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Author Tisdale, David (Model railroad designer), author.

Title Modelling tunnels, embankments, walls and fences for model railways / David Tisdale.

Publication Info. Ramsbury, Marlborough : The Crowood Press, 2017.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  790 T613    ---  Available
Description 7-208 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Bibliography, page [204] and index.
Summary "Whether in a rural or urban setting, the addition of railway infrastructure can transform a train set into a railway layout. Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways demonstrates how to build these essential features and place them into a railway layout. It describes the unique challenges, techniques and materials for each element, and provides plenty of practical advice on how to realistically model these crucial aspects of a landscape. Topics include: incorporating topographical features into a layout, from planning to execution; the importance of baseboard construction and track laying when modelling a landscape; practical considerations and techniques for building tunnels; the use of vegetation, animals and small buildings to bring layouts to life and finally, the use of ready-to-plant items, and kit- and scratch-building techniques."--Publisher description.
Source PubPrim 04.2018 PARS
Subject Railroad tunnels -- Models -- Design and construction.
Earth dams -- Models -- Design and construction.
Railroads -- Models -- Design and construction.
Models and modelmaking.
ISBN 1785003283 (softcover)
9781785003288 (softcover)

 
    
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