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.
Contents: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.