A Model Railroader's Guide to Mountain Railroading


Brand: Kalmbach Publishing

Part #: kal 12462


  • Choose the correct locomotives and rolling stock for realistic mountain railroad operation
  • Learn how to model a forested mountainside, bridges, rock outcroppings and more
  • Study dozens of existing mountain layout photos for inspiration
  • 96 pages
  • 150 color photos
  • 8.25 x 10.75 in


With its dramatic scenery and challenging operations, mountain railroading is an appealing theme that crosses many regions and all eras. Respected author Tony Koester offers insight into layout and track planning, and compares narrow gauge with standard gauge railroads. Essential advice on achieving realistic mountain operation is included, along with tips for working relevant scenery into the layout.

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