Old Model Railroader magazines and books

I am looking for some suggestions.
I have a large number of back issues of MR going back throiugh the 60's, 70's and 80's with a small number from the 50's and earlier. I would like to
get rid of them because I have finally given up on the idea of building a model railroad after about 45 years of trying ( lack of space, time, etc.).
I live in the UK and the local NMRA weren't interested as they had one copy of everything and only wanted to fill the gaps. Individual MRs don't go for much money on EBay and they cost a lot to ship, especially to the States.
If someone in the US or the UK wants some, part, all and is willing to pay the postage or collect then they can have them. I am happy to split. Please let me know - e-mail to snipped-for-privacy@totallyobjects.com . I still need to type up the full list of issues and a rough idea of their condition (some are poor without covers - most are good with the later ones being first class).
I have a whole stack (14) of UK Model Railway books - mostly Wild Swan - which have just gone on EBay - my seller name is penningd so if you are in the UK have a look.
I have 16 Model railroading books going onto EBay.com in US$ tomorrow. These will include Linn H Wescott's book on John Allen (softback) and an original TAT IV Transistorised controller construction manual from 1972. Check them out.
Looking forward to hearing from you
David Pennington
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I have now found a taker in the Uk for all the magazines so they have now gone.
I have placed all my US outline books on EBay.com in US$. The three most exciting items are as follows:
Model Railroading with John Allen By Linn H. Wescott 144 pages Published in 1982 by Kalmbach Books
The story of the fabulous HO scale Gorre & Daphetid Railroad. This book is everything there is to know about one master written by another. A chance to get hold of the story of one of the best model railroads ever. Full of colour photos of all of the various stages of the railroad as it grew. There are two of these listed on Amazon.com at $299 (hardback version). So what is this softback version worth? It is in good condition with no obvious faults although the cover has curled a little with age.
TAT IV Construction Manual 42pages Published in March 1972 by Transitrol, 2764 Tuckaway Tr. Rockford, Ill
TAT = True Action Throttle!
An historic document. This manual describes how to build a transistoried Model Railroad throttle including fly wheel, inertia starts and braking effects. This manual improves on the original Model Railroader TAT III design that was published in parts around 1970. These must be very rare. The manual is well thumbed - I made a few controllers from this so it got well used. there is a pencil sketch on the back of layout for a station and yard. One page has come loose from the comb binding. However, you will be one of the few if you obtain this. You probably can't get many of the transistor components now - no ICs in this baby, so it is unlikely that you could make one but this is Model Railroad history.
Locomotives and Cars Since 1900 By Walter A. Lucas 120 pages Published in 1959 by Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. NY
This is an ex-library book that has been in my possession since at least 1963. It contains 120 pages of detailed plans and photographs of all kinds of locos and cars over the years. The main categories are: Steam Locomotives Electric Locomotives Diesel Locomotives Freight Cars Passenger cars As a flavour, the Steam Loco section contains at least one side elevation line plan and accompanying photo(s) for all wheel arrangements from 0-6-2 to 2-8-8-8-2 - see the image used for this item. This is a fascinating book and would enhance any modelers library. As mentioned, it was library book at one time in its life so it has the attendent markings that you would expect. It is a hardback book but has no dust cover. If you want any more information, please contact me. I have decided that I will never get the railroad built so am having a clear out.
I have a total of 16 US Model Railroad books currently for sale on EBay so check out my other auctions.
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I have now found a taker in the Uk for all the magazines so they have now gone.
I have placed all my US outline books on EBay.com in US$. The three most exciting items are as follows:
Model Railroading with John Allen By Linn H. Wescott 144 pages Published in 1982 by Kalmbach Books
The story of the fabulous HO scale Gorre & Daphetid Railroad. This book is everything there is to know about one master written by another. A chance to get hold of the story of one of the best model railroads ever. Full of colour photos of all of the various stages of the railroad as it grew. There are two of these listed on Amazon.com at $299 (hardback version). So what is this softback version worth? It is in good condition with no obvious faults although the cover has curled a little with age.
TAT IV Construction Manual 42pages Published in March 1972 by Transitrol, 2764 Tuckaway Tr. Rockford, Ill
TAT = True Action Throttle!
An historic document. This manual describes how to build a transistoried Model Railroad throttle including fly wheel, inertia starts and braking effects. This manual improves on the original Model Railroader TAT III design that was published in parts around 1970. These must be very rare. The manual is well thumbed - I made a few controllers from this so it got well used. there is a pencil sketch on the back of layout for a station and yard. One page has come loose from the comb binding. However, you will be one of the few if you obtain this. You probably can't get many of the transistor components now - no ICs in this baby, so it is unlikely that you could make one but this is Model Railroad history.
Locomotives and Cars Since 1900 By Walter A. Lucas 120 pages Published in 1959 by Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. NY
This is an ex-library book that has been in my possession since at least 1963. It contains 120 pages of detailed plans and photographs of all kinds of locos and cars over the years. The main categories are: Steam Locomotives Electric Locomotives Diesel Locomotives Freight Cars Passenger cars As a flavour, the Steam Loco section contains at least one side elevation line plan and accompanying photo(s) for all wheel arrangements from 0-6-2 to 2-8-8-8-2 - see the image used for this item. This is a fascinating book and would enhance any modelers library. As mentioned, it was library book at one time in its life so it has the attendent markings that you would expect. It is a hardback book but has no dust cover. If you want any more information, please contact me.
You will find a full list of all my US outline books plus a list of all the British outline books I currently have for sale here
http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewSellersOtherItems&userid=penningd&include=0&since=-1&sort=3&rowsP
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