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Book - Modern Freight Cars - Jeff Wilson

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Title Modern Freight Cars
Additional Authors none
Category Non-Fiction
Genre Transport
Sub-Genre Railroads
MSRP $21.99
Page Count 112
ISBN-10 978-1627005852
Publisher Kalmbach Media (Details)
Publication Date
Original Publication Date 2019
Format Paperback
Edition First

Line: Freight cars are key elements of any model railroad. Modern Freight Cars is an essential reference guide for modelers in choosing what cars are appropriate for an era, region, and industry. (1960s to present) This prototype book explains what various car types carry and how various industries use them. Including: An overview of the modern era of freight as car capacities increased. How various freight cars evolved and grew. Features a variety of cars: intermodal, tank, gondola, hopper, specialty, and more.

Jeff Wilson has written more than 30 books on railroads and model railroading. He spent 10 years as an associated editor at Model Railroader magazine, and he currently works as a freelance writer, editor and photographer, contributing articles to MR and other magazines.

He enjoys many facets of the hobby, especially building structures and detailing locomotives, as well as photographing both real and model railroads.

Kalmbach Media (formerly Kalmbach Publishing Co.) is an American publisher of books and magazines, many of them railroad-related, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The company's first publication was The Model Railroader, which began publication in the summer of 1933 with a cover date of January 1934. A press release announcing the magazine appeared in August 1933, but did not receive much interest.

Item created by: gdm on 2019-09-26 08:59:55

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