Freeze time with a model train layout
Modeling the '50s: The Glory Years of Rail
teaches modelers how to recreate a realistic railroad from this era.
January 25, 2008
|Waukesha, Wis. -- Model railroading lets readers mimic a fantastic time in their layouts with Modeling the '50s: The Glory Years of Rail. This compilation of articles published in Model Railroader magazine will take modelers back to rock 'n' roll, drive-in movies, "I like Ike," and steam's last run.|
Modeling the '50s: The Glory Years of Rail is a must-have, handy volume providing historical information and photos covering steam and diesel locomotives, freight cars, passenger equipment, and trackside details.
This book offers modelers a detailed guide to recreating accurate prototype details from the glory years of rail, and presents how-to information on weathering cars and locomotives, detailing passenger trains, setting the scene with signs and billboards, and even making an orange grove.
Modeling the '50s: The Glory Years of Rail is available in bookstores and direct from Kalmbach Publishing Co. for $19.95. To order the book direct, call (800) 533-6644, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Central Standard Time or on the Web at www.KalmbachBooks.com.
Kalmbach Publishing Co. publishes Model Railroader, the world's most popular model railroading magazine.