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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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Indiana Railroad

Indiana Railroad

Ref: I2


Price: 21.00

Created in 1930 by consolidating remaining trackage of Union Traction Co., Northern Indiana Railroad, and Interstate Public Service Co., the Indiana Railroad offered service from Louisville to Ft Wayne. In 1934, lines of the Terre Haute. Indianapolis & Eastern and Dayton & Western were added while other lines were being abandoned, bringing service from Terre Haute to Ohio with connections at Dayton. Indianapolis, the hub of the system, was served by the world's largest traction terminal. But the end was only a few years away and the last trains ran In 1941. In this collection of very rare film by Richard H. George , Frank Schlegel and George Meyer, you'll see the famous high speed lightweight cars, Railway Post Office cars, the unique freight equipment of this long lost company. Additional bonus footage by Dr. Howard Blackburn.

by Herron Rail 56 mins + 34 mins bonus* colour * narrated

Traction n' Trolleys

Traction n' Trolleys

Ref: I26


Price: 19.00

This video is for all our traction and trolley fans. Here is great film from the 30's and 40's, and some from the 50's and 60's. The Frog has created an entertaining and informative video of how it used to be when traction and trolleys were an integral part of our economy.

We'll visit the North Shore Railroad (including some spectacular Winter scenes), the South Shore, Seattle Trolleys of the 30's and 40's, Yakima Valley operations, and in the 1930's, the Third Avenue Trolleys, the New York Westchester & Boston, Public Service Transport of New Jersey and the Lehigh Valley Transit (Some of the LV of the 30's in color!).

The majority of the original film was shot on 16 mm COLOR film, the Eastern film from the 30's was shot on 8mm black & white, and some color...very rare!

by Green Frog Productions * 58 mins * colour * narrated

This Was Pacific Electric

This Was Pacific Electric

Ref: I25


Price: 21.00

The rails that invented Southern California

In 1902 Southern California was a collection of small farm towns. It was waiting for something to pull it together. That something was THE PACIFIC ELECTRIC.

This is the story of the rise and fall of "THE WORLD'S GREATEST ELECTRIC RAILWAY." It is a completehistory startinng inn 1872 with L.A.'s first horse car line and continuing through to the last RED CAR in 1961. The story is told by EMMY WINNING PRODUCERS using RARE FILM FOOTAGE, HUNDREDS OF PHOTOGRAPHS, animated maps and extensive interviews.

BONUS MATERIAL includes a video tour of P.E. remnnants, the bits and pieces that remainn behinnd, fifty years after the last RED CAR ran in Southern California.;

by Sky City Productions 90 mins + supplemental program, 25 mins * colour * narrated

Cable Cars of San Francisco

Cable Cars of San Francisco

Ref: I21


Price: 19.00

Highball Productions 55 mins * colour * hifi sound * narrated

Walk with us as we climb the hills of San Francisco and watch the world famous cable cars on the Powell-Hyde line. See these favourite attractions as they climb the steep hills just as they have for 125 years. Visit the power house and see the giant wheels that drive the cables, and find out how it all works. Finally, ride the cars from Fisherman's Wharf to Market Street, see the scenery and watch the grip man at work.

MUNI'S F LINE

MUNI'S F LINE

Ref: I23


Price: 20.00

by Highball 80 mins * colour * hifi sound * narrated

San Francisco's preserved PCC cars and other designs from around America - and the world on the F line between Fisherman's Wharf and Castro and the shuttle from the Ferry Terminal. Join us as we hike the 5 mile line and see these colorful cars in action, on their own right of way along the Embarcadero and mixed up with other traffic on bustling downtown Market Street. Cars from Melbourne, Australia, Milan, Italy and New Orleans are most distinct, but the PCCs are painted in the color schemes of American cities that ran PCCs; Brooklyn, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, LA (Pacific Electric & LA Railway), Louisville, Kansas City, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston and Saint Louis.

See the action from the roadside under glorious clear blue skies, ride a car and see the motorperson in action. Great all round action.

TROLLEYS OF THE SOUTH Combo

TROLLEYS OF THE SOUTH Combo

Ref: I14


Price: 19.95

A collection of classic vintage film of Street and Interurban Railways, narrated with a musical background. You'll visit streetcar lines in Louisville, Birmingham, Miami, Richmond, Norfolk, and Newport News plus Interurban lines Nashville-Franklin Railway, Piedmont & Northern Railway and West Penn Railways which served Parkersburg and Marietta in Ohio plus Clarksburg, WV. The time frame is from 1937 to the 1950's, depending on the subject.

Also included are two bonus segments of Victorian cable cars in Melbourne, Australia and some trolley diners in America.

Most of the film was 16 mm shot by Howard Blackburn, MD;

Sidney B. Silleck and David J. Williams, III. The Nashville - Franklin Railway segment is from 8 mm film by Dick George. Along with the railroad subjects, there are classic street scenes in many towns with automobiles and trucks from that time. This is truly a time capsule of life in America during a simpler time.

by Herron Rail Video * 62 mins * colour * narrated

Regular price £ 19.95


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