Crafts & Hobbies

Weathering for Railway Modellers

Author: George Dent

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

View: 579

Once seen as a niche practice, the craft of weathering has now become firmly rooted in the railway modelling mainstream. Not simply a means of rendering models in layers of dirty paint, weathering involves a myriad of techniques aimed at improving realism, including distinctive surface textures, highlights and shading, burnishing and peeling paint finishes. The weathering process brings out the best in a model, making moulded relief or a lustrous livery really stand out. As well as replicating the real world more closely, weathering also helps a model to look at home within a scenic setting. Aimed at modellers of all abilities and eras, this book is an essential guide to creating the most realistic locomotives and rolling stock in any scale. It includes: a guide to tools, paints, washes, dry pigments and other innovative media; the correct techniques for model preparation; a wide range of techniques for wagons, carriages, locomotives and multiple units in any scale; how to replicate authentic surface textures and effects, from polished surfaces to corroded metal and worn timber; how to bring models to life with faded paintwork, peeling and chipped finishes and subtle highlights and shading; the secret to successful airbrushing. This book will be of great interest to railway modellers of varying abilities, particularly those interested in rolling stock and locomotives, and is fully illustrated with 660 colour photographs.
Transportation

Departmental Locomotives, Units and Coaching Stock

Author: Rich Mackin

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

View: 332

Rich Makin celebrates the unsung heroes of the railway network - departmental locomotives, units and coaching stock.

British Standard Specifications for Railway Rolling Stock Material, Vol. 2

Author: British Standards Institution

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 32

View: 554

Excerpt from British Standard Specifications for Railway Rolling Stock Material, Vol. 2: Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Tyres; Revised December, 1911 The Sectional Committee on Locomotives desire to place on record their appreciation of the services rendered by the Association of Railway Locomotive Engineers through their representatives on the Committee. In many instances, somewhat divergent opinions have had to be reconciled, and this has only been rendered possible by accepting the view that the Standard Specifications will be considered from time to time as occasion requires, and the Sectional Committee are desirous of making this point clear when submitting their Report. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Crafts & Hobbies

Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era

Author: Tony Wright

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 392

Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era follows the construction of an East Coast Main Line layout in 00 gauge, based on the Little Bytham prototype. Little Bytham, nestled in rural Lincolnshire, is the station nearest to where the fastest steam exploits in the country were achieved. Nearby, the Flying Scotsman became the first steam locomotive to reach 100 miles per hour, Papyrus broke the world speed record for a non-streamlined locomotive, and Mallard set the current world speed record for a steam locomotive. This practical guide escorts the reader through all aspects of constructing an East Coast Main Line layout and topics include baseboard construction, track laying and ballasting; wiring and making signals; modelling scenery, buildings, locomotives, carriages and wagons and how to plan an operation sequence.The book also covers research, planning and preparation; constructional procedures, methods and techniques applicable to all scales, gauges, and time periods, and is a practical guide to all aspects of constructing an East Coast Main Line layout. Lavishly illustrated with over 600 colour photographs including step-by-step sequences.
Business & Economics

Managing a Transport Business

Author: W.S. Barry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 206

View: 574

This book, first published in 1963, uses the framework of the author’s Fundamentals of Management for studying the management of transport undertakings.
Transportation

The Sixties Railway

Author: Greg Morse

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 64

View: 356

The decade when steam gave way to diesels on Britain’s railways is fondly remembered by thousands of baby boomers who are now Britain’s greatest train lovers.
Transportation

Express Trains

Author: Tim Bryan

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 64

View: 290

From the Golden Arrow Pullman Service to the Royal Scot and the Flying Scotsman, this book celebrates the most luxurious, fastest and most famous train services from the great age of steam.