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.
Ch. 1: N scale basics, pp. 4-9;
Ch. 2: Planning your railroad, pp. 10-21;
Ch. 3: Benchwork, pp. 22-27;
Ch. 4: Basics of track, pp. 28-35;
Ch. 5: Wiring and train control, pp. 36-41;
Ch. 6: Locomotives, 42-49;
Ch. 7: Rolling stock and couplers, 50-59;
Ch. 8: Structures: Models that don't roll, pp. 60-67;
Ch. 9: Meet the Androscoggin Central, pp. 68-71;
Ch. 10: Getting trains running, pp. 72-83;
Ch. 11: Adding scenery and details, pp. 84-96.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 96 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., Color photographs and illustrations.