Railways in your Garden
Garden railways have seen a major revival in recent years, as more and more people have come to recognise that building a model railway in the garden is one of the most satisfying and diverse hobbies it is possible to find. An outdoor railway in a pleasing garden setting can be an activity involving all the family as well as a joy to contemplate.
There has long been a need for an up-to-date introduction to the hobby. Railways in Your Garden has been devised to meet this demand by providing a general source and reference work into which readers can dip, as their knowledge and layouts grow, for advice, information and enjoyment. The emphasis is on what have become known as the scenic scales - G scale and 16mm - and on lines integrated with their surroundings.
Compiled by a team of expert garden railway modellers, the text looks at such subjects as planning, construction, trackwork, steam, battery and electric motive power, as well as suitable plants. The numerous photographs, including many in colour, give visual inspiration on how to create or develop your own garden railway -probably the closest you can come to the real thing!
Hardback, 80 pages, black & white and colour photographs
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