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Book Review


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With so many books available at your local hobby shop, (We entered more than 70 into this list with our first compilation) weeding out the useful ones from the duds can be a daunting task.  It is our hope that you will be able to use this area to find the types of information that your interested in.

N Scale Railroading: Getting Started in the Hobby, Second Edition
by Martin McGuirk

There have been numerous advances in N scale railroading since the first edition of this book, and the author addresses them all, from track to train control. He takes beginners through step-by-step chapters that show them how to build and operate a complete N scale 4 x 8-foot railroad based on his Androscoggin Central, an interesting and challenging New England railroad.

Nine N Scale Railroads
by Atlas Model Railroad

To help you get started building a layout that's right for you, Atlas offers layout instruction books for beginner, intermediate and advanced model railroaders. This book is for intermediate to advanced model railroaders. It offers nine N scale layout plans and step by step instructions on building a layout table, laying down roadbed and track and wiring and scenery techniques. 56 pages.

N Scale Model Railroading: Getting Started in the Hobby
by Marty McGuirk

Learn what makes N scale unique in everything from bench work to realistic scenery. Colorful photos and illustrations guide beginners as well as more experienced modelers who are making the transition from a different scale. The only comprehensive N scale guide available.

N Scale Model Railroading
by Robert Schleicher

N Scale railroading packs a lot of realistic action in a small space. In this resource guide, veteran author Robert Schleicher has included step-by-step instructions for building tabletop empires, a troubleshooting section, and "Dos and Don'ts" charts to help make problem solving simple.

N Scale Model Railroad That Grows - Step By Step Instructions for Building Your First N Scale Layout
by Kent Wood and Rick LaBan

Shows how to build an N scale railroad in a few easy steps. Includes instructions on constructing framework, laying track, building scenery, and assembling structures that result in an outstanding layout. Author: Kent Wood, Ric LaBan Perfect-bound soft cover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 96 pages; 150 black and white photos; 35 color photos; 30 illustrations; TCA Grade: C-10,

Beginner's Guide to N Scale Model Railroading: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started (Model Railroad Handbook)
by Russ Larson



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