Master Railroad Builder

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"The sold out book by Steve Booth. This is a must have for the live steam railroading hobbyist!"

  • Author Steve Booth
  • Hardcover: 353 pages
  • Publisher: Paragon Productions; First Edition edition (1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 094117803X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0941178037


Fascinating and extremely useful book on how to build, operate and maintain a live steam railroad, based on the experience of hundreds of hobbyists. Covers choosing scale and gauge, narrow gauge, diesel designs, construction of a steam locomotive, rolling stock, the proper track, bridges and tunnels, structures, signals and communications, and traffic control for your railroad. The book provides technical guidance but also shows you the lovely finished products, including Walt Disney's line. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and diagrams as well as some color photos. With bibliography. 353 pages with index.