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Building City Scenery for Your Model Railroad

 

Author:

John Pryke

Publisher:

Kalmbach Publishing Co.

Published:

2000

ISBN:

0-89024-343-3

Pages:

96

Type:

softbound

This book focuses mostly on the extension that John added to his layout to provide additional switching tasks during operating sessions. The extension features dense city railroading, including tracks in road surfaces.

Chapter

Page

Title / Description

4

Preface

5

Introduction: How a City Grows

1

8

The Primary Elements of Model Railroad City Scenery

2

18

The City as a Backdrop

3

30

The City as a Scenic Module

4

42

The Urban Railroad

5

60

Detailing City Structures

6

78

Cars, Trucks, People, and Junk

7

88

Updating Your City

95

Appendix: List of Manufacturers Making Urban Scenery
Indicates for which scales the manufacturer makes items.