"Scale Model Railroading" was written by Leslie T. White and published by Castle Books. Copyrighted 1964, this book is for the beginner and veteran model train enthusiasts alike. The comprehensive guide is compiled by a master model train builder. From sound trackwork and a well-designed electrical system to methods and materials for the constructions of a model train layout, Mr. White gives great detail and extensive illustrations and photographs for reference. The book is illustrated with 96 photographs and diagrams of projects. Included are many little-known hints on fashioning scenery and creating special effects. Details about assembling, detailing and operating locomotive, freight and passenger cars as well as trolleys and narrow-guauge railroads are described throughout this vintage model railroad hobby book. Diagrams giving detailed information about various model guages as well as HO train manufacturers is provided.
The hard cover book is complete with its dust jacket and is in very good vintage condition. The miniature railroad book has blue board covers and is 192 pages in length. The pages are clean and the binding tight. The dust jacket has some mild scuffing and a small crease along the cover's bottom edge. There is some minor bumping at the corners and a very small tear at the spine. The book measures approximately 10 1/2 inches tall and 7 1/4 inches wide and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
An informative and wonderful reference book for any miniature railroad hobbyist or perfect as a Father's Day or train collector's gift.
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