KALMBACH The DCC Guide - Second Edition Description:
This comprehensive guide helps modelers get the most out of DCC with diagrams and photos showing how DCC works, from wiring to installing decoders in locomotives. This book presents an overview of the product lines available and helps modelers select the right system for their plans.
Author: Don Fiehmann
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Color photos: 85
Our Price: $19.99
BASIC PAINT/WEATHERING FOR R/R Description:
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HOW TO BUILD REALISTIC SCENE Description:
One of model railroading's best-known scenery modelers offers techniques for adding realism to a layout of any size or scale. This third edition of one of Kalmbach's top-sellers will attract modelers with contemporary images of diesel locomotives and urban settings, plus updates to Dave's trademark scenery “recipes.” Hundreds of photographs bring the techniques to life and make it easy for modelers to get started quickly.
Includes new chapters on Western scenery and desert modeling, and city scenery and urban settings
Ideal for beginning, intermediate, and advanced modelers planning a layout
Author: Dave Frary
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Color photos: 300
Black & White photos: 150
Atlas O 6008 Thirty-Six O Scale Layout Track Plans Description:
Atlas O 3-Rail 21st Century Track System(TM) track is designed to have the look of North American prototype trackage. Sections feature Code 148 solid nickel silver rail, blackened center rail, scale-sized ties with accurate tie plate, spike and bolt detail; a snap-lock system that securely holds the track sections together and ensures exact alignment and detailed rail joiners. The dark brown (or concrete-colored as specified) injection-molded tie strip has a special UV additive designed for both indoor and outdoor use. Flex-track is also part of the line offering you the opportunity for completely prototypical track planning. Perfect for use with all 3-rail O gauge trains. This track is part of the complete 3-rail and 2-rail AtlasO 21st Century Track System.
Our Price: $9.95
KALMBACH Painting Backdrops for your Model Railroad Description:
By Mike Danneman
From the Model Railroader's How-To Guide
Select the proper paints and supplies
Create a city or town backdrop
Pain desert, mountain, and rural scenes
Add clouds to the scene
Blend the backdrop with layout scenery
Over 200 photos
Our Price: $18.95
KALMBACH Realistic Layouts: Use the Art of Illusion to Model Description:
Do you want to take your modeling to the next level? With Realistic Layouts you'll learn how to blend various elements so they all work together to create a feeling that your models are part of - and connected to - the real world.
This book features:
How to apply different techniques and ideas to your layout in order to improve realism.
Many techniques including creating realistic backdrops and blending them with scenery, integration of structures, using bridges to suggest changes in elevation, using mirrors to expand apparent space, and much more.
Outstanding model railroad photography and a variety of layouts.
Author: C.J. Riley
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Our Price: $21.99
Track Plans for Lionel FasTrack Description:
FasTrack is the leading track choice for Lionel train operators, and its track plans are in high demand. Featuring 25 mostly small and mid-sized plans designed specifically for FasTrack, this collection is gathered from the pages of Classic Toy Trains magazine and also includes several new plans, a brief overview of FasTrack, and track-planning tips.
Our Price: $14.99
Model Railroader’s Guide to Mountain Railroading Description:
With its dramatic scenery and challenging operations, mountain railroading is an appealing theme that crosses many regions and all eras. Respected author Tony Koester offers insight into layout and track planning, and compares narrow gauge with standard gauge railroads. Essential advice on achieving realistic mountain operation is included, along with tips for working relevant scenery into the layout.
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Wiring Your Model Railroad Description:
If model railroaders could own one book about wiring, this would be the best choice. In Wiring Your Model Railroad, Larry Puckett provides a helpful overview of all things wiring, including traditional wiring and DCC. This is the first wiring book any modeler should buy, and it’s a useful reference guide for experienced modelers. Most importantly, it is the first book any publisher has released on this topic in 15 years. So, it’s the most current and reliable source of model railroad wiring information you’ll find anywhere.
This is the 1901-2008 Edition Pocket Price Guide for Lionel Trains.
Our Price: $17.95
Build A Better Toy Train Layout Description:
When you think of a “better“ toy train layout, what comes tp mind? Everyone‘s got an idea of what makes a layout better - how do you decide what‘s right for you? This book contains easy-to-follow advice which includes inventive ways to mix rolling stock and accessories of different scales, innovative solutions for cleaning and maintaining track, and creative ideas for unique scenery and details.