The Big Book Of Lionel: The Complete Guide to Owning and Running America's Favorite Toy Trains

by Robert Schleicher

MBI Publishing Company | November 21, 2004 | Trade Paperback |

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An illustrated treasury for Lionel enthusiasts. Highlights include an overview of product development, 20 track plans for the floor and tabletop, advice on building scenery and structures, wiring and track how-to, help in choosing locomotives and freight or passenger operations, maintenance and restoration tips and techniques, and instructions for all kinds of prototypes. - Hobby Merchandiser, September 2004Author and hobby veteran Robert Schleicher presents an illustrated treasury of practical advice for the Lionel enthusiast. Included in this volume are: an overview of product development, track plans for the floor and tabletop, advice on building scenery and structures, wiring and track how-to, help in choosing steam or diesel locomotives and freight or passenger operations, maintenance and restoration tips techniques, and instructions for operations that best emulate prototype railroads.Officially Licensed by Lionel- Only comprehensive, hands-on Lionel book to take technological developments of the last decade into consideration.- Schleicher''s previous Lionel Train Book was published by Lionel in 1986 and has sold an estimated 20,000 copies LTD.- All techniques and topics discussed are fully illustrated.- 2004 will mark the 25th anniversary of General Mills'' resuscitation of the Lionel name.About the AuthorBob Schleicher of Niwot, Colorado, is a veteran hobby industry writer and publisher, and the author of several MBI titles, most recently 101 Projects for Your Model Railroad and Slot Car Bible.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 Pages, 7.87 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: November 21, 2004

Publisher: MBI Publishing Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0760318263

ISBN - 13: 9780760318263

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The Big Book Of Lionel: The Complete Guide to Owning and Running America's Favorite Toy Trains

The Big Book Of Lionel: The Complete Guide to Owning and Running America's Favorite Toy Trains

by Robert Schleicher

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 Pages, 7.87 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: November 21, 2004

Publisher: MBI Publishing Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0760318263

ISBN - 13: 9780760318263

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An illustrated treasury for Lionel enthusiasts. Highlights include an overview of product development, 20 track plans for the floor and tabletop, advice on building scenery and structures, wiring and track how-to, help in choosing locomotives and freight or passenger operations, maintenance and restoration tips and techniques, and instructions for all kinds of prototypes. - Hobby Merchandiser, September 2004Author and hobby veteran Robert Schleicher presents an illustrated treasury of practical advice for the Lionel enthusiast. Included in this volume are: an overview of product development, track plans for the floor and tabletop, advice on building scenery and structures, wiring and track how-to, help in choosing steam or diesel locomotives and freight or passenger operations, maintenance and restoration tips techniques, and instructions for operations that best emulate prototype railroads.Officially Licensed by Lionel- Only comprehensive, hands-on Lionel book to take technological developments of the last decade into consideration.- Schleicher''s previous Lionel Train Book was published by Lionel in 1986 and has sold an estimated 20,000 copies LTD.- All techniques and topics discussed are fully illustrated.- 2004 will mark the 25th anniversary of General Mills'' resuscitation of the Lionel name.About the AuthorBob Schleicher of Niwot, Colorado, is a veteran hobby industry writer and publisher, and the author of several MBI titles, most recently 101 Projects for Your Model Railroad and Slot Car Bible.

About the Author

Robert Schleicher has been writing best-selling hobby books for nearly 40 years, and is the author of several previous MBI titles, including TheSlot Car Bible, The Big Book of Lionel, and How to Build and Fly Electric Model Aircraft.

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The Villager, official newsletter of the Plasticville Collectors Association, November 2005 (circ. unavailable)
“If you do not have a book covering the basics of creating a model railroad layout or one on maintaining and operating your trains in your library you may wish to consider purchasing this one."
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