From the Back Cover
After more than a century of producing top-notch toy trains, Lionel® products are today more technologically advanced than ever thanks to such innovations as FasTrackTM and the LegacyTM control system. Author and hobby veteran Robert Schleicher updates his classic one-stop treasury of practical advice for Lionel® enthusiasts to include products such as FasTrackTM and LegacyTM. This hands-on volume also features:
- An overview of Lionel product development
- More than 30 track plans for the floor and tabletop
- Building scenery and structures
- Wiring and track how-to
- Choosing between steam or diesel and freight or passenger operations
- Maintenance and restoration tips and techniques
- Operations that best emulate those of prototype railroads.
About the Author
Bob Schleicher of Niwot, Colorado, is a veteran hobby industry writer and publisher, and the author of several Voyageur Press hobby titles on Lionel and slot cars.