[Epub] Early Railways: A Guide for the Modeller By Stephen Weston;Peter Chatham – Reliableradio.co.uk

Early Railways: A Guide for the Modeller Early Railways, A Guide For The Modeler Will Encourage And Support The Modeling Of The Earliest Period Of Railway History, From The Very Beginnings Of Steam Traction At The Start Of The Nineteenth Century, Up To About A Period Which For British Modelers Has Scarcely Been Covered In Book Form Over These Few Decades The Railways Evolved From Something Which At The Start Was Markedly Different, Into A Scene That Any Present Day Railwayman Would RecognizeIt Is A Time With Much To Commend It From A Modelers Point Of View The Trains Were Much Shorter And Therefore Easier To Fit Into The Limited Space Most Of Us Have Available As, Correspondingly, Were The Station Layouts, Especially At The Beginning Of The Period Modeled At Mm To The Foot Scale, A Modern Steam Express Would Need At Least Or Feet In Length And A Minimum Curve Radius Of Feet, Whereas An Express Of A Loco And A Dozen Carriages Might Be No Than About Feet Long And, Behind The Scenes At Least, Able To Take Curves Of No Than Or Feet Radius, As Well As Being Able To Instantly Catch The Eye Of The Viewer

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