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Designing and Building Fiddle Yards: A Complete Guide for Railway Modellers

Bardsley, Richard

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ISBN 10: 1847978169 / ISBN 13: 9781847978165
Published by The Crowood Press UK
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Suitable for all those railway modellers who are considering building a fiddle yard, this book defines what a fiddle yard is in terms of operational variety, storage and swapping trains. It demonstrates how a fiddle yard can be integrated into a model railway layout. Num Pages: 192 pages, 141 colour photographs 59 diagrams. BIC Classification: WDHR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 190 x 9. Weight in Grams: 450. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781847978165

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Title: Designing and Building Fiddle Yards: A ...

Publisher: The Crowood Press UK

Binding: Soft cover

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This invaluable, well-illustrated book is essential reading for all those railway modelers who are considering building a fiddle yard. The fiddle yard is a train storage area for locomotives and rolling stock that often remains out of view. For the modeler, it represents the 'rest of the railway network' and it is essential for layouts as it is somewhere for trains to 'come from' and somewhere for trains to 'go to'.

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Richard Bardsley is an experienced small-layout builder in N gauge and 00 gauge, and several of his model railways have been exhibited at shows. He has written over fifty articles in the model railway press, many of which have dealt with designing and planning small-space layouts. For over twelve years Richard has been the editor of the bimonthly N Gauge Society Journal, as well as being a member of the Society's management committee. He demonstrates and promotes N gauge model railways at shows and also designs and produces his nown N gauge wagons kits.

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