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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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Modeling Structures

Modeling Structures

Ref: 12493


Price: £19.00

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.

Guide to Industries Series: Livestock & Meatpacking

Guide to Industries Series: Livestock & Meatpacking

Ref: 12473


Price: £17.00

Jeff Wilson

Delve into the history of the meat packing industry and trace the role of railroads in hauling livestock and meat products. Livestock traffic, stockyard operations, dedicated meat train operations, regulations, and scheduling are just a few of the topics covered. Learn about refrigerator cars and stock, and see rarely published historical photos.

* Includes 100+ prototype photos, some dating back to the early 1900s

* Features charts and maps of stockyard locations

* Contains modeling tips, suggestions, and resources included for each chapter

Author: Jeff Wilson

Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 88 pages; 170 black and white photos; 30 color photos; ISBN: 0890248676

How to Kitbash Structures

How to Kitbash Structures

Ref: 12472


Price: £19.00

By Tony Koester

Learning to kitbash commercial structures is an essential skill for modelers. This title covers basic techniques for working with kits, how to use kits in unexpected ways, and step-by-step projects that will help enthusiasts take their layouts to new levels. Structures covered include railroad buildings, lineside industries, coal tipples, storefronts, and more.

* Helpful for beginner and intermediate modelers * Features a tutorial on making photo backdrops * Includes an inspirational gallery of kitbashed structures

Softcover; 8.25 x 10.75; 96 pages; 200 color photos; 10 illustrations;

Model Railroad Bridges and Trestles, Volume 2

Model Railroad Bridges and Trestles, Volume 2

Ref: 12474


Price: £16.00

This second volume of articles from Model Railroader offers modelers more tips for building bridges and trestles on their layouts. New information and how-tos include modeling a highway underpass, building a viaduct, creating a stone arch bridge, and more. Modelers will learn how to use current kits plus get scratchbuilding tips.

* Includes expert instruction for modelers of all skill levels

* Highlights techniques for building bridges out of concrete

* Provides detailed photos for each project

88 pages * 8.25 x 10.75 * 140 color photos

The Model Railroaderís Guide to Steel Mills

The Model Railroaderís Guide to Steel Mills

Ref: 12435


Price: £19.00

Bernard Kempinski

The Model Railroaderís Guide to Steel Mills makes modeling this archetypical American industry possible for the average modeler. Author and expert Bernard Kempinski explains the industrial process and the massive complex built around steel production. The reader will better understand how to create a realistic mill area and set up its rail operations. Chapters are included for steelmaking, steel mill railroads, steel mill track planning, and modeling tips.

* Steel from start to finish

* Track plans with steel mills included

* Features historical photos of railroad-served steel mills

Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 96 pages; 150 color photos;

Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks 3

Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks 3

Ref: 12422


Price: £17.00

By Jeff Wilson

This volume contains a variety of prototype photos and suggestions for how to model and place industries on your layouts for realistic operation.

Softcover; 8.25 x 10.75; 88 pages; 76 color photos; 45 b&w photos;

The Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks II

The Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks II

Ref: 12409


Price: £17.00

Jeff Wilson/WI

Provides insights, photos, and guidelines for modeling several rail-served industries. Includes overviews of creameries and milk traffic; the paper industry; breweries; iron ore mining and transloading; freight houses and less-than-carload traffic; and coal customers.

8.25 x 10.25; 88 pages; 120 color & 70 b&w photos; 12 illus; softcover.

The Model Railroader's Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels

The Model Railroader's Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels

Ref: 12452


Price: £17.00

By Jeff Wilson Prolific Kalmbach author Jeff Wilson shows modelers how to re-create numerous types of railroad and highway bridges based on prototype designs. Divided into chapters by bridge type, each chapter shows several prototype examples and demonstrates techniques for modeling, painting, weathering, and installing the models on a layout. * Covers the history of railroad bridges, trestles, and tunnels * Includes specific details for modeling iron and steel truss bridges, plate girder bridges, concrete bridges, lift bridges, tunnels, and more * Lists currently available models * Ideal for intermediate and advanced hobbyists

Softcover; 8.25x 10.75; 88 pages; 75 color photos; 100 b&w photos; 15 illustrations

Basic Structure Modeling for Model Railroaders

Basic Structure Modeling for Model Railroaders

Ref: 12258


Price: £17.00

Jeff Wilson, WI

Learn the reasons for including structures on your layout, then select and build your own! Photo-driven projects demonstrate the tools, materials, and techniques used when modeling plastic or wood structures. Offers techniques for realistic finishing, including painting, weathering, sign making, interior detailing, and more. - Perfect for beginning model railroaders

8.5 x 10.75; 88 pgs.; 225 color photos; 1 illus.; softcover

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