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Traction Handbook for Model Railroads

$ 12.95

The updated Traction Handbook is a guide to typical North American prototype practice as well as modeling techniques, design, and construction of a model traction system. Veteran author Paul Mallery explains the differences between industrial, streetcar, interurban, rapid transit, and electric main line railroads. Extensively detailed chapters cover power distribution, trackwork, layout design, structures, signals and interlocking, cars and locomotives, electric control, and operation."