Modelling Goods Trains, Goods Sheds and Yards in the Steam Era - Terry BookerRamsbury: The Crowood Press, 2015, Paperback.
Condition: Near Fine. Small mark to the first blank otherwise a very well presented copy.
Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Diagrams; Colour frontispiece; List of sources;
From the cover: “This wide-ranging book, written by an experienced railway modeller, demonstrates how, with a little patience, you can produce accurate and realistic models of goods trains, sheds, and yards. Containing over 240 colour and black-and-white photographs, this invaluable volume is brimming with helpful tips and advice. It presents detailed step-by-step projects and covers basic card-kit building, ‘kit bashing’ and scratch-building. Written in an easily understandable style, this fascinating work is aimed at all those railway modellers who wish to authentically replicate the way goods were moved and handled on Britain’s railways during the steam era.
- Covers the simple tools and materials that are required
- Packed with information about steam-era goods workings and how to recreate them on a layout
- Shows the reader how a typical goods yard operated and how it should be constructed
- Demonstrates how to detail, improve, modify and achieve the best results from card kits
- Examines the growing appeal of ‘download’ kits
- Shows the modeller how to improve the appearance and reliability of goods rolling stock
- Contains many money-saving suggestions and is consistently cost-conscious throughout