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Realistic Model Railroad Operation: How to Run Your Trains Like the Real Thing

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Make your railroad more true-to-life -- and interesting -- by adopting realistic operation principles. Covers the history, practice, terminology, and benefits of operating realistically. Guides you through the steps leading to realistic operation, and includes pictorial examples of working model railroads and realistic operating sessions.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 1st 2002 by Kalmbach Publishing Company
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Steven
Jun 24, 2012 Steven rated it liked it
This is a good reference book aimed at people who want to introduce more realism to their model train layouts than just having their trains endlessly, automatically, running without interruption along a loop of track. And it does a fairly good job of accomplishing that goal.

I thought the book was well written overall, and informative in many spots. However, I also thought it was aimed at a very specific audience. Although the author starts out writing to the beginner and has a "quick-start" chap
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