Basic Trackwork for Model Railroaders: The Complete Photo Guide
Using a step-by-step photographic approach, this book offers proven, easy-to-follow techniques for fitting the roadbed, laying sectional or flexible track, and finishing your trackwork with lineside details. Also covers installing turnouts, cleaning and maintaining trackwork, and other special techniques suitable for a layout of any size or scale. Perfect for beginning or intermediate model railroaders.
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