This is a Kalmbach 12817 Time-Saving Techniques for Building Model Railroads. Building a model railroad – especially a room- or basement-sized layout – takes a lot of time. In his new book, Tony Koester shares many invaluable time-saving tricks he’s learned over the decades as an accomplished modeler and author. Topics include: Using LDEs (Layout Design Elements) with staging. Efficient layout construction tips and techniques. Time-effective methods to get a layout built and operating. Author: Tony Koester. Size: 8.25 x 10.75. Pages: 112. Illustrations: 175.