Books on Operations
Armstrong, John. "All About Signals" Kalmbach reprint (the originals were in the June and July 1957 issues).
Armstrong, John. "The Railroad: What it is, What is Does" (book and CD ROM versions available from TransAlert)
Josserand, Peter. "Rights of Trains". (c) 1957, 5th Edition. Simmons-Boardman Books, Inc. (available from TransAlert)
Phillips, Jr., Edmund J. "Railway Operation & Railway Signaling". (c) 1942. Simmons-Boardman Books, Inc.
Roxbury, L.E. "Let's Operate a Railroad - America's First "How-To" on Railroad Operations". (c) 1957. High Iron Publishers.
Chubb, Bruce "How to Operate your Model Railroad" 1977 (1991)
by Kalmbach LCC# 77-74095 ISBN# 0-89024-528-2
Ellison, Frank. "Frank Ellison on Model Railroads". Arco Publishing Co, Inc. (c) 1954. LCC#54-12466
Koester, Tony "Realistic Model Railroad Operation" 2003 by Kalmbach LCC#
QBI02-200887 ISBN# 0-89024-418-9
Mallery, Paul. "Complete Handbook of Model Railroad Operations".
Comments on this book from Jim Moir:
- obvious familiarity with prototype operations;
- long familiarity with model railroad operations (the "Union" Summit-New
Providence club, now The MRC);
- covers all methods and aspects of operation;
- provides a historical overview of the development and use of various
- lots of good sketches to illustrate the words;
- lots of good ideas;
- no known mistakes.
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