seek realism in their layouts, the process can often be time-consuming.
Model Railroading from Prototype to Layout shows how to capture
the flavor of a real railroad without getting sidetracked by detail.
Using Tony Koesters expert advice before and during construction
of a layout, modelers can sharpen their focus, saving time, money,
and even space. Topics include choosing a prototype, setting the
time period, planning structures and scenes, selecting locomotives
and rolling stock, designing the layout, and planning rail operations.
great reference book to guide and inspire modelers of all levels
Shows how to take signature elements of a railroad and
adapt them to ones own layout
Written conversationally by one of the most respected names
in model railroading
Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 96 pages; 25 black and white photos;
200 color photos