(Download PDF/Epub) Designing And Building Fiddle Yards: A Complete Guide For Railway Modellers By Bardsley, Richard
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: Overview of Fiddle Yards; Chapter Two: Track-only Fiddle Yards; Chapter Three: Mechanical Fiddle Yards; Chapter Four: Design Considerations; Chapter Five: Disguising a Fiddle yard; Chapter Six: Common Build Features; Chapter Seven: Ladder Fiddle Yard Project; Chapter Eight: Sector Plate Project; Chapter Nine: Traverser Project; Chapter Ten: Cassettes Project; Index.;This invaluable, well-illustrated book is essential reading for all those railway modellers who are considering building a fiddle yard. The fiddle yard is a train storage area for locomotives and rolling stock that often remains out of view. For the modeller, it represents the ''rest of the railway network'' and it is essential for layouts as it is somewhere for trains to ''come from'' and somewhere for trains to ''go to''. This fascinating book defines what a fiddle yard is in terms of operational variety, storage and swapping trains. It demonstrates how a fiddle yard can be integrated into a.