• Standard Guide to Athearn Model Trains (Blaisdell)

Athearn HO scale model railroad equipment has been a popular choice for hobbyists over the last 50 years. Here, the company's complete production history has been assembled into a comprehensive catalogue of Athearn models available. It details 4000 models, 2200 of which are out of production, with checklists and information to identify both rare and common kits. This book is the most comprehensive volume published to date covering the history of plastic locomotives, freight and passenger rolling stock, train sets, and accessories manufactured by Athearn Inc. of Compton, CA. Photos in the book detail numerous out of production items, plus many special run and promotional pieces made by Athearn over the last four decades. Also included are listings of factory error items, and the many pieces manufactured by Athearn for other manufacturers, such as Lionel, Atlas, MDC, and others. The format of the book is specifically designed to aid the collector in identifying and cataloging the thousands of items in the Athearn line. More than 4,000 different Athearn models--covering 50 years of production--are cataloged and described in this guide. 500+ photos, 80 in colour. Very Good Condition. 284pp 1998, Krause Publications. Softcover, slight shelf wear. Inside in very good clean condition and appears unmarked.  86-TGCP-PT7P  

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Standard Guide to Athearn Model Trains (Blaisdell)

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