Model Railroader Books Guide to Industries Series.
For 100 years, the livestock and meatpacking businesses kept the railroads busy. These industries were a key part of railroading from the 1860s through the 1960s. Many modeling possibilities exist for whichever railroad, region, or era you model.
Introduction, Industry History, pp. 4-9;
Stock Cars, pp. 10-22;
Meat Refrigerator Cars, pp. 23-36;
Cattle Pens and Stockyards, pp. 37-53;
Packing Plants and Branch Houses, pp. 54-65;
Livestock Operations, pp. 66-77;
Meat Traffic, pp. 78-85;
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 88 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., Color and B&W photographs and illustrations.