This vintage book is a step-by-step guide to making a working electric railway for model trains, with a chapter on radio controlling model boats. This easy-to-digest and profusely illustrated guide contains complete directions for construction from scratch, and is ideal for anyone wishing to make their own model railway. Contents include: “The Choice of Railway Gauge and Materials”, “The Source of Electricity Energy”, “Track Layouts”, “The Choice of a Control System”, “Remote Control”, “Automatic Control”, “Writing the Circuit”, “The Radio Control of Model Boats”, “The Transmitter”, “A Coherer Receiver”, “Valve Receiver”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an , high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on model building.