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General News for Kalmbach Publishing Co. added 11/03/2018
Product:
Christmas and Electric Trains
Manufacturer:
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Category:
Periodicals
Price:
$12.99
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call, or come by the store
Added to Website:
11/03/2018
Notes:

Christmas and Electric Trains, an all-new special issue from Classic Toy Trains magazine, recalls the joys of Christmases past through holiday-themed layouts, iconic store displays, spectacular train sets, and readers' memories. This heartwarming edition includes:
- A mother and son's multi-level winter layout replete with steam and diesel locomotives in entertaining scenes.
- An O-gauge winter layout that showcases a grandfather's sizable collection of porcelain buildings.
- The latest (and greatest) under-the-tree layout from a husband and wife team, built with the help of their now adult children.
- Toy train Christmas memories of readers.
- Department store holiday displays.
- And much more!

Product:
Classic Trains: Mountain Railroads
Manufacturer:
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Category:
Periodicals
Price:
$12.99
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call, or come by the store
Added to Website:
11/03/2018
Notes:

Mountain Railroads, the latest special issue from Classic Trains, explores railroading's battle with gravity and geography, getting heavy trains up steep grades and safely descending them. This 124-page special edition features new and rare photos, detailed maps, and classic articles from Trains magazine, including:
- Horseshoe Curve in 1940
- Cajon Pass.
- 2-10-4 to Revelstoke, crossing of the Continental Divide.
- Snowbound Streamliner, people were marooned for 3 days in Donner Pass
- Saluda Grade
- And more!

Product:
Model Railroad Scenery
Manufacturer:
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Category:
Periodicals
Price:
$9.99
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call, or come by the store
Added to Website:
11/03/2018
Notes:

This "hands-on" special issue from Model Railroader magazine features easy-to-follow instructions, tips and techniques, material lists, color photos, and diagrams. Topics include:
- Modeling a scrapyard
- Building a highway overpass
- Creating rundown structures
- Detailing station scenes
- Constructing a backwoods scene
- Modifying and painting figures
- Weathering and stringing line poles
- And much more!

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