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Great MTH Layouts Parts 1 and 2
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Great MTH Layouts Parts 1 and 2 TM Books and Video MTHDVD 780484635591
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Great MTH Layouts, Parts 1 and 2 on one DVD
MTH has made a big impact on the O gauge model train market. In the early 90s sales skyrocketed to over $60 million. This dramatic growth has been fueled by the emergence of a new breed of model railroaders called "Hi-Raiders" (layout builders who want the dependability of three-rail operation with scale model accuracy). "I wanted my new layout to be realistic," says Tony Lash, whose spectacular 70x45-foot layout is featured in this video, "and I didn't want anything that looked like a toy. MTH filled my needs."

Tony's layout is museum quality. Featured are Premier steamers, diesels and rolling stock, including the Berkshire, Big Boy, Shay, Y-gbs, SP Daylight set and many more. Another highlight is the trees - $60,000 worth. Tony commissioned the best scale model and scenery makers to create a truly spectacular, finely detailed layout. Be prepared to be amazed.

Also featured is the new MTH showroom layout which includes an interview with MTH President, Mike Wolf, plus a two-level, scale detailed layout custom-built under the direction of internationally know designer Richard Johnson.

Great MTH Layouts, Part 2
Two layouts - one, an exquisite three-rail scale layout that pushes the hobby to new levels; the other, a time machines designed to take its builder back to the days when he was a boy playing with electric trains.

John Shankland incorporates the ideas of model railroad legends John Armstrong, Frank Ellison, John Allen, and Dave Frary to create a layout that not only raises the bar for scenery, but features prototypical railroad operations. The emphasis on Steve Scholl's layout is all fun - lots of trains running and just about every accessory.
110 minutes.

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Runtime:1 Hour, 50 Mins ($0.08/min)
Producer:TM Books and Video
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:780484635591
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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Great MTH Layouts Parts 1 and 2
chris collins (fletcher north carolina) on 2017-11-13 18:02:00.

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  •  5 of 5

great mth layouts takes a look at mth trains (mike's train house) I am a fan of lionel but mth was my first electric train (a railking starter set) before I got a lionel the stuff that stuck out to me were a vist to the mth showroom layout and interview with mike wolf the owner and founder of mth and a look at tony lash's impressive layout (which I read is now gone much like some layouts tm has recorded over the years) the second part takes a look at two other layouts one for realism and the other for fun this a video that's highly recommended

Additional remarks by chris collins:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Definitely!
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? Definitely.

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