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Model Railroader’s Guide to Industries Along the Tracks 3

Model Railroader’s Guide to Industries Along the Tracks 3

Jeff Wilson

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This informative volume explores six rail industries full of modeling possibilities. You’ll learn how to realistically recreate and incorporate industries such as ethanol, cement, canning, and sugar beets into your layouts through prototype photos and modeling suggestions. A history of each industry is also included.


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Author: Jeff Wilson
Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 88 pages; 45 black and white photos; 76 color photos; ISBN: 9780890247013


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.
About the author 4


Chapter One: Ethanol 5


Chapter Two: Cement 17


Chapter Three: Team tracks and transloading 29


Chapter Four: Sugar beets 41


Chapter Five: Seasonal canning factories 59


Chapter Six: Trailers and containers 73


Selected bibliography 87
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