Modelling Branch Lines (Paperback)

A Guide for Railway Modellers

By David Wright

The Crowood Press UK, 9781785000195, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 9, 2015

List Price: 34.95*
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Description

This comprehensive book is aimed at all those railway modellers who wish to create a realistic model of a branch line. It contains a vast array of useful information, excellent reference photographs, practical tips, explanations of modelling techniques and a host of exciting modelling ideas.

Examines the origins, developments and future of branch lines in Britain

Provides useful insights into how to select a suitable branch line to model

Discusses how to create scenic realism and an appropriate setting for the model, with reference to the landscape, the infrastructure, the lineside and the use of authentic colour

Presents information about a selection of real, and some fictitious, branch lines in order to inspire the modeller and help him select a suitable subject to lovingly recreate

Contains track plans and superb drawings of the whole scene which provide a visual intepretation of what the completed model should look like

Presents a number of case-study projects



About the Author

David Wright is a professional artist and model maker who has written numerous articles in the railway modelling press. He is well known at the major railway modelling exhibitions where he is especially renowned for his informative demonstrations and theatre presentations.David's books for Crowood include Making Rural Buildings for Model Railways, Making Urban Buildings for Model Railways, Modelling Branch Lines - A Guide for Railway Modellers, Modelling Ports and Inland Waterways - A Guide for Railway Modellers, and Creating Back Scenes for Model Railways and Dioramas.