Basic Trackwork for Model Railroaders: The Complete Photo Guide

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Kalmbach Publishing, Co., 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 88 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction
5
Roadbed
15
Sectional track
21
Laying flextrack
33
Turnouts
41
Crossings and other special trackwork
55
Painting track
61
Ballasting and detailing track
67
Appendix
78
Suppliers and manufacturers
86
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Jeff Wilson is a former staff member of "Tricycle: The Buddhist Review," the widest-read Buddhist magazine in the United States. He lives in Queens, New York.
Mike Taylor's cartoons have appeared in "Tricycle: The Buddhist Review" and the book "Buddha Laughing,"

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