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Detailing And Upgrading Steam Locomotives

Product Manufacturer: Kalmbach Publishing Company
Manufacturer Model: 12812
Store Item Number: KPC12812
Quantity In Stock: 1

Detailing And Upgrading Steam Locomotives

  • Improve Steam Operations and Detail
  • Even though it's been more than 50 years since the last prototype steam locomotives were retired from regular service, models of steam engines remain popular. Detailing and Upgrading Steam Locomotives includes more that 20 projects and articles originally published in Model Railroader Magazine. Subjects include prototype background information as well as hands-on, how-to modeling techniques. You'll see the basics of how real steam locomotive work, with guidance for upgrading the appearance and realism as well as the operation of models. In this book, you'll learn how to:

Add and modify details to match specific prototype locomotives

  • Understand the functions of various prototype components
  • Upgrade performance of older brass models
  • Add Digital Command Control Decoders and speakers
  • Prevent Derailments
  • Replace motors and drive trains


Made In: United States

Product Condition: New

Product Type: Book > Softcover Book
Number of Pages: 96
Age Group: adult