“The Model Railroading Handbook” subtitled ” HO, N, O, S, TT Scale Model Railroads” by Robert Schleicher. Included are Volumes One, Two and Three in the series, as well as a bonus book – “The HO Model Railroading Handbook. These were all published back in the 1970’s, they are soft covers measuring 8½ x 11 inches. They are in fair to good used condition with wear including some water stains, the pages are clean and unmarked.
These explain proven techniques for constructing locomotives, rolling stock, benchwork, and trackwork with operational realism and creating detailed scenery for HO, N, O, S, and TT scale models. Introduces model making tools and techniques and shows how to plan a track layout, build a realistic landscape, and create miniature buildings. Explanations are clear and examples are detailed, numerous pictures are used to aid in understanding. The layouts presented are well thought out and any of them would be fun to build and operate. In the hand laid track section, a lot of the information is non scale specific, so what ever subject is being covered applies to all scales. If you don’t have the funds to spend on modern DCC equipment, and want to do things old school way, this book is for you!
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