2017年05月25日

Tracks from Texas to Tokyo (Hallmark Models)

by Bobbye Hall with Tim Blackwell, first printing May 2006
soft cover 153x229mm, 156 pages, $15.95, Ballpark Impressions, L.L.C., Keller, Texas

Tracks_from_Texas2.jpg Cover: Bobbye Hall celebrates 50 years in business in 1996
Back cover: Bobbye Hall is pictured with former employee Lynne Fleming on her 96th birthday in September 2005

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2017年02月14日

KATO Nゲージ生誕50周年記念誌

50th Anniversary of KATO N-gauge Models (official site)
Advancements in Technologies for N-gauge Railroad Model Production in Last Five Decades
発行:株式会社 関水金属 発売:株式会社ネコ・パブリッシング 2016, hard cover, A4 size, 176 pages

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2016年12月02日

Toy Trains of Yesteryear

by Case Kowal, published by Carstens Publications, Inc. 1987
letter size, 52 pages w/covers

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Union Pacific CA-11 Cabooses (OMI)

letter size, 40 pages w/o covers,
by George R. Cockle, Overland Models Inc. 1980(1979)

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2016年08月25日

200 & 1 Model Locomotives/WM. J. Lenoir

by William J. Lenoir, published in 1971, softcover 231 * 152 mm, 64 pages

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2016年08月17日

The Trains on Avenue de Rumine

by Count Giansanti Coluzzi. 256 pages. Illustrated. Crown. $75.
1st published in England by New Cavendish Books 1982
1st edition piblished in USA by Crown Publishers. Inc. 1984

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2016年08月10日

ヴィンテージ鉄道模型大全

The Ultimate Vintage Model Railways Book
published in 2001 by Tatsuya Taguchi, written in Japanese
boxed Horizontal A4 size hardcover 192 pages
田口達也著, 誠文堂新光社発行, 吉野正司撮影

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O番 零番 Oスケール O-scale
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2016年06月02日

Freight Cars of the '40s and '50s

by Jeff Wilson, Kalmbach Books 2015, letter size 95 pages, US$21.99

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contents
4 Introduction
5 Chapter 1: Modeling a freight car fleet
13 Chapter 2: Paint and lettering
18 Chapter 3: Boxcars
32 Chapter 4: Refrigerator cars
44 Chapter 5: Hoppers and gondolas
55 Chapter 6: Tank cars
65 Chapter 7: Covered hoppers
72 Chapter 8: Flatcars
79 Chapter 9: Stock Cars
85 Chapter 10: Trucks and brake geer
93 Bibliography
95 About the author

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2016年05月28日

Works by K. Sofue -the H. Uematsu Collection

self-published in 2010, planned by Gallery 4 GATS/Setsuko Uematsu, photos by Tadahisa Sakurai
horizontal A4 size, boxed hardcover, 88 pages, limited 379/500 copies

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This collection consists of only O-scale locomotives. The text written in Japanese here, and this text was translated after summarizing it by the blog owner "Works K." When quoting, please state this site.

contents
6 Acknowledgment
7 Introduction -Setsuko Uematsu(植松節子)
9 Big Boy
23 3460 Hudson
35 O-5a Northern
55 SP-2 Southern Pacific
61 K-4s Pacific
67 H-1 Northern
73 DD-1 Electric Locomotive
82 Railroad logo marks
83 Transcontinental railroad map
84 Sofue Projects -Takeharu Nishimura(西村武治)
85 One of O-5a drawings by K. Sofue
86 What is Custom Building -Norio Ohashi(大橋紀生)
87 Career of Kimpei Sofue(祖父江欣平)
88 Career of Hiroyoshi Uematsu(植松宏嘉)

Mr. Kimpei Sofue was one of top custom builders for O-scale brass models. In 1922, he was born in Tokyo. Got a job in Tokyo Keiki Industry Co., Ltd. in 1937, learned four years in the company's technical training school while working. Participation in the production of O scale model of Katsumi model shop (KTM) in 1945. Poised a workshop at Gyoda, Saitama independent in 1962, accepted orders from Katsumi. Opened the Sofue Works at Kumagaya, Saitama in 1964, began to custom-build including the Sofue-Projects. In 2009, died at the age of 86.

Mr. Hiroyoshi Uematsu was a railway hobbyists, and a model railroad collector, famous in Japan. There ware several books written and edited by the document, and numerous contributions to magazines. Born in Tokyo in 1936, and graduated from the University of Tokyo, opened a lawyer in 1964. Worked on a number of cases for the copyright of semiconductor integrated circuits and computer-related, also there were two books. He died at age 70 in 2006.
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2016年04月21日

Santa Fe Box Cars, the Shock Control Era 1954-1995

Santa Fe Railway Rolling Stock Reference Series, Volume 8
Published by the Santa Fe Railway Historical and Modeling Society, Inc., by Charles Slater 2014
letter size coil bound, 287 pages

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型式毎にモノクロ写真と形式図、諸元表、解説。カラーは付録などの一部。クッション・アンダーフレームの広告も収録。図版の一部はデカールの版下に使える。

table of contents
6 Preface
9 Chapter 1 The last of the Name Slogan Cars (Bx-66, 67, 69, 70, 72, 74, 75)
23 Chapter 2 "Shock Control" Underframes - A New Era in Box Car Construction (Bx-26, 27, 34)
29 Chapter 3 Later 50-Foot Shock Control Cars (Bx-76, 79, 81)
35 Chapter 4 Super Shock Control Cars (Bx-82, 89, 95)
43 Chapter 5 40-Foot Rebuilds (Bx-80, 85, 86, 115, 126, 136, 147, 148, 149, 151)
59 Chapter 6 Other 50-Foot Rigid Underframe Cars (Bx-152, 156, 165, 186, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 207,220, 221, 222)
75 Chapter 7 50-Foot Auto Parts Cars (Bx-135, 190, 191, 199, 206, 217, 223)
87 Chapter 8 60-Foot Auto Parts Cars (Bx-88, 99, 101, 102, 103, 107, 113, 116, 117, 119, 120, 121, 123, 138, 173, 187, 192, 193, 194)
113 Chapter 9 86-Foot Auto Parts Cars (Bx-91, 92, 96, 100, 104, 106, 111, 112, 124, 125, 130, 139, 140, 143)
131 Chapter 10 Appliance Cars (Bx-78, 83, 98, 108, 127, 157, 158, 174)
147 Chapter 11 Beer and Liquor Trade Cars (Bx-110, 128, 142, 160, 164, 171, 179, 185, 210, 214, 215, 219)
165 Chapter 12 Other Former Refrigerator Cars Changed to Box Cars (Bx-90, 109, 150, 159, 208, 209)
175 Chapter 13 XF Food Loading Cars (Bx-189, 195, 196, 197, 211)
187 Chapter 14 50-Foot General Purpose Cars (Bx-94, 97, 105, 114, 137, 141, 144, 145, 146, 153, 154, 162, 163, 167, 168, 169, 170, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183)
223 Chapter 15 60-Foot General Service Cars (Bx-87, 93, 118, 129, 131, 132, 155, 161, 166, 172,175, 176, 177, 184,188, 198, 200, 212)
251 Appendix A: Paint and Lettering
281 Appendix B: Bx Class Interiors
283 Appendix C: Bx Class Roster
286 Bibliography
287 About the Author

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