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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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Penn Central/Conrail

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Conrail Under Pennsy Wires Volume 2

Conrail Under Pennsy Wires Volume 2

Ref: 1564


Price: 50.00

Bob Davis

After some background in Penn Central electric freight operations, this book looks at Conrail electric and diesel freights in the electrified territory. The author, a former PC-CR employee gives a detailed explanation of the rationale behind the scenes.

Conrail Northern Region In Color

Conrail Northern Region In Color

Ref: 1606


Price: 50.00

Douglas N. Leffler

Conrail's Northern Region was comprised of three divisions of the former Canada Southern Railway and Michigan Central Railroad routes through Canada and Michigan. These three Conrail divisions were called the Canada Division, Detroit Division and Michigan Division. The illustrations and text in Conrail Northern Region take the reader on a journey on all three divisions from Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada west to Detroit and beyond through Southern Michigan.
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Penn Central Power In Color Vol. 3: 6000-7499

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

Ref: 1495


Price: 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)

Penn Central Power In Color Volume 1: 1000-3999 Freight Cab Units and High Horsepower Roadswitchers

Penn Central Power In Color Volume 1: 1000-3999 Freight Cab Units and High Horsepower Roadswitchers

Ref: 1476


Price: 50.00

Robert J. Yanosey

First volume in a series dealing with the motive power used by the ill-fated Penn Central.

Conrail In Color Volume 3: 1990s

Conrail In Color Volume 3: 1990s

Ref: 1465


Price: 50.00

Jeremy F. Plant

The last years of Big Blue before absorption by CSX and NS.

Penn Central Through Passenger Service

Penn Central Through Passenger Service

Ref: 1427


Price: 50.00

While Penn Central came into being in February 1968, it still operated a substantial long distance passenger service in the several years before Amtrak. Struggling to create a new image when bankruptcy struck, the three year story is illustrated in nearly 250 color photos.

was £ 50 - NOW ONLY £ 35 (WHILST STOCKS LAST)


Pennsy Steam Years Volume 2

Pennsy Steam Years Volume 2

Ref: 1070


Price: 45.00

Ian S. Fischer

A division-by-division look back at the rugged steam power of the Pennsy. Lots of action in the state of Pennsylvania as well as some great early 1950s color from Ohio and Indiana. There's even a 1941 action shot of K4s 5399 equipped with poppet valves!


Pennsylvania RR Trackside with John Dziobko, Jr. 1951 - 1961

Pennsylvania RR Trackside with John Dziobko, Jr. 1951 - 1961

Ref: 1305


Price: 50.00

Robert J. Yanosey

The favorite railroad of this notable railfan was the PRR and he methodically covered it from New York City to Columbus.

Trackside around the Pennsylvania Cement District

Trackside around the Pennsylvania Cement District

Ref: 1383


Price: 50.00

by Mike Bednar and Ken Bealer

A fascinating look at the cement producing area served by the LV, CNJ, DL&W (EL), L&NE railroads and short lines Ironton and Northampton & Bath.


Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines In Color Vol. 2

Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines In Color Vol. 2

Ref: 1344


Price: 50.00

John Stroup

The diesel era and operations of the PRSL are examined in more than 230 color photos.

Penn Central In Color Volume 2: Along the Eastern Seaboard, Boston to Philadelphia

Penn Central In Color Volume 2: Along the Eastern Seaboard, Boston to Philadelphia

Ref: 1342


Price: 50.00

Jeremy F. Plant

The pictorial saga of Penn Central is illustrated in almost 250 color photos along the Eastern Seaboard.


Pennsy Electric Years Vol. 3

Pennsy Electric Years Vol. 3

Ref: 1208


Price: 50.00

by Ian Fischer

A colorful look back at the Pennsy's electrification, including its locomotives, trains and operation from the early 1950's to 1968.

Pennsy Electric Years Volume 2

Pennsy Electric Years Volume 2

Ref: 1207


Price: 50.00

by Bert Pennypacker

Ten years after the publication of the much acclaimed first volume, Volume 2 of Pennsy Electric Years arrives by PRR expert Bert Pennypacker. Fabulous color photography of all classes of electric locomotives.

Pennsylvania - Standard Railroad of the World Volume 1

Pennsylvania - Standard Railroad of the World Volume 1

Ref: 1136


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant and Robert J. Yanosey

A colorful look back at the diesel, steam, electric operations that characterized the Pennsylvania Railroad, once touted as the "Standard Railroad of the World."

