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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

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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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Milwaukee Road Facilities In Color Volume 1: Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa

Milwaukee Road Facilities In Color Volume 1: Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa

Ref: 1604


Price: 50.00

Robert J. Yanosey

Stations, towers, shops are shown in use by the locomotives, trains, and employees of the Milwaukee. Follow the Route of the Olympian Hiawatha west from Chicago Union Station to the western edge of the Iowa border.
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Southern Pacific Facilities In Color Vol.1 California, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah

Southern Pacific Facilities In Color Vol.1 California, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah

Ref: 1492


Price: 50.00

by T. Morris

Stations, towers, shops, terminals as well as the trains that used their services are all explored in this all-color review

California Trolleys In Color Volume 2: San Francisco

California Trolleys In Color Volume 2: San Francisco

Ref: 1477


Price: 50.00

Don Jewell

Tour the Muni System from the early 1950s to today in full color..

Rio Grande In Color Volume 5: Second Generation Diesels

Rio Grande In Color Volume 5: Second Generation Diesels

Ref: 1372


Price: 50.00

Timothy Morris

Spectacular scenery surrounds the GP30's and SD45's of the Action Road during its final decade.


Union Pacific Through Passenger Service In Color

Union Pacific Through Passenger Service In Color

Ref: 1414


Price: 50.00

Greg Stout

The Armour Yellow fleet of 'Uncle Pete' is examined in more than 200 color photos across the system.


Santa Fe The Final Years In Color Volume 1: Chicago to Belen, Raton and Denver 1980-1996

Santa Fe The Final Years In Color Volume 1: Chicago to Belen, Raton and Denver 1980-1996

Ref: 1454


Price: 50.00

Jerry A. Pinkepank

The colorful last years of the Santa Fe saw red and yellow SPSF liveries mix with red and silver "Super Fleet" warbonnets, as Volume 1 takes across the Transcon from Chicago to Belen and along the Front Range from Denver over Raton.


Trackside around Pueblo 1955-1970

Trackside around Pueblo 1955-1970

Ref: 1360


Price: 50.00

Jim Boyd

Denver hobby shop owner's photos of the steam to diesel transition years on Colorado's famous "Joint Line" between Denver and Pueblo and the FW&D in Texas. Santa Fe, Rio Grande, C&S, FW&D, Rock Island, MoPac and Colorado & Wyoming.

Trackside around Pennsylvania 1957 - 1989 with Al Holtz

Trackside around Pennsylvania 1957 - 1989 with Al Holtz

Ref: 1351


Price: 50.00

Mitchell E. Dakelman

Noted color photographer Al Holtz takes you from Easton to Pittsburgh visiting the PRR, P&LE, LV, CNJ, RDG, B&O and many other roads.

Trackside around Southern California 1954-1963 with Dick Donat

Trackside around Southern California 1954-1963 with Dick Donat

Ref: 1367


Price: 50.00

By Dick Donat

Photographer Dick Donat was an active member of the Pacific Rail Society during the 1950's and recorded its rail activities and the changeover from steam to diesel on the UP, SP and ATSF

Trackside in the West 1946-1959 with Vincent A. Purn and John A. Knauff

Trackside in the West 1946-1959 with Vincent A. Purn and John A. Knauff

Ref: 1582482063


Price: 50.00

Kevin J. Holland and Robert J. Yanosey

Two intrepid travelers traveled American (and Canadian) lines in the 15 year period immediately following World War II. They photographed everything from vanishing steam and brand new diesels to hobos riding atop moving box cars.CP, MILW, DRGW, ATSF, UP, SP and much more!


Rio Grande In Color Vol. 4: Late Steam & First Generation Diesels

Rio Grande In Color Vol. 4: Late Steam & First Generation Diesels

Ref: 1582482365


Price: 50.00

by Timothy Morris

Examine the last of Rio Grande steam in main line freight and passenger service followed by a down the roster look at everything from FT's to SD9's. Detailed by a former D&RGW employee.

Western Pacific In Color

Western Pacific In Color

Ref: 1582481792


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

A wonderful chronological look at Western Pacific's motive power development from the end of steam to the UP merger. Lots of great action!

Southern Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equip., Vol. 3

Southern Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equip., Vol. 3

Ref: southernpaccol


Price: 50.00

by James Kinkaid

Color coverage of SP equipment is completed with Business & Official cars, passenger cars, cabooses,

M of W equipment, intermodal cars, auto racks and leased equipment

Trackside Milwaukee Road West with Jim Boyd

Trackside Milwaukee Road West with Jim Boyd

Ref: 1582481717


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

The editor emeritus of Railfan Magazine continues his journey west on the Milwaukee Road photographing everything from new EMD FP45s to ancient E50 electrics.

