Time-Saving Techniques for Building Model Railroads

Tony Koester
Item #12817

Building a model railroad – especially a room- or basement-sized layout – takes a lot of time. In his new book, Tony Koester shares many invaluable time-saving tricks he’s learned over the decades as an accomplished modeler and author.


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Topics include:

  • Using LDEs (Layout Design Elements) with staging.
  • Efficient layout construction tips and techniques.
  • Time-effective methods to get a layout built and operating.
Author: Tony Koester
Size: 8.25" x 10.75"
Pages: 112
Illustrations: 175
Author Bio
Tony Koester has written books focusing on his lifelong hobby of model railroading. He has been the editor of Model Railroad Planning, a special annual issue of Model Railroader magazine, since its inception in 1995. He is a contributing editor to Model Railroader and served as the editor of Railroad Model Craftsman. Tony is hard at work on a multi-deck HO railroad that accurately depicts the Nickel Plate Road’s St. Louis Division as it appeared in 1954.
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