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Building A Ready-To-Run Model Railroad (Model Railroader's How-To Guides)

Featuring off-the-shelf trackwork and ready-to-run trains, this guide is perfect for you if you re a beginning or intermediate hobbyist. Adding basic scenery, structures, and details to the layout has never been easier, and can easily be completed during spare hours. The book features layout construction, effort-saving ideas and more, bringing trackwork, scenery, operation, structures, and trains together.

Age Range: 8 and up

Series: Model Railroader's How-To Guides

Paperback: 96 pages

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Company (December 30, 2008)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0890247404

ISBN-13: 978-0890247402

Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 8.1 x 0.2 inches

Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Model railroading is an enduringly popular hobby and pastime. Kalmbach Publishing is a premier publisher of instructional reference books for the model railroading enthusiast and one of their newest titles is Jeff Wilson's "Building A Ready-To-Run Model Railroad" which is a compilation of illustrated, step-by-step instructions specifically designed to enable the novice model railroad builder to create simple benchwork and design a track plan; create scenery with grass, trees, and more; assemble structure kits; add such realistic embellishments as roads, signs, and vehicles; select trains and get them quickly operational for a full-bodied model railroading experience. With the emphasis on utilizing 'off-the-shelf' components for a quick and easy layout, and featuring a thoroughly 'user friendly' text illustrated with more than 200 photos and diagrams, "Building A Ready-To-Run Model Railroad" is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to engage in this entertaining hobby.


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