Model Railroader #12827 - How to Design A Model Railroad - Softcover, 144 Pages
How to Design a Model Railroad from Kalmbach helps modelers answer questions about planning a layout regardless of their skill level. How much is aisle space needed? How deep can benchwork be? What's an excellent minimum radius for curves? How do I best use yards and staging tracks? Authored by noted modeler Lance Mindheim, this informative book will get you from the daydreaming stage to designing and building a model railroad.
How to Design a Model Railroad will help you transform your basic ideas of what you want in a model railroad into a workable, realistic track plan and overall layout design that you can then build. This is a hands-on guide to drawing and designing a model railroad that will fit the available space and result in a realistic layout. It will also help you avoid common pitfalls and confidently guide you from the design to the construction phase! How to Design a Model Railroad is one of many Kalmbach model railroading how-to books.