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Book - Freight Cars of the '40s and '50s - Jeff Wilson

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Title Freight Cars of the '40s and '50s
Additional Authors none
Category Non-Fiction
Genre Transport
Sub-Genre Railroads
MSRP $21.99
Page Count 96
ISBN-10 978-1627001441
Publisher Kalmbach Media (Details)
Publication Date
Original Publication Date 2015
Format Paperback
Edition First

Line: This book is a guide to railroad cars operated during one