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The Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks (Model Railroader Books)

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Provides model railroaders with an overview of North American mining, refining, and agricultural operations served by the railroads, and the specific techniques used to model them on a realistic layout of any scale. Jeff Wilson's clear, concise style makes these complex industries easy to understand and model. Numerous photos and illustrations show key structures; the sequ ...more
Paperback, 88 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Kalmbach Publishing Company
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Steven
May 25, 2012 Steven rated it liked it
Because I wanted to create a couple of small industry spurs for my small layout, and because I don’t know much about rail industries at all, I thought it would be helpful to get a book about the industries. Kalmback/Model Railroader produce a 3-volume set called “Industries Along the Tracks,” and this one is volume 1. The book details the grain, coal, oil/gas, produce, automobile manufacture, and meat-packing industries. There are lots of great prototypical pictures, and he covers the full histo ...more
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