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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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Africa

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South African Steam - Narrow Gauge

South African Steam - Narrow Gauge

Ref: AF6


Price: £21.00

Visit the magnificent two foot gauge private railway at Sandstone Estates in South Africa. See NGG13 and NGG16 Beyer-Garratts in action, double headed and solo in superb pre dawn to post sunset light, magnificent action. Catch the only two Lawley 4-4-0's in the world in action, then a rare German ‘Feldbahn’ 0-8-0T and an NG17 2-8-2. Cool fall weather makes for great steam effects. Includes action fom the train and in the cab. Finally, visit the Apple Valley with a Lawley and an NG17.

by Highball Productions - TWO DISC SET 175 mins * colour * narration on/off * Widescreen

South African Steam – Paton’s country Railway

South African Steam – Paton’s country Railway

Ref: AF5


Price: £21.00

Paton's Country Railway operates the second oldest narrow gauge Beyer-Garratt locomotive in service in the world, 2-6-0 0-6-2 #55. Built in 1920, the locomotive worked most of it's life in the area. We'll see the engine being prepared for the days work, see the entire route from the train and see runby's on the way from Ixopo to Carisbrook, in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, South Africa. The rain starts on the return journey, and we ride the little engine as she struggles up the grade, slipping constantly and leaking steam. Hear the thunderous exhaust as she fights to keep moving.

by Highball Productions 90 mins * colour * narration * Widescreen

South African Steam - Cape Gauge

South African Steam - Cape Gauge

Ref: AF4


Price: £21.00

Fantastic big steam action at Friends of the Rail, with a 15F, 19D and a 24 in action. Then we visit Sistonka Stimela, with a 19D and a massive GMAM Beyer-Garratt. Finally, we visit Reefsteamers and see a 25NC, a 15F and a 12AR in action. Superb pre dawn to post sunset light and engines being worked hard. Hear the exhaust! Crisp fall weather makes for great steam effects.

by Highball Productions

2 Hours * colour * narration on/off * Widescreen

THE TRANS KAROO - An African Rail Adventure

THE TRANS KAROO - An African Rail Adventure

Ref: AF3


Price: £18.00

Take a tour of the Cape Town area, the historic buildings and Table Mountain, and the Cape of Good Hope, including the penguin colony at Boulder Beach. We'll ride one of South Africa's premier express trains, the 'Trans Karoo' from Cape Town to Johannasburg, seeing the wine country, and the desert of the Little Karoo. When we reach Johannasburg, we'll take a safari through the magnificent Kruger National Park. A program the whole family will enjoy!

by Highball, 85 minutes plus previews

Steam Trains in Eritrea

Steam Trains in Eritrea

Ref: AF2


Price: £20.00

In the East African country of Eritrea, there exists one of the more spectacular narrow gauge steam railroads in the world. The railroad travels from the Red Sea port of Massawa and climbs through the high mountain country over stone arch bridges through tunnels, and snakes around massive loops gaining the needed altitude to the capitol city of Asmara whose elevation is 7000 feet. This railroad fete is accomplished behind 0-4-4-0 compound mallet steam locomotives built in Italy in the 1930s. Come with us to discover the enormous diversity hidden within Eritrea. Witness the beauty of its people, the scenic contrasts and experience the many thrills of riding this quaint narrow gauge railway.

by Machines of Iron 55 mins * colour * narration

Regular Price £ 20.00


Steam in South Africa

Steam in South Africa

Ref: AF1


Price: £17.00

The Drakensburg Farewell Rail Tour 1995

South African Railways was perhaps the most extensive narrow gauge system in the world. The steam locomotives that roamed the rails here were big narrow gauge steam. Join Machines of Iron as we go back to 1995 for a photo charter that traveled the rugged railway lines of the Drakensburg region behind garratts, 4-8-2s, a 2-8-4 and an ancient 4-6-0. Then thrill to a run down the mainline with a 4-8-4. This was a great steam train adventure that can not be duplicated today.

by Machines of Iron 75 mins * colour * narration

Regular Price £ 17

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