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The Model Railroader's Guide to Coal Railroading
The Model Railroader's Guide to Coal Railroading

The Model Railroader's Guide to Coal Railroading

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Stock Number: kpc12453
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
Binding: softcover
Author(s): Tony Koester
Publisher and Date: Kalmbach Publishing, 2006
ISBN: 978-8902466889

This book helps the model railroader understand coal mining, processing and the movement of coal. Most photographs are of the prototype in both B&W and Color photographs. There are some diagrams and plant schematics. Model railroading photographs are small part of this book.

Master modeler Tony Koester gives you a handy reference for modeling a coal-hauling prototype-based or freelance railroad. Chapters introduce coal and the coal industry. Includes information on modeling coal trains, company towns, and coal customers, plus operating tips.

Contents:
Tide 470 by David P. Morgan, pp. 6-12;
Where's the coal?, pp. 13-19;
Company towns, pp. 20-29;
The central Appalachians, pp. 30-47;
The anthracite region, pp. 48-55;
Coalfields in the cornfields, pp. 56-63;
Coal in the West, pp. 64-71;
Black Diamond Destinations, pp. 72-79;
Big power for heavy trains, pp. 80-89;
Modeling coal railroad operations, pp. 90-96.

Kalmbach Publishing, softcover 96 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., 130 Color photographs, 70 B&W photographs, 20 illustrations.

 

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