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TRAINS : TRAIN BOOKS


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Part#: KAL12488
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
Pages: 88
Color photos: 85
Illustrations: 35


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Part#: KAL12484
BASIC PAINT/WEATHERING FOR R/R
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Part#: DLE93
1993 EDITION LOCOMOTIVE ROSTER
Description:

CLEARANCE ITEM ONLY ONE AVAILABLE

THE OFFICIAL LOCOMOTIVE ROSTERS AND NEWS 1993 EDITION.

RETAIL PRICE $11.95

 


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Part#: KAL12216
HOW TO BUILD REALISTIC SCENE
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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
Pages: 144
Color photos: 300
Black & White photos: 150
Illustrations: 20


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Part#: KAL108160
REPAIR/OPERATING MANUAL
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Part#: ATO6008
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.

Thirty-Six O Scale Layout Track Plans


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Part#: KAL12425
KALMBACH Painting Backdrops for your Model Railroad
Description:

By Mike Danneman

From the Model Railroader's How-To Guide

How To:

  • 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
  • 79 pages

 


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Part#: KAL12828
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
Pages: 96

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Part#: KAL108804
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.


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Part#: KAL12462
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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Part#: KAL12491
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.


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Part#: KAL108708
1901-2008 Edition Pocket Price Guide
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This is the 1901-2008 Edition Pocket Price Guide for Lionel Trains.


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