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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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Lehigh Valley-5 In Color

Lehigh Valley-5 In Color

Ref: 1419


Price: 50.00

Mike Bednar

Work with the local freights over the LV system in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s.

Lehigh Valley Transit In Color

Lehigh Valley Transit In Color

Ref: 1395


Price: 50.00

Doug Peters

The fabled LVT served the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area of eastern Pennsylvania with trolley and fast interurban service. Ceasing operation in the early 1950’s, this book is filled with rare views expertly captioned by a lifelong fan.

Delaware & Hudson In Color Volume 4

Delaware & Hudson In Color Volume 4

Ref: 1376


Price: 50.00

by Tom Seaman

When most bankrupt Northeast railroads were united into one company, Conrail, the USRA was aware that the region needed some competition for "Big Blue." The only independent railroad ready to take up the challenge of expanding into Conrail's territory was the fabled Delaware & Hudson. Follow its struggles to compete in this new environment from 1976 till it too was caught up in the financial malaise and vanished in 1991.

Trackside Reading Anthracite Country with Arch and Bruce Kantner

Trackside Reading Anthracite Country with Arch and Bruce Kantner

Ref: 1253


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

The source of Reading Company prosperity, its central Pennsylvania anthracite territory, was recorded by the Kantner Brothers in color chiefly during the 1950's. The last of steam and the earliest of Reading diesels are shown at work gathering and hauling coal as well as providing first class passenger conveyance.

Jersey Central Lines In Color Volume 2

Jersey Central Lines In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1041


Price: 50.00

by William J. Brennan

JCL-2 highlights the early period of Camelbacks, Mikados and tangerine and blue Baldwin babyfaces and F3s. Special emphasis also given to the Pennsylvania Division. Many rare vintage views from the late 1940’s-early 1950’s.

Jersey Central Lines In Color Volume 3

Jersey Central Lines In Color Volume 3

Ref: 1185


Price: 50.00

by Walter A. Appel

Starting in 1941 and ending in 1976, this all-color book is a year-by-year look back at the operations of the "Big Little Railroad".

CNJ/LV Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

CNJ/LV Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1028


Price: 50.00

by Craig Bossler

Two of the Northeast’s legendary anthracite roads ran side-by-side into bankruptcy and eventually, Conrail. Enjoy the intriguing passenger, freight and non-revenue equipment of the Jersey Central and Lehigh Valley railroads in almost 300 vivid color photographs with detailed commentary in this 128-page hardcover book.

Jersey Central Steam In Color

Jersey Central Steam In Color

Ref: 1123


Price: 50.00

by Bert Pennypacker

Steam expert Bert Pennypacker takes the reader on a class by class tour of the CNJ's varied roster - from diminutive 0-6-0's to heavy duty 2-8-2's. Then out on the road, for an excursion up the mainline featuring almost all classes extant from 1941-1954. All-color 128-page hardcover book.

D & H Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

D & H Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1029


Price: 50.00

by the Bridge Line Historical Society

Over 300 color photos detail the rolling stock of the Delaware & Hudson in this 128-page hardcover book. Trace the color evolution of its car fleet as different administrations ran the D & H.

Delaware & Hudson In Color Volume 3: D&H in the Diesel Years

Delaware & Hudson In Color Volume 3: D&H in the Diesel Years

Ref: 1176


Price: 50.00

by Jeffrey Plant & Jeremy Plantt

Featuring the photography of Jim Shaugnessy and a dozen other notable lensmen, this new book examines the D&H diesel evolution in several hundred across the system action scenes.

Reading Company In Color Volume 1

Reading Company In Color Volume 1

Ref: 1078


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

Tour the Reading from end-to-end through over 230 views of vintage diesel and electric.

Reading Company In Color  Volume 2

Reading Company In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1215


Price: 50.00

by Bert Pennypacker

Noted author Bert Pennypacker guides the reader through an all-color tour of the Reading's motive power, operations and physical plant during the years 1947-1976.

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RDG Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

RDG Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1077


Price: 50.00

by Craig Bossler

Over 300 of Reading Company passenger and freight cars are portrayed in sharp, clear, color photographs. Ranging from the postwar period, thru the Sixties, right up to Conrail, the photos are detailed with expert text by author Bossler.

Reading Steam In Color

Reading Steam In Color

Ref: 1079


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

Reading Steam In Color is a 128-page hardcover book with over 200 color photographs of post war steam of the Reading Company during the years 1946-1956. At work or at rest, this is the most amazing compilation of in-service Reading Steam ever assembled.

New York Ontario & Western  In Color

New York Ontario & Western In Color

Ref: 1058


Price: 50.00

by Paul Lubliner

An all-color look back at the fabled "Old Woman" that in 1957 became the first major railroad in the US to cease operations. Excellent coverage of steam, diesel and rolling stock along with facilities and operations. If you want one book in your railroad library on O&W this is the one!

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