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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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Northern Pacific Through Passenger Service In Color

Northern Pacific Through Passenger Service In Color

Ref: 1467


Price: 50.00

Geoffrey H. Doughty

The NP was one of those roads that took pride in its passenger service right to the end. Passenger train expert Geoff Doughty guides the reader stem-to-stern throughout the Northern Pacific's streamliners.

Burlington Route Through Passenger Service In Color

Burlington Route Through Passenger Service In Color

Ref: 1392


Price: 50.00

Geoffrey H. Doughty

The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy took great pride in its passenger service and operated some of the best known trains in America.

Burlington Northern Through Passenger Service In Color Gregory Stout

Burlington Northern Through Passenger Service In Color Gregory Stout

Ref: 1332


Price: 50.00

George Strombeck is an inveterate train rider. Share his on-board as well as trackside experiences on the GN, NP and CB&Q (no SP&S). As the Hill Lines merged into BN, George was there to capture this brief moment in private American passenger train operation and followed it into early Amtrak.


Burlington Northern In Color Volume 1: The Urge to Merge

Burlington Northern In Color Volume 1: The Urge to Merge

Ref: 1289


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

The predecessors of Burlington Northern - GN, NP, CB&Q, SP&S - and the events leading up to the 1970 merger are illustrated in vivid color. First in a three-volume set that will cover the entire history of Burlington Northern.

Chicago Burlington & Quincy In Color Volume 1

Chicago Burlington & Quincy In Color Volume 1

Ref: 1024


Price: 45.00

by Mike Spoor

"Lines East" is thoroughly traveled thru the medium of over 200 vintage photos of steam and first generation diesels. The CB&Q in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin is given a guided tour by CB&Q Historical Society newsletter editor Mike Spoor in this 128-page hardcover.

Chicago Burlington & Quincy In Color Volume 2

Chicago Burlington & Quincy In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1025


Price: 45.00

by Mike Spoor

This second generation of diesels began to arrive. The "Lines East" journey focuses on the time when the traditional black and gray gave way to a brilliant new "Chinese red" and gray while the older F-units soldiered on.

Chicago Burlington & Quincy In Color Volume 3

Chicago Burlington & Quincy In Color Volume 3

Ref: 1113


Price: 50.00

by Mike Spoor

The third installment in our coverage of the "Q" with more than 250 vintage color scenes!


Burlington Northern Color Guide to Freight & Passenger Equipment

Burlington Northern Color Guide to Freight & Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1161


Price: 50.00

by David Casdorph

Born in 1970 with the merger of the legendary GN, NP, SP&S and CB&Q "Hill Lines", BN was further enlarged by the addition of Frisco. Already a "fallen flag", the varied rolling stock of this giant carrier is examined in more than 325 color photos.

NP Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

NP Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1065


Price: 50.00

Todd Sullivan. The NP Color Guide contain approximately 300 vintage color photographs of passenger and freight cars, non-revenue cars, and miscellaneous equipment ranging from the regal cars on the NORTH COASST LIMITED to "Pig Palace" Stock Cars.

CB&Q Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

CB&Q Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1021


Price: 50.00

Michael J. Spoor Captioned for both technical information and enjoyable reading, the CB&Q Color Guide makes an ideal addition to the bookshelves of both railfans and modelers alike. Great for the railfan seeking to go beyond the locomotives for more information on the “Q” and perfect for the model railroader seeking authentic paint schemes, numbering, weathering and car usage

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