Modelling Railways in 0 Gauge (Paperback)

By John Emerson

The Crowood Press UK, 9781785002540, 192pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2017

List Price: 34.95*
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This fascinating book is an essential guide to 0 gauge modelling skills, techniques, modelling suppliers and services. It considers the history and the benefits of 0 gauge.  Discusses the various prototypical gauges that can be successfully modellin in 0 gauge.  John Emerson shows the modeller how to successfully create scenery and model buildings as well as practical layout planning.  Locomotives, coaches and wagons are all covered and details are given on how to achieve an authentic lineside look.

About the Author

John Emerson has had a lifelong interest in railways and railway modelling.  In the 1980s, he began to write articles for the railway modelling press and produced the regular 'Lineside Look' illustrated column in Model Rail. He went on to have a seventeen-year association with British Railway Modelling and became the magazine's editor. John has built several model railway layouts, including the highly acclaimed Hayley Mills. However, his most well-known layout is his large 0 gauge exhibition layout, Gifford Street, which remained on the show circuit for several years. He now runs his own model-making and metal casting business in Lincolnshire.