Realistic Model Railroad Operation (Layout Design and Planning)
From Kalmbach Books 12480
Respected expert Tony Koester teaches modelers how real railroads operate trains and how to apply those methods to their own model railroads in this extensively updated edition. Learning about timetable-and-train-order operation, as well as how cars are switched, how yards function, how signals work, and more, provides an added dimension of realism and fun for modelers, keeping the hobby fresh and exciting.
Lou Sassi is a well-known modeler whose work has appeared in Model Railroader and Great Model Railroads, and has authored several books.