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“Work Extra: 15 Useful Tips for Model Railroaders”

by Dick Karnes is a collection of the author’s “Engineering Department” columns that appeared regularly in the 1:64 Modeling Guide magazine between 2006 and 2012, plus a bonus article previously unpublished.

Read the Table of Contents.


The tips and techniques presented in this e-book can be used by any modeler, regardless of their scale or gauge.


The author ‘s S scale New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad has appeared in several national model railroad publications, including NMRA Magazine/Scale Rails, 1:64 Modeling Guide and Railroad Model Craftsman.


38 pages with 37 photos and 13 illustrations.  ISBN: 978-0-9860504-0-4




“Commuter Operations for Model Railroads”

by Bob Nalbone, owner of RLN Publishing and president of The Model Railroad Club, Inc. in Union, New Jersey.


In this first-ever book devoted exclusively to modeling commuter operations, the author describes how to develop and implement a modest commuter service into a layout's overall operating scheme.  Three prototype examples are examined, as well as an overview of commuter operations on one of the most famous HO scale model railroads in the world.


Read the Introduction.


Both titles also available on CD/DVD.

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