Matt Coleman explains the business of logging railroads and shows prototype operations by region. photographs of locomotives and other logging-line equipment and structures set the stage for modeling logging scenes and designing a logging layout.
Get a detailed look at the many types of locomotives used on logging lines, with an emphasis on geared locomotives. Diesel and conventional steam locomotives are also covered, including articulateds, tank locomotives, and Forney and Porter designs.
This book provides plenty of information and photographs of disconnect log trucks, log bunks and skeleton cars, and flatcars designed specifically for carrying logs. This informative guide is an excellent reference for those wanting to know more about logging railroad operations and how to incorporate them into their layouts.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 80 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., 75 Color photographs, 75 B&W photographs, 5 illustrations.