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Small, Smart & Practical Track Plans
by Iain Rice

Part #KAL-12229 N Scale Supply Price:sold out

Complete layout designs for
HO and N scale model railroads

So you think you don't have enough space to build a truly interesting realistic model railroad? Well, you need only open the pages of this book to find a number of innovative layout designs that require a relatively small amount of space, time, and money.
Inside Small, Smart & Practical Track Plans, you'll find a variety of layout designs that were developed from the author's palette of unique, space-saving concepts. In addition to the detailed, watercolor track plan and perspective drawings, each layout design includes information about layout specifications, prototype railroad data, and suggestions for appropriate motive power, rolling stock, structures, and scenery.
Even if your particular space or taste doesn't correspond exactly with one of these layout design, Small, Smart & Practical Track Plans is full of ideas and advice for designing a layout that will best suit your space and model railroading interests.
Chapter 1 The Small Layout
Chapter 2 Designing a Small and Smart Layout
Chapter 3 Practical Design Solutions for Small Layouts
Chapter 4 Small, Smart, and Practical Track Plans
Hollow Run Railroad: Sit in the Middle of the Action
Mount Galena Mines Railroad: The 4X8 Split
Industrial Switching Lines: Three Sectored Industrial Switching Layouts
Waterside Yard: A Generic Yard for a Small Layout
Coalport, Maryland, 1941: The End of an Era
Juniata Iron & Steel: A Simple Railroad from a Simpler Time
The Cherry-Picked New England: A Slice-of-Life Layout
The Norfolk & Western's Abington Branch: Mixed Train Daily
Union Terminal: Big City Railroading in Limited Space
CC Tower: Heavy Traffic at the Carbon Crystal Crossing
East Suffolk Railroad: The Short Line on a Shelf
Okehampton: An Eastern Oval
Charteris, Nebraska, CB&Q: A Stub-End Branchline Terminal on the High Prairie
The Linked-up Logger: A Layout Divided is a Room United
Last Train to Lake Wobegon: A Larger Single-Location Layout

8-1/4" x 10-3/4"; 80 pages; 20 Black & White photos; 55 Illustrations; Soft Cover

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