Realistic Model Railroad Design. Your step-by-step guide to creating a unique operating layout.
Using photographs, illustrations, and a straightforward style, notable Model Railroader magazine author Tony Koester shows you how to make creative, plausible choices for the concept and construction of your next model railroad. Covers key topics like developing an entire model railroad theme, choosing a scale, integrating signature design elements into your track plan, and much more.
Contents:Freelancing-within limits, pp. 6-12;Prototype modeling, pp. 13-20;Plausibility, pp. 21-27;Considerations of time, pp. 28-34;Image and graphics, pp. 35-47;Creating a roster, pp. 48-56;Geography and scenery, pp. 57-66;Layout design: the visible parts, pp. 67-78;..and the invisible parts, pp. 79-85;Construction and maintenance, pp. 86-93;Crews and jobs, pp. 94-96.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 96 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., 150 Color photographs, 10 B&W photographs, 50 illustrations.