This book provides a reference for modelers to the workings of steel mills and the railroads that serve them. From raw-materials-in to steel-ingots-out, The Model Railroader's Guide to Modeling Steel Mills explains the industrial process and the massive complex built around steel production. The model railroader using this book will better understand how to create a realistic mill area and set up its rail operations. Chapters contents include steelmaking, steel mill railroads, steel mill track planning, and modeling tips.
Chapters:History of Steel Making;Making and Shaping Steel;Steel Mill Railroads and Railcars;Steel Mill Track Planning;Gallery of Steel Mill Models;Modeling tips and ideas.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 96 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., 150 Color photographs.