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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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Amtrak Power In Color Vol 2

Amtrak Power In Color Vol 2

Ref: 1502


Price: 50.00


Amtrak Power In Color Vol 3

Amtrak Power In Color Vol 3

Ref: 1509


Price: 50.00


Piggyback Color Guide Volume 1: A to H

Piggyback Color Guide Volume 1: A to H

Ref: 1504


Price: 50.00

James Kinkaid

Once an innovation, TOFC (Trailer-on-Flat-Car) has grown exponentially since its birth. Owners A to H are examined in this the first of a two-volume series showing trailers, flatcars, and containers in all their colorful attire.

Piggyback Color Guide Volume 2: I to X

Piggyback Color Guide Volume 2: I to X

Ref: 1517


Price: 50.00

James Kinkaid

?The ever-changing nature of TOFC (trailer on flat car) types and operations is detailed on companies in the bottom half of the alphabet.

Steel Mills Railroads In Color Volume 6:  Southern Style

Steel Mills Railroads In Color Volume 6: Southern Style

Ref: 1494


Price: 50.00

by Thomas Lawson, Jr. and Stephen M. Timko

For Volume 6 of this popular series, noted industrial loco expert Tom Lawson adds his photography and expertise. Many hidden treasures are uncovered in this tour of the Old South.

Railroad Critters In Color Volume 3

Railroad Critters In Color Volume 3

Ref: 1473


Price: 50.00

Stephen M. Timko

A visit to the industrial "backyards" for a view of railroad operations using cookie-cutter and special-order locomotives built by Atlas, Baldwin, Davenport, GE, Plymouth, Porter, Whitcomb and others. Over 300 new photos.

Steel Mills Railroads In Color Volume 4

Steel Mills Railroads In Color Volume 4

Ref: 1471


Price: 50.00

Stephen M. Timko

A continuing look at railroading as it relates to the steelmaking process----from the iron ore mines, through the iron and steel production, transportation of finished products, and the ultimate recycling processes. Join us with this continuing popular series of Steel Mill Railroads.

Steamtown In Color

Steamtown In Color

Ref: 1400


Price: 50.00

Jim Boyd

An epic work describing the long history of Steamtown from its New England roots in the 1950’s with F. Nelson Blount to its move south to Scranton and the National Park Service – all told through more than 300 color photographs!


Tank Car Color Guide Vol. 2: Stub Sill Cars

Tank Car Color Guide Vol. 2: Stub Sill Cars

Ref: 1406


Price: 50.00

James Kinkaid

The conclusion of a two-part series examining the North American tank car fleet in color.


Railroad Critters In Color, Vol. 1

Railroad Critters In Color, Vol. 1

Ref: 1422


Price: 50.00

Stephen M. Timko

A look at Whitcomb's, Plymouth’s, GE’s and more behind the fences of industries from quarries to steel mills to power plants.

Trackside with

Trackside with "Mr. Alco" George W. Hockaday

Ref: 1301


Price: 50.00

by Jim Odell and Len Kilian

George Hockaday loved the Alco locomotives his employer created and photographed them new at the plant as well as out on the various railroads he worked with.

Refrigerator Car Color Guide

Refrigerator Car Color Guide

Ref: 1216


Price: 50.00

by Gene Green

A look at the operation & roster of privately-owned ice-bunker reefer cars. Contains a marvelous sequence of the icing process atop an icing dock in 1962.

Fairbanks-Morse Locomotives In Color

Fairbanks-Morse Locomotives In Color

Ref: 1035


Price: 45.00

by Jim Boyd

Former Railfan and Railroad Magazine Editor Jim Boyd details the colorful product of the FM Company through more than 250 photographs. This comprehensive look at FM diesel production covers every original buyer as well as the railroads that inherited FMs through mergers. Tour the opposed piston world of UP and PRR, Santa Fe and Southern as well as the multitude of other lines that operated these unique diesels.

Pullman-Standard Color Guide to Freight Equipment

Pullman-Standard Color Guide to Freight Equipment

Ref: 1074


Price: 50.00

by James Kinkaid

The official color photographs of the world’s largest car builder during its most colorful decade 1960-1970! Almost 300 color portraits of Pullman’s freight products for PRR, UP, NYC, ATSF, CB&Q, and a hundred other major and minor roads are captioned by freight car authority Jim Kinkaid. Follow this intriguing facet of railroading in this 128-page hardcover book.

The Lionel Inspiration

The Lionel Inspiration

Ref: 1043


Price: 45.00

by William J. Brennan

Railfans and train collectors alike will enjoy this photo-by-photo comparison of the prototype and its model. Find out how Lionel mirrored the actual train with O-Gauge models during its heyday of the 1940s and 50s. Railfans will especially enjoy the many vintage color views of steam, diesel and electric locomotives as well as the boxcars and other rolling stock that would end up as Lionel models.

ALCO Official Color Photography

ALCO Official Color Photography

Ref: 1015


Price: 45.00

by Walter A. Appel

Find out how your favorite Alco looked when it was brand new! 128 pages of company photos of new Alcos from the early 1950s till 1968, posed right outside the shops and out on the road.

Streetcar Scenes of the 1950s in Colour

Streetcar Scenes of the 1950s in Colour

Ref: 1141


Price: 50.00

by LeRoy O. King

Follow traction photographer Ed Miller as he crisscrosses the country in the 1950s to record the passing of the trolley in more than 240 color scenes that not only show traction but a way of life in the streets of America that has long vanished. Ed was methodical and his coverage in this book is truly national in scope.

Passenger Alcos in Colour

Passenger Alcos in Colour

Ref: 1134


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

Here in full color is the untold story on how Alco got into the passenger diesel market in the 1940s and the technological breakthrough that resulted in the most famous locomotive of that classic first generation era, the magnificent PA.

Baldwin Diesels -1 in Colour (Roads A-G)

Baldwin Diesels -1 in Colour (Roads A-G)

Ref: 1153


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

A road-by-road analysis of the Baldwin purchases by roads A-G. Author Jim Boyd's usual perceptive look back at the railroad reasoning in the late forties / early fifties is augmented by more than 250 vintage color photos of cab units, road switchers and switchers.

Baldwin Diesels -2 in Colour (Roads H-P)

Baldwin Diesels -2 in Colour (Roads H-P)

Ref: 1154


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

Former Railfan & RR Magazine editor Jim Boyd continues his thorough examination of railroads H to P and the Baldwins they owned. Many rare photos and much new information!

Baldwin Diesels -3 in Colour (Roads Q-Z)

Baldwin Diesels -3 in Colour (Roads Q-Z)

Ref: 1155


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

The concluding volume in this fascinating series examines the Baldwin fleets of roads like RDG, SLSF, SAL, SP, UP, URR, WM, WP and everything in between. Some "stragglers A-Z", a BLW production list, and a special chapter on BLW Builders Plates concludes this set.

Trackside with EMD Field Representative Casey Cavanaugh 1960-1962

Trackside with EMD Field Representative Casey Cavanaugh 1960-1962

Ref: 1254


Price: 50.00

by Casey Cavanaugh

Delivering new FL9s, GP18s and GP20s took this camera-toting field rep to the NH, CB&Q, RI, GN, SP and numerous other roads across the country. His behind the scenes commentary makes for enjoyable reading.

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