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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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New York Central Through Passenger Service In Color Volume 2: Challenge and Retreat 1950-1967

New York Central Through Passenger Service In Color Volume 2: Challenge and Retreat 1950-1967

Ref: 1361


Price: 50.00

Geoffrey H. Doughty

A train by train look at the New York Central's premier passenger services in the 1950’s and 60’s as the Central’s attitude toward passenger services changed

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New York City Electrified Railroads In Color Vol. 1:

New York City Electrified Railroads In Color Vol. 1:

Ref: 1390


Price: 50.00

Lines Into Grand Central Terminal

Alfred E. Fazio and Bridget M. Hodgson

The east end operations of the New York Central and New Haven railroads are examined from an electric traction point of view. The successor operators also!

Trackside on the New York Central with William J. Brennan

Trackside on the New York Central with William J. Brennan

Ref: 1384


Price: 50.00

by Jack Emerick.

A fond look back at Al Perlman's vision of the NYC in the 1960's through the creative camera of Bill Brennan.

NYC Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment - Volume 2

NYC Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment - Volume 2

Ref: 1206


Price: 50.00

by Len Kilian, Jim Odell & Jeff English

The Great Steel Fleet, Pacemaker Freight Service,

Century Green - all the NYC terms and more are examined in almost 300 color photos with expertly researched captions.

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New York Central Trackside with Eugene Van Dusen

New York Central Trackside with Eugene Van Dusen

Ref: 1054


Price: 45.00

by Bill Marvel

The first in our Trackside series, Gene Van Dusen was out "trackside" on the western end of the "Water Level Route" with Leica in hand loaded with Kodachrome in the late 1940s and early 1950s. If it wasn’t a Hudson or Niagara, then it had to be a Mohawk or Mike. The diesels were so clean and new you could eat off them. Notre Dame football specials, blazing streamliners, and quaint country branchlines are all to be found in this marvelous look back.

Trackside on New York Central's Western Division 1949-1955 with Sandy Goodrick

Trackside on New York Central's Western Division 1949-1955 with Sandy Goodrick

Ref: 1251


Price: 50.00

by Jerry A. Pinkepank

The Korean War years on the NYC were a life or death race with inflation and loss of business to competitors. An all-color tour of the steam-diesel operations on the Western Division photographed by Sandy Goodrick and narrated by Jerry Pinkepank, this book is an excellent look back at those turbulent years on the Central.

New York Central Steam In Color

New York Central Steam In Color

Ref: 1053


Price: 50.00

by David R. Sweetland

The classic look of NYC steam is captured in this all-color portfolio of vintage views. System-wide coverage includes everything from the lowliest Mike to the princely Hudson. If you enjoy smoke and cinders on the Water Level Route, this book is for you!

New York Central Lightning Stripes Volume 1

New York Central Lightning Stripes Volume 1

Ref: 1007


Price: 40.00

by David R. Sweetland

Travel the "Water Level Route" in the 1950’s and see the best of steam and early diesels side-by-side. Electrics too! FT’s, Babyfaces, Erie-builts, Sharks and many other odd-ball diesels were commonplace in these color photos taken along the Boston & Albany, West Shore and in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and many other locales.

New York Central Lightning Stripes Volume 2

New York Central Lightning Stripes Volume 2

Ref: 1052


Price: 45.00

by David R. Sweetland

NYC Lightning Stripes Vol. 2 is the sequel to the best seller (above). Travel the Central system from one end to the other watching vintage diesels and electrics propelling their trains. As the black FT cover suggests, Volume 2 contains plenty of rare color subjects, from Massachusetts to Michigan, New York to Chicago.

NYC Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

NYC Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1055


Price: 45.00

by David R. Sweetland and Robert J. Yanosey

The Great Steel Fleet, Pacemaker Fast Freight, Early Bird Service - all famous slogans carried out by the equipment of the NYC System. Examine these cars in over 300 color photographs taken from the postwar years and into the 1960s, with expert commentary.

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book I

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book I

Ref: 1008


Price: 40.00

by Ed Nowak

A 128-page hardcover book illustrating the best color work of the official NYC photographer of the 1940’s and 50’s. Hudsons, PA’s, Mohawks, passenger equipment, workers reproduced from Ed’s 4" x 5" color transparencies and captioned by the man who took them forty years ago.

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book II

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book II

Ref: 1056


Price: 40.00

by Ed Nowak

Book II takes the reader behind the lens of NYC’s official photographer as he visits NY City, the Hudson River Valley, the B&A, Buffalo, Chicago and the 20th CENTURY LTD during the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. The brand new CENTURY is toured in color, stem-to-stern in 1948.

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak Book III

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak Book III

Ref: 1057


Price: 45.00

by Ed Nowak

NYC Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book III is the concluding book in this classic series, including GCT, the West Shore, Hudson Division, NE STATES, DeWitt, Collinwood and much more. See the Central once again in its finest hour!

Michigan Central Trackside with Emery Gulash

Michigan Central Trackside with Emery Gulash

Ref: 1127


Price: 50.00

by Geoffrey H. Doughty

Famed photographer Emery Gulash takes the reader out on his home turf to photograph the ever-changing scene on the New York Central Michigan Central trackage from 1940 right up to the 1968 Penn Central merger.

New York Central In Color Volume 1

New York Central In Color Volume 1

Ref: 1201


Price: 50.00

by Geoffrey H. Doughty

An amazing compilation of steam, diesel, and electric operational views! Taken from one end of the NYC System to the other, more than 200 superb color photos illustrate this book.

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