Rail-marine operations are a vital aspect of modern transportation, and Waterfront Terminals and Operations explores this trend topic in model railroading. Prototype information is presented along with build-able track plans and modeling tips.
This book includes an historical overview of the railroad-marine interface - the terminal where railroad tracks meet lakes or sea, from a model railroader's perspective.
Chapters include break bulk piers and terminals, grain terminals, mineral terminals, railroad ferries and car float terminals, container terminals, barge terminals, ship building, and modeling water and wharves.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 96 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., 175 Color photographs. ISBN: 978-1627002563