructure, ponds and water features, and other landscape challenges, all illustrated by plenty of high-quality photos. Gorgeous Garden Railways will strike a chord not only with garden/model railroaders but with other garden enthusiasts and homeowners as well.

* Perfect for gardeners looking for a way to make their gardens distinctive

10.25 x 10.25; 144 pgs.; 135 color photos; softcover with end flaps


Garden Railroading: Getting Started in the Hobby

Garden Railroading: Getting Started in the Hobby

Ref: 0890243697


Price: 16.00

Model railroaders, gardeners, miniaturists, and even those looking for home improvement ideas will appreciate this guide. Compiled from the pages of Garden Railways Magazine, this guide addresses the subjects most often raised by beginners and seasoned hobbyists. 81/4 x 103/4; 144 pgs.; 230 color photos; 60 illus.; softcover

Beginner's Guide to Large Scale Model Railroading

Beginner's Guide to Large Scale Model Railroading

Ref: 0-89024-397-2


Price: 16.50

Introduces the exciting world of trains that can operate indoors or outside. Photos, tips,techniques, and diagrams show how to plan, build, and operate large scale garden railroads.

By Marc Horovitz and Russ Larson.

8.25 x 10.75; 96 pgs.; 70 b&w and 80 color photos; 6 diagrams; softcover.

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