Best of John Armstrong vol. 1: Room-size track plans of the 1950s

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Learn some of John Armstrong’s amazing track-planning secrets, many of which we take for granted today. 7 articles. 32 pages.
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This series of track plan articles comes from the 1952- and 1953-issues of Model Railroader, and covers some of John Armstrong’s earliest work in the magazine. The seven articles include many of John’s important design concepts, and include a explanations of key layout features such as such as point-to-point operation, junctions, division points, and the need for hidden staging. (32 pages. 10 MB)

Here are the track plans included in this set:

  • Harper's Ferry Vignette
  • Operating the Allegheny & Lake Erie
  • Point-to-Point Operation
  • Division Points
  • Rumpus Room Railroad
  • Two-in-One Railroads
  • Prairie Problems
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