Great Toy Train Layouts 11 Inspiring Model Railroads that Set the Standard in O and S Gauge by Roger Carp

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Published by Kalmbach Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Model Railroading,
  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Models,
  • Railroads

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL9801602M
ISBN 100897784782
ISBN 109780897784788

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