Garden Railway Basics

Kevin Strong
Item #12468

The most comprehensive introduction to the garden railroad hobby available today.
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Description
Make sure you have the most comprehensive introduction to the garden railroad hobby available today. Garden Railways’ popular columnist Kevin Strong has updated and compiled ten years of sage advice from the magazine into this must-have reference tool. Hobbyists will get all the building blocks they need to plan their layout, choose a power source, and construct and maintain a successful backyard empire.
Author: Kevin Strong
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 96
Color photos: 250
Author Bio
Kevin Strong writes the “Garden Railways Basics” column for Garden Railways magazine, and is a second-generation garden railroader.
Table of Contents
Introduction

1 Basic concepts
2 What makes them go
3 Advanced control systems
4 Planning your railroad
5 Prototype operations
6 Using tools
7 Laying track
8 Maintaining your trains
9 Proper track upkeep

Glossary
About the author
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