Trackside Milwaukee Road East with Jim Boyd

Trackside Milwaukee Road East with Jim Boyd

Ref: 1582481644


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

Join Jim Boyd in exploring the Milwaukee Road of the 1960s in his Mid-west homeland, from FM C-liners and H16-44s to Hiawathas with Skytops and branchline locals to the UP Cities streamliners.

Rio Grande Narrow Gauge In Color - Volume 1: 1947-1959 Empire Contraction and Railfan Discovery

Rio Grande Narrow Gauge In Color - Volume 1: 1947-1959 Empire Contraction and Railfan Discovery

Ref: 1582481628


Price: 50.00

by Thomas A. Brunner

The Narrow Gauge's last days as a common carrier are chronicled in magnificent color work by master photographers Robert F. Collins, Emery Gulash and others.

Southern Pacific In Color Volume 3: Classic Scarlet

Southern Pacific In Color Volume 3: Classic Scarlet

Ref: 1582481016


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

Jim Boyd's motive power examination of the EsPee continues in the 1960s as the road introduces second generation power and a new paint scheme.

Southern Pacific In Color Volume 4: The Tunnel Motor Era

Southern Pacific In Color Volume 4: The Tunnel Motor Era

Ref: 1582481156


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

Jim Boyd's Southern Pacific epic continues during the 1970s as the railroad enters a troubled period. The best SP color photography ever published!

Southern Pacific In Color Volume 5: Merger and Memories

Southern Pacific In Color Volume 5: Merger and Memories

Ref: 158248127X


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

The last two decades of the SP saw a surprising variety of color schemes. This exciting period plus a 1950s retrospective of steam and first generation diesel provide the theme of this new book.

Southern Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 2

Southern Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 2

Ref: 1582481555


Price: 50.00

by James Kinkaid

Volume 2 continues the examination of SP’s equipment roster covering SP and SSW tank cars, box cars, gondolas, hoppers, flat cars, auto racks, and refrigerator cars using the best color railfan photography available.

Southern Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 1

Southern Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 1

Ref: 1582480036


Price: 50.00

by Anthony W. Thompson

A stroll through the color photography archive of the Southern Pacific reveals some extremely interesting equipment. Taken by the road’s marketing, purchasing, and public relations departments mainly during the 1950s and 60s, this first volume is a 100% company photography and thus not a comprehensive look at the road’s roster. Plenty of piggyback and truck photography for the rubber-tire enthusiasts!

Southern Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 2

Southern Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 2

Ref: SPCG2


Price: 50.00

by James Kinkaid

Volume 2 continues the examination of SP’s equipment roster covering SP and SSW tank cars, box cars, gondolas, hoppers, flat cars, auto racks, and refrigerator cars using the best color railfan photography available.

SOUTHERN PACIFIC Official Color Photography Volume 1

SOUTHERN PACIFIC Official Color Photography Volume 1

Ref: 1582480044


Price: 50.00

by Anthony W. Thompson

Travel along with SP "company" photographers as they cover assignments to capture steam-powered freights and passenger trains, new diesels and special events in full color. These photos were commissioned by the SP in the late 1930s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s for all types of corporate purposes - advertising, brochures, annual reports, etc. Straight from the corporate archives - many never before seen!

Rio Grande In Color Volume 1: Colorado

Rio Grande In Color Volume 1: Colorado

Ref: 1878887114


Price: 50.00

by Ross B. Grenard

The all-color story of the Mainline Thru The Rockies during the last years of standard gauge steam and the years when FT’s and PA’s were common. Noted historian Ross Grenard guides the reader through scenic Colorado eloquently explaining the D&RGW operations and innovations during the ‘50 and ‘60s.

Rio Grande In Color Volume 2: Utah

Rio Grande In Color Volume 2: Utah

Ref: 1878887947


Price: 50.00

by James Sandrin

Tour the D&RGW from Grand Junction to the SP interchange at Ogden through more than 230 vintage color photographs. Every type of diesel from FT to SD45 is lensed in this most spectacular setting. There’s even a little steam in this station-by-station itinerary.

Rio Grande In Color Volume 3

Rio Grande In Color Volume 3

Ref: 1582480656


Price: 50.00

by James Sandrin

A year-by-year look back at the "Mainline Through the Rockies" starting in 1947. Follow the transition from bankruptcy to merger, Mallets to GP60s in more than 240 color photos.

