E-Z Model Railroads: Track Planning Guide Description:
Six in-depth layouts, plus 20 additional layout designs
Tips for beginning to advanced modelers, including weathering and scenery chapters
124 color pages
Tips for beginners to advanced modelers
The easiest way to plan your layout
Our Price: $23.99
Modern Toy Train Repair and Maintenance Description:
From tools, materials, and workbench setup to troubleshooting and electronics, well-known toy train mechanic Dick Teal demonstrates techniques for keeping toy trains from contemporary manufacturers in excellent condition. Includes steps for proper lubrication, TMCC/DCS troubleshooting, and the right way to replace traction tires, batteries, and light bulbs. It's the essential workbench guide for toy train operators.
The Model Railroader's Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels Description:
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
Our Price: $19.95
Model Railroader’s Guide to Mountain Railroading Description:
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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Creative Toy Train Track Plans Description:
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
Our Price: $18.95
Wiring Your Model Railroad Description:
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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Build A Better Toy Train Layout Description:
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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Trackwork for Toy Trains Description:
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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American Flyer Pocket Price Guide 1946-2015 Description:
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
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