MODELLING THE GREAT WESTERN BRANCH LINES

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Modelling The Great Western Branch Lines

Author : Chris Ford
ISBN : 9781785005664
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 27.75 MB
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Modelling the Great Western Branch Lines is essential reading for all those who wish to build a model railway based on the branch lines of the Great Western Railway. The author guides the modeller through projects which are graded from simple to more advance. Each step is clearly described, explaining the techniques used and how alternative methods and materials could be employed. Topics covered include a historical overview of the subject; full listings of all tools and materials; a series of detailed model projects using the best of the currently available commercial model making products; an introduction to scratch-building lineside terms and, finally, suggestions as to how each project could be further developed. It is superbly illustrated with 234 colour and black & white photographs giving step-by-step techniques. Chris Ford has been a keen railway modeller since childhood; many of his model layouts feature in the model railway press.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Modelling Branch Lines

Author : David Wright
ISBN : 9781785000201
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 29.41 MB
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This comprehensive book is aimed at all those railway modellers who wish to create a realistic model of a branch line. First of all it examines the origins, developments and future of branch lines in Britain and then provides useful insights into how to select a suitable branch line to model. It discusses in detail how to create scenic realism and an appropriate setting for the model, with reference to the landscape, the infrastructure, the lineside and the use of authentic colour. Detailed information about a selection of several real, and some fictitious, branch lines are presented in order to inspire the modeller and help him to select a suitable subject to faithfully recreate. Finally, track plans and superb drawings of the whole scene are shown which provides the modeller with a visual intepretation of what the completed model should look like. Superbly illustrated with 71 drawings and diagrams and 307 digital colour and black & white photographs.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Modelling Tunnels Embankments Walls And Fences For Model Railways

Author : David Tisdale
ISBN : 9781785003295
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86.20 MB
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Whether in a rural or urban setting, the addition of railway infrastructure can transform a train set into a railway layout. Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways demonstrates how to build these essential features and place them into a railway layout. It describes the unique challenges, techniques and materials for each element, and provides plenty of practical advice on how to realistically model these crucial aspects of a landscape. Topics include: incorporating topographical features into a layout, from planning to execution; the importance of baseboard construction and track laying when modelling a landscape; practical considerations and techniques for building tunnels; the use of vegetation, animals and small buildings to bring layouts to life and finally, the use of ready-to-plant items, and kit- and scratch-building techniques. An essential guide to creating realistic infrastructure that will be of great interest to railway modellers who have progressed to the stage of making their own scenery and geographical features. Superbly illustrated with 330 colour photographs.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Modelling The Western Region

Author : John Emerson
ISBN : 9781785005282
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 49.75 MB
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The Western Region of British Railways has always held a special appeal for railway modellers. Formed in 1948, the Western Region carried on the traditions of The Great Western Railway more or less unchallenged until the regions were abolished in the 1990s. Modelling the Western Region provides all the advice you need to model your own railway layout based on this fascinating region and era. This book considers the historical background of the Western Region; it reviews available ready-to-run and kit-built steam and diesel motive power; explains Western Region signalling practice; discusses rolling stock typically used on the Western Region and, finally, provides practical suggestions for branch and main line layouts. An essential reference book, fully illustrated with 203 colour, 46 black and white photographs and 19 illustrations, for all modellers of all abilities and in any scale, who wish to model the Western Region.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Model Railways On A Budget

Author : Mike Lynch
ISBN : 9781785897115
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 44.2 MB
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Model Railways on a Budget details an eight-year journey into the fascinating world of railway modeling; from fumbling beginnings to a growing competence with layout design and construction.
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The Railway Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015058758932
Genre : Railroads
File Size : 39.21 MB
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Category: Railroads