My Library - Magazine Articles By Robert J. Lutz

Bookshelf Railroads Part 1

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1977-01
Page:
53
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:
The author introduces the concept of building shelf layouts that can be mounted to normal hardware standards that hold regular book shelves. This installment includes the types of materials that can be used for the construction, what types of modules that can be built, and how to build a track plan around this approach. An exploded view of the components that make up a typical module is also included.

Bookshelf Railroads Part 2

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1977-02
Page:
95
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:
This installment covers how to mount the module to the wall, how to build the frames, how to build corner modules, installing the background panel, the roadbed, risers, riverbeds, front panels, how to install the modules to the wall, and how to integrate poster board backgrounds.