Big Book of Lionel: Complete Guide to Owning & Running Americas Favorite Toy Trains
  • Big Book of Lionel: Complete Guide to Owning & Running Americas Favorite Toy Trains
  • Big Book of Lionel: Complete Guide to Owning & Running Americas Favorite Toy Trains

Big Book of Lionel: Complete Guide to Owning & Running Americas Favorite Toy Trains

by Robert Schleicher
     
 

In 1900, Joshua Lionel Cowen invented his first toy electric train, creating a popular new hobby in a nation expanding every day on real railroads. Within a few short years, Lionel layouts became a part of American living rooms at Christmastime. In this new officially licensed guide, veteran hobby industry writer Robert Schleicher presents an illustrated treasury of… See more details below

Overview

In 1900, Joshua Lionel Cowen invented his first toy electric train, creating a popular new hobby in a nation expanding every day on real railroads. Within a few short years, Lionel layouts became a part of American living rooms at Christmastime. In this new officially licensed guide, veteran hobby industry writer Robert Schleicher presents an illustrated treasury of practical advice for the year-round Lionel enthusiast, or for beginners who want to begin their own holiday tradition with a Lionel set under the tree. Contains comprehensive information for prototype railroads, including track plans for the floor and tabletop, advice for scenery and structures, tips for wiring and track how-to, maintenance and restoration techniques, and instructions for operations to best emulate a real train.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760321218
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
239
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.90(d)

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