Rio Grande Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Rio Grande Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1878887645


Price: 50.00

by Jim Eager

Grande Gold passenger cars and "Cookie Box" boxcars are just a small part of the fascinating roster of this fabled road. Three hundred color photos (98% standard gauge) are expertly captioned by DRGW authority Jim Eager.

Rio Grande Trackside with Jim Ozment

Rio Grande Trackside with Jim Ozment

Ref: 1582480184


Price: 50.00

by James Sandrin

The all-color photographic perspective of a Division Engineer of the Rio Grande during the 1950s and 60s, both in his work and hobby.

Pacific Electric In Color Volume 1

Pacific Electric In Color Volume 1

Ref: 1878887882


Price: 50.00

by P. Allen Copeland

This electrified freight and passenger train railroad blanketed the Los Angeles area. The "Big Red Cars", Southern Pacific influence, vintage street scenes are all to be found in this book.

Pacific Electric In Color Volume II

Pacific Electric In Color Volume II

Ref: 1582480249


Price: 50.00

by P. Allen Copeland

More than 250 vintage views of PE operations in the 40s and 50s. Includes rare views of freight equipment and other unusual items!

California Trolleys In Color Volume 1: San Diego and Los Angeles

California Trolleys In Color Volume 1: San Diego and Los Angeles

Ref: 1582480761


Price: 50.00

by P. Allen Copeland

A rare look back at the streetcar systems that served the cities of San Diego and Los Angeles, California. More than 250 color photos from the 1940s and 50s.

Western Pacific Trackside with Bob Larson

Western Pacific Trackside with Bob Larson

Ref: 1582480222


Price: 50.00

by Tim Morris

Tour the "Feather River Route" with a WP engineer who was also mighty good with a camera. Bob Larson photographed everything from FTs to Bicentennial units across the entire system.

Western Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Western Pacific Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 158248063X


Price: 50.00

by Jim Eager

More than 300 vintage color photos of the equipment roster of "the Feather River Route". From the flashy orange, black and silver box cars on its freight roster to the glittering of its equipment contributed to the CZ pool, WP was a class act.

Milwaukee Road In Color Volume 1: The East End

Milwaukee Road In Color Volume 1: The East End

Ref: 1878887467


Price: 50.00

by William Raia

The first in a multi-volume set that will cover the Milwaukee Road from one end to the other during the period when one could see Hiawathas propelled by everything from 4-4-2s to Bi-Polars to Erie-builts. This volume covers the territory east of the city of Milwaukee and showcases many varieties of the road’s steam and diesel operations centered around the Chicago area.

Milwaukee Road In Color Volume 2: City of Milwaukee

Milwaukee Road In Color Volume 2: City of Milwaukee

Ref: MRICV2


Price: 50.00

by Jeffrey M. Koeller

A 128-page hardcover book of all-color photographs taken entirely in the namesake city of the Milwaukee Road. This book contains the most impressive color array of steam and first generation diesels ever contained in a Milwaukee book. The intriguing saga of the Milwaukee is encapsulated in this colorful look at the road from the

1940s to its demise.

Milwaukee Road In Color Volume 3: Wisconsin & Michigan

Milwaukee Road In Color Volume 3: Wisconsin & Michigan

Ref: 1878887858


Price: 50.00

by William F. Stauss

Begin our tour in Milwaukee again with a look back at Erie-builts, E7s, and vintage steam. Then join a tour of the remainder of Wisconsin, station-by-station, along with Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Milwaukee Road Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 1

Milwaukee Road Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 1

Ref: MRCG


Price: 50.00

by Doug Nighswonger and William F. Stauss

The first in a two-part series covers the passenger fleet in both maroon-and orange and the latter day yellow schemes. Also contains cabooses and non-revenue equipment. All with expert commentary.

Milwaukee Road Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 2

Milwaukee Road Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, Volume 2

Ref: MRCG2


Price: 50.00

by Doug Nighswonger

The revenue freight equipment of the Milwaukee Road is illustrated in more than 300 vintage color photos. Box cars, gondolas, hoppers, they're all here in this 128-page hardcover.


Santa Fe Facilities In Color Volume 1: Transcontinental Route - Chicago to Los Angeles

Santa Fe Facilities In Color Volume 1: Transcontinental Route - Chicago to Los Angeles

Ref: 1582481229


Price: 50.00

by Lloyd Stagner

Over 280 color photos of stations, signals, shops, yards, and other segments of the physical plant along the right of way Chicago to Los Angeles from the late 1950s to 1990.

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