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Description - Modelling Railways in 0 Gauge by John Emerson

0 gauge (scale 7mm to the foot) is the 'senior scale' and it has existed for almost as long as the hobby of railway modelling itself. With the advent of high-quality ready-to-run 0 gauge locomotives and rolling stock, it is enjoying a huge surge in popularity. This fascinating book is an essential guide to 0 gauge modelling skills, techniques, modelling suppliers and services. Considers the history and the benefits of 0 gauge Discusses the various prototypical gauges that can be successfully modelled in 0 gauge Examines making a start in this gauge and practical layout planning Shows the modeller how to successfully create scenery and model buildings Covers the choice of locomotives, coaches and wagons Demonstrates how to achieve an authentic lineside look Contains a wealth of information, advice and tips John Emerson has had a lifelong interest in railways and railway modelling. In the 1980s, he began to write articles for the railway modelling press and produced the regular 'Lineside Look' illustrated column in Model Rail. He went on to have a seventeen-year association with British Railway Modelling and became the magazine's editor. John has built several model railway layouts including the highly acclaimed Hayley Mills. However, his most well-known layout is his large 0 gauge exhibition layout, Gifford Street, which remained on the show circuit for several years. He now runs his own model-making and metal casting business in Lincolnshire. SELLING POINTS: 0 gauge - the 'senior scale' - has been around for almost as long as the hobby of railway modelling. With the advent of high quality r-t-r locomotives and rolling stock - 0 gauge is enjoying a huge surge in popularity. This new book will be essential reading for all those about to start 0 gauge modelling as well as those more experienced who wish to improve their modelling skills. John Emerson has had a lifelong interest in railways and railway modelling and runs his own model-making business. 262 colour images

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781785002540
ISBN-10: 1785002546
Format: Paperback / softback
(246mm x 189mm x 14mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Emerson

John Emerson has had a lifelong interest in railways and railway modelling. In the 1980s, he began to write articles for the railway modelling press and produced the regular 'Lineside Look' illustrated column in Model Rail. He went on to have a seventeen-year association with British Railway Modelling and became the magazine's editor. John has built several model railway layouts including the highly acclaimed Hayley Mills. However, his most well known layout is his large 0 gauge exhibition layout, Gifford Street, which remained on the show circuit for several years. He now runs his own model-making and metal casting business in Lincolnshire.

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