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The Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks 2

The Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks 2

Jeff Wilson

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Add realism to your layout! Jeff Wilson provides insights, photos, and guidelines for modeling several rail-served industries. Includes overviews of creameries and milk traffic; the paper industry; breweries; iron ore mining and transloading; freight houses and less-than-carload traffic, and coal customers.


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Author: Jeff Wilson
Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 88 pages; 70 black and white photos; 120 color photos; 12 illustrations; ISBN: 9780890246580


Jeff Wilson has written more than 20 books on railroads and model railroading. He spent 10 years as an associate editor at Model Railroader magazine, and he currently works as a freelance writer, editor, and photographer, contributing articles to MR and other magazines. He also writes a model railroading column for Model Retailer magazine and is a correspondent for Trains magazine. He enjoys many facets of the hobby, especially building structures and detailing locomotives, as well as photographing both real and model railroads.
Acknowledgments 4

Chapter One: Coal customers 5

Chapter Two: Milk and dairy traffic 19

Chapter Three: Breweries 31

Chapter Four: Paper 47

Chapter Five: Iron ore 59

Chapter Six: Package and LCL traffic 75

Selected Bibliography 88
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