PRR Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment Volume 2

PRR Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment Volume 2

Ref: 1075


Price: 45.00

by Ian S. Fischer

This Color Guide by noted PRR rolling stock historian Ian S. Fischer, features the early 1960’s photography of Paul Winters around Columbus, Ohio in beautiful color. See former N&W hoppers now PRR class H2A, round-roof K9 stock cars which were converted from automobile cars, unusual M of W equipment and much more.

Sorry, Volume 1 is sold out and no longer available.

PRR Colour Guide to Freight & Passenger Equip. V3

PRR Colour Guide to Freight & Passenger Equip. V3

Ref: 1214X


Price: 50.00

by Ian S. Fischer

More great equipment shots of Pennsy rolling stock expertly captioned by PRR expert Ian Fischer. This all-color book has many rare photos from the late 1940s and early 1950s.

PRR: Hudson to Horseshoe

PRR: Hudson to Horseshoe

Ref: 1076


Price: 45.00

by William D. Volkmer

Ride behind steam, diesel and the incomparable GG-1 as Bill Volkmer takes you on a first hand tour of the eastern end of the Pennsy. Stop with him at Northumberland as he relates tales of maintaining the road’s storied steam collection during its "forgotten" period. All illustrated with over 200 vintage color photos.

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 2

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 2

Ref: 1009


Price: 45.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Follow the Standard Railroad of the World as it winds its way west from Exchange Place and the Hudson River to Mackinaw City, Michigan and the Great Lakes. This 128 page all-color book looks at Pennsy’s diverse fleet of diesels featuring everything from GE 44 tonners to PA’s and Geeps.

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 3

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 3

Ref: 1010


Price: 45.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Rubber-tired diesels, the Bel-Del Branch, Philadelphia, Hagerstown, Renovo, Altoona, Pitcairn Yard, Mingo Junction, Columbus, Crestline, Chicago and more. See "Hammer-head," a PA in a gondola, DL640 and C628 demonstrators and much more.

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 4

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 4

Ref: 1011


Price: 45.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Travel aboard a Centipede-drawn excursion that starts out at Harrisburg station and manages to visit these and other spots: Conewago, "The Main Line," the Bordentown Branch, PRSL main, Atlantic City, Williamsport, the Elmira Branch, Sodus Bay, Altoona, Cresson Branches, Irwin, Edgewood, Conway, Bucyrus, Toledo Branch, Lincoln Yard, and Detroit, Demos, ABBA PA’s and Erie-builts, a unique PB1, more!

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 5

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 5

Ref: 1068


Price: 45.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Pennsy Diesel Years, Vol. 5 continues the saga of the PRR in vivid color visiting the nine regions created in the 1955 reorganization. The Lake, Northern, NY Philadelphia, Chesapeake, Pittsburgh, Buckeye, Southwestern, and Northwestern Regions are all toured through the color film of some of the PRR’s best lensmen.

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 6

Pennsy Diesel Years Volume 6

Ref: 1069


Price: 45.00

by Robert J. Yanosey

Pennsy Diesel Years, Volume 6 takes the reader on trips on the SOUTH WIND and BROADWAY LTD. in this final installment of the series. See Centipedes and Sharks galore! The 1948 Freedom Train in Lancaster, the tubular Keystone in Altoona, Enola area in 1948, much more.

Trackside Under Pennsy Wires with James P. Shuman

Trackside Under Pennsy Wires with James P. Shuman

Ref: 1149


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

Jim Shuman was out recording PRR electrics in action on the west end of the electrified zone in the late 50's and early 60's. Truly the most beautiful Pennsy color work to be found on the mainline (Paoli to Harrisburg), the A&S and the Port Road.

Trackside on the PRR North of Washington, DC with Wayne Sherwin

Trackside on the PRR North of Washington, DC with Wayne Sherwin

Ref: 1148


Price: 50.00

by Michael Murray and Robert J. Yanosey

First-hand recollections and photography from an on the ground Pennsy employee during the 1950s and 60s. Brakeman Wayne Sherwin took his camera along on his varied assignments between Potomac Yard and the Meadows and Enola.

Trackside on the PRR in Central Pennsylvania

Trackside on the PRR in Central Pennsylvania

Ref: 1252


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

Many photographers featured in the Trackside series ventured into the traditional heart of the PRR in the Fifties and Sixties to capture steam and early diesel operations. The very best of their efforts are shown canvassing an area roughly from Pottsville to Horseshoe Curve.

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