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Simple Model Railway Layouts: Big Ideas for Small Spaces Anon.

Simple Model Railway Layouts: Big Ideas for Small Spaces - Anon.

Kettering: Silver Link Publishing, 2008, Paperback.
Condition: Very Good.

Includes: Track plans; Line drawings; Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Diagrams;

From the cover: “First published more than 15 years ago, this book remains one of the most practical guides to small-space modelling for both newcomers to the hobby, who want to practice their skills on manageable layouts, and established modellers who are looking for fresh inspiration yet are limited for space.

This largely re-illustrated edition has introductory chapters on the basics of baseboard construction and track laying, then provides ten sample layouts on baseboards as small as 8ft by 1ft. These vary from the classic GWR branch-line terminus to a North American ‘shortline’ and rural French backwater, via a ‘blue diesel’ era layout in 00, a quarry in 009, and a fun ‘Rocky Mountain’ layout in N gauge.

Comprehensive guidance on scenic construction with many drawings and diagrams, as well as locomotive and rolling-stock choice, helps to bring even the smallest layout vividly to life. The aim is to demonstrate that small is beautiful, as well as being practical and, above all, enjoyable.”


Size: 9¼" x 6¾". In the Silver Link Library of Railway Modelling series. 144 pages.
£11.50
Simple Model Railway Layouts: Big Ideas for Small Spaces Anon.