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TRAINS : TRAIN BOOKS


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Part#: KAL12452
The Model Railroader's Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels
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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


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Part#: KAL12462
Model Railroader’s Guide to Mountain Railroading
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With its dramatic scenery and challenging operations, mountain railroading is an appealing theme that crosses many regions and all eras. Respected author Tony Koester offers insight into layout and track planning, and compares narrow gauge with standard gauge railroads. Essential advice on achieving realistic mountain operation is included, along with tips for working relevant scenery into the layout.


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Part#: KAL108350
Creative Toy Train Track Plans
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With an abundance of three-rail track-work now available to them, today's toy train operators are looking for something bigger and more complex than the simple tabletop layouts of the past. This new book offers several realistic, themed layout plans suitable for moderate to mid-sized spaces.- Each layout plan includes track diagrams, wiring schemes, and a list of suggested equipment- Perfect for intermediate toy train operators- Written by Neil Besougloff, editor of Classic Toy Trains magazine- Supported by national advertising in Classic Toy Trains magazine


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Part#: KAL12491
Wiring Your Model Railroad
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If model railroaders could own one book about wiring, this would be the best choice. In Wiring Your Model Railroad, Larry Puckett provides a helpful overview of all things wiring, including traditional wiring and DCC. This is the first wiring book any modeler should buy, and it’s a useful reference guide for experienced modelers. Most importantly, it is the first book any publisher has released on this topic in 15 years. So, it’s the most current and reliable source of model railroad wiring information you’ll find anywhere.


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Part#: KAL108708
1901-2008 Edition Pocket Price Guide
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This is the 1901-2008 Edition Pocket Price Guide for Lionel Trains.


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Part#: KAL108803
Build A Better Toy Train Layout
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When you think of a “better“ toy train layout, what comes tp mind? Everyone‘s got an idea of what makes a layout better - how do you decide what‘s right for you? This book contains easy-to-follow advice which includes inventive ways to mix rolling stock and accessories of different scales, innovative solutions for cleaning and maintaining track, and creative ideas for unique scenery and details.


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Part#: KAL108365
Trackwork for Toy Trains
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Nothing characterizes a toy train layout like its three-rail trackwork, and nothing is more important to a toy train operator's enjoyment. This essential guide addresses O gauge trackwork from nearly all of today's major manufacturers. The author provides an overview of the various lines of sectional and flexible track, then demonstrates with the step-by-step photography the basic techniques for cutting, bending, wiring, and layout installation. Also includes tips and tricks for working with special trackwork, such as switches, crossings, and accessory activation sections.


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Part#: KAL108804
Track Plans for Lionel FasTrack
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FasTrack is the leading track choice for Lionel train operators, and its track plans are in high demand. Featuring 25 mostly small and mid-sized plans designed specifically for FasTrack, this collection is gathered from the pages of Classic Toy Trains magazine and also includes several new plans, a brief overview of FasTrack, and track-planning tips.


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Part#: KAL108615
American Flyer Pocket Price Guide 1946-2015
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Its key features are:
Adhesive (Perfect) bound paperback guide
Data needed before buying, selling, or trading any American
Flyer or S gauge train within the pages of this guide
Provides you with current market prices for American Flyer trains produced between 1946 and 2015
Brief description of each item with production date and significant variations
Pricing information provided for items in good or excellent condition


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Part#: KAL108400
SCENERY TECHINIQUES TRAIN
Description:


SCENERY TECHINIQUES TRAIN. Its key features are:
For toy train operators looking to add scenery and dimension to their layouts
Explains how to use foam as a scenery base and how to shape it into mountains and rivers
Step-by-step photographs and instructions illustrate techniques for adding streets, accessories, and even a working drive-in theater
160 color photos
80 pages


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Part#: KAL108910
9th Edition Marx Trains Pocket Price Guide
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9th Edition Marx Trains Pocket Price Guide. Contains updated market values
Helps collectors make informed buying and selling decisions
Convenient pocket-sized edition
80 pages
4 x 8.5 in
This edition features updated information for Marx trains and related toys. This compact book is the perfect pocket companion for train shows and auctions.


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Part#: KAL12186
How To Detail Diesel Locomotives
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Learn the basic skills needed for successful detailing.


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