The Encyclopedia of Model Railroads
Edited by Terry Allen
published by Octopus Books Limited
Hardcover with Dust Jacket
This practical full color encyclopedia begins with an introduction to the railroad modeling hobby which examines the many choices of scale, gauge, equipment and styles of layout available. The story is also told of the history of the hobby which can trace its origins back to the early days of prototype railroads. The book describes how to build a model railroad, advising the reader on the best use of space and resources. Examples are given of the types of layout and the methods of baseboard, track and scenery construction. The great variety of locomotives and rolling stock is discussed in detail — from ready-to-run models and kits to the highest standards of fine-scale models.
As well as being a very practical book, the Encyclopedia features some of today’s finest layouts. Many color photographs and track plans are included, with useful tips from the builders.
Nearly 100 color artworks and diagrams have been prepared for this superb encyclopedia, which also includes more than 180 excellent color photographs.
Made In: United States
Product Condition: Used
Product Type: Book
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