N Scale Railroading Book

N Scale Railroading


  • Author : Martin McGuirk
  • Publisher : Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : 9780890247730
  • Total Read : 78
  • File Size : 6,5 Mb

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N Scale Railroading Summary:

There have been numerous advances in N scale railroading since the first edition of this book, and the author addresses them all, from track to train control. He takes beginners through step-by-step chapters that show them how to build and operate a complete N scale 4 x 8-foot railroad based on his Androscoggin Central, an interesting and challenging New England railroad. From planning through bringing the layout to life, everything is covered. The book is also beneficial for experienced modelers looking to build a new N scale empire.

N Scale Model Railroad That Grows Book

N Scale Model Railroad That Grows


  • Author : Kent Wood
  • Publisher : Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 0890242232
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 14,5 Mb

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N Scale Model Railroad That Grows Summary:

Build an expandable N scale railroad in a few easy steps. Includes instructions on constructing framework, laying track, building scenery, and assembling structures.

N Scale Model Railroading Book
Score: 3
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N Scale Model Railroading


  • Author : Marty McGuirk
  • Publisher : Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
  • Release Date : 1999-09
  • Genre: Transportation
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN 10 : 0890243476
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 14,5 Mb

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N Scale Model Railroading Summary:

Learn what makes N scale unique in everything from benchwork to realistic scenery. Colorful photos and illustrations guide beginners as well as more experienced modelers who are making the transition from a different scale.

N Scale Model Railroading Book

N Scale Model Railroading


  • Author : Robert Schleicher
  • Publisher : Krause Publications Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 087341702X
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 19,8 Mb

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N Scale Model Railroading Summary:

N scale offers modellers an opportunity to pack a lot of realistic railroading in a relatively small space. And with a wide array of high-quality, ready-to-run equipment available, this is an easy hobby in which to get started. This book is the essential beginners' guide, offering step-by-step instructions for building tabletop railroad empires. Modellers will learn how to select locomotives, lay track, install bridges and create stunningly realistic scenery with minimal effort. Handy "Do and Don't" charts, troubleshooting sections and instructions for repairing track and locomotives will make set-up and problem solving simple. This is the most-complete resource guide for America's second most popular scale of model railroading; Includes more than 200 photographs, numerous track layout diagrams and detailed instructions on building a railroad from start to finish.

Making a Start in N Gauge Railway Modelling Book

Making a Start in N Gauge Railway Modelling


  • Author : Richard Bardsley
  • Publisher : Crowood
  • Release Date : 2013-11-30
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847976505
  • Total Read : 97
  • File Size : 13,9 Mb

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Making a Start in N Gauge Railway Modelling Summary:

N gauge is the most rapidly expanding of all the model railway formats and if you want to take advantage of its huge potential, then this is the book for you. The author explains exactly what N gauge is, its history, its advantages and some of its possible disadvantages. He begins with a train set and progresses through choosing a prototype and designing a layout, to a practical demonstration of how to build a baseboard, to designs for open-topped baseboards and fiddle yards. Tells you all you need to know about the different track products that are available and the differences between sectional and flexible track. Provides detailed, yet easily understandable, descriptions of how to lay track, cut it to size, join it, and connect it between baseboards. Explains the terminology of turnouts and the different ways to operate them. Explores the differences between DC and DCC control, and how to get power to the track. Considers wiring for turnouts and isolation sections. Discusses all the types of ballasting and presents comprehensive advice on how to apply and fix loose ballast. Examines ready-to-run rolling stock available in N gauge as well as kit building and conversion of locomotives to DCC. Provides guidance on couplers, from the traditional types to the latest designs such as knuckle couplers and close coupling mechanisms. Covers modelling the railway infrastructure, such as platforms and signal boxes, how to make realistic rural and urban scenery, and how to bring your layout to life by adding details such as people, road vehicles and signs. Lavishly illustrated with 285 colour photographs and 20 diagrams.

Basic Model Railroading Book
Score: 4
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Basic Model Railroading


  • Author : Kent J. Johnson
  • Publisher : Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN 10 : 0890243344
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 14,7 Mb

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Basic Model Railroading Summary:

You'll appreciate the simple tips and techniques, detailed photos, diagrams, and drawings provided by the editors of Model Railroader magazine. Includes information on locomotive maintenance, painting and weathering, wiring, and much more.

Building a Model Railroad Step by Step Book

Building a Model Railroad Step by Step


  • Author : David Popp
  • Publisher : Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 115
  • ISBN 10 : 9780890246894
  • Total Read : 81
  • File Size : 17,7 Mb

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Building a Model Railroad Step by Step Summary:

"In this book, you'll learn how to choose a scale, work with available space, add sound and action with DCC decoders, plan for realistic operation, create detailed scenery, and make your railroad run right"--Cover, p. 4.

Model Railroading in Small Spaces Book

Model Railroading in Small Spaces


  • Author : Mat Chibbaro
  • Publisher : Kalmbach Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 95
  • ISBN 10 : 0890247722
  • Total Read : 76
  • File Size : 14,9 Mb

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Model Railroading in Small Spaces Summary:

"Living in a small space doesn't have to prevent you from building a model railroad. The second edition of Model Railroading in Small Spaces takes you step-by-step through the process of building several small layouts. You'll see layouts and modules that can be stored vertically thanks to folding legs and rolling carts. You'll also see several examples of how small layouts can be built as part of an end table, coffee table, or other piece of furniture" --P. [4] of cover.