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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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Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives

Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives

Ref: 01303


Price: 25.00

by Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson's new book, Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives, offers more than 300 pages of detailed information on diesel locomotives produced in North America from the 1930s to today. An essential guide for model railroaders and train enthusiasts, this comprehensive reference book includes:

All-time rosters for more than 100 major railroads in the U.S. and Canada through the 1970s.

Spotting features on all major locomotive types produced.

Characteristics and operation of diesel locomotives.

New and updated material (text, charts and, photos).

400 color/black&white photos

And much more!

Guide to North American Diesel Locomotives is an important reference for railfans and model railroaders alike. Author: Jeff Wilson Size: 8.25 x 10.75 Pages: 350.

Tourist Trains Guidebook

Tourist Trains Guidebook

Ref: 01212


Price: 22.00

From Trains

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Sixth Edition describes 500 of the most popular train rides and museums in the United States and Canada.

Thoroughly updated, this book includes:

A useful site list, photo, and map at the start of each section.

In-depth site reviews written by contributors and staff from Trains magazine.

80% new and updated content in an improved user-friendly format.

Softcover * 400 pages * 200 color photos * 5 1/4 × 8

Guide to North American Steam Locomotives, Revised Edition

Guide to North American Steam Locomotives, Revised Edition

Ref: GUIDESTEAM


Price: 30.00

This newly revamped book features every steam locomotive built in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada since 1900. This is an essential guide that should be in the library of every railfan! It includes:

Comprehensive rosters for every railroad.

Information and data railfans can't find

anywhere else.

420 photos and newly designed roster

tables.

Author: George Drury Size: 8.25 x 10.75 Pages: 336

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Fifth Edition

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Fifth Edition

Ref: 1627001243


Price: 26.00

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Fifth Edition describes 520 of the most popular train rides and museums in the U.S. and Canada. It features comprehensive reviews of more than 200 sites to explore on vacations, including:

oDriving directions.

oWhat to see.

oWhen to go.

oNearby attractions.

oSite reviews.

oAnd more!

ISBN: 1627001243

Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Pages: 368

Color Photos: 200

The Historical Guide to North American Railroads, Third Edition

The Historical Guide to North American Railroads, Third Edition

Ref: 0890249703


Price: 26.00

This updated encyclopedia of railroading presents history, photos, route maps, and fast facts for 170+ North American railroads. A new, searchable index makes locating information easy and fast. Learn about railroad lines that were abandoned or merged and discover why, plus take a look at major railroads that are still currently in operation.

* The ultimate railroad reference book for rail fans and history buffs

* All major and many minor railroads from the past 100 years are included

* Statistics highlight miles of operation, locomotives, and rolling stock

Author: From Trains

Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 320 pages; 180 color photos; ISBN: 0890249703

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Fourth Edition

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Fourth Edition

Ref: 0871167712


Price: 24.00

The 495 most popular train rides, museums, and dinner trains found in Tourist Trains Guidebook, Fourth Edition give travelers and railfans all the information they need to plan their next trip. Full-page reviews written by Trains magazine editors and contributors cover nearly 200 sites, with shorter listings featuring an additional 295 excursion trains, museums, and historical depots.

Author: From Trains

Softcover; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 360 pages; 200 color photos; ISBN: 0871167712

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Fourth Edition is expected to ship 29/03/2013

Hot Spots Guidebook

Hot Spots Guidebook

Ref: 0890248058


Price: 25.00

Share the thrill of more than 100 of the best train-watching locations in the United States. Maps of the area, site descriptions, photographs, and approximate number of daily trains are included. Driving directions, nearby points of interest, local options for dining, lodging, and other activities make this the must-have guide for every railfan. * The most complete guide to railfanning sites across the country * Tips on train-watching basics and photographing trains * Features exclusive site-specific maps, access tips, parking, and safety information

Softcover * 272 pages * 100 color photos * 5.5 x 8.5

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Third Edition

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Third Edition

Ref: 0871164308


Price: 22.00

Plan your next vacation with the Tourist Trains Guidebook. This updated third edition features nearly 500 railroad attractions across the United States and Canada. For 195 of the most popular train rides and museums, full-page reviews provide a detailed look at the activities at each site and the surrounding area. The book also includes capsule descriptions of another 280 interesting trains, trolleys, museums, depots, and other sites. An enclosed discount card offers discounts at more than 70 of the attractions.

Softcover; 5 1/4 x 8; 360 pages; 195 color photos;

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