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6 edition of America"s standard gauge electric trains found in the catalog.

America"s standard gauge electric trains

Peter H. Riddle ; foreword by Mike Wolf ; edited by Allan W. Miller and Gay Riddle.

by Peter Riddle

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Published by Antique Trader Books in Norfolk, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lionel Corporation.,
  • Railroads -- Models.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMiller, Alllan W., Riddle, Gay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF197 .R4868 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL393733M
    ISBN 100930625226
    LC Control Number98071062
    OCLC/WorldCa40433841

      The S gauge books are still easily found and reprinted, but not the books on the prewar O gauge trains and Wide Gauge trains. Knowing how well the Lionel books in this series were done, I expected the same from this American Flyer offering - it is insanely s: A historical reference and price guide to Standard gauge electric trains. Includes Lionel, American Flyer, Ives, Dorfan and other lesser known companies. Also includes plans for constructing an attractive layout. Collection: Books Object Name: Book Object ID: Lv Publisher: Antique Trader Books Pub Place: Dubuque, IA Pub Date:

    Product Disclaimer. The model railroad equipment & accessories we sell are not toys, and are not intended for use by children under the age of S Gauge modelers are smaller but a growing community. S Gauge is the usual term for modeling at ratio or put it another way in S Gauge 3/16″ equals one foot in the real world. Railroad modeling in S Gauge is routinely divided into standard gauge modeling, by far the most common, and narrow gauge modeling.

    Have a collection of trains? Sell it today! Please give us a call today! Call: [email protected] We are curently looking for Standard Gauge Lionel, N Gauge Arnold Rapido, Kato, Atlas and Lifelike.   - Explore Chris Yuergens's board "American Flyer Trains" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Model trains, Flyer, American pins.


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