Books

A Beginner's Guide to Creative Effects for your Model Railroad

$16.99ITEM: 116-12050

A Beginner's Guide to Creative Effects for your Model Railroad from A-Line contains 200 pages of text with hundreds of black and white photos covering the subject matter very well. The book is an excellent tool for taking a new, planned or existing layout to a more creative level. A model railroad should be more than running trains on track! From the electrical primer chapter to wiring, lighting, animation, sound, scenery, theatrical, operating effects and finally a source guide this book is loaded with tips and techniques. The Beginner's Guide to Creative Effects for your Model Railroad is an important how-to book for your library that you will refer to over and over again. Softcover, 200 Pages.

Walthers 2019 Reference Book

$17.99ITEM: 913-219P

A must-have for any modeling library or workbench, the print edition of Walthers 2019 HO, N & Z Reference Book brings you all the great content you're accustomed to including:  Hundreds of pages of product information, photos and more!
All-new Magic of Model Railroading photos, Free sign sheet to help detail your layout, Coupon for 20% off a Walthers Cornerstone kit.  Great content for new modelers as well as seasoned pros, New products and vendors added.
Get instant hobby information on the go with the new digital edition, availble for the first time this year through the Walthers mobile app! A page for page version of the print book, it includes extra value added content on each section intro page and other "digital only" content that includes: New modeling articles for ideas and inspiration, Video and rich media
Direct links to products on walthers.com for easy ordering.

Atlas Model Railroad Beginner's Guide to HO Model RailRoading

$7.99ITEM: ATLZ0009

Atlas Model Railroad ATL9 9 Beginner's Guide to HO Model RailRoading. Success Starts Here!! Open this book and enter the world of ATLAS--the thoughtful model railroader's choice for quality, value and performance. UPC: 732573000094.

Kalmbach Publishing Softcover Book Modern Freight Cars

$19.99ITEM: KAL12813

Modern Freight Cars, a new book by Jeff Wilson, provides an overview of freight cars from the 1960s through today. This is an essential guide for model railroaders who model the 1960s through today, as well as railfans and freight train enthusiasts. The book features more than 200 photos and covers various types of cars, including boxcars, hoppers, and gondolas, and how they evolved, as well as new car types, including intermodal cars and 89-foot auto tracks.
The book also gives a deeper look into how different industries use freight cars, when cars entered service, and the dates when rules and restrictions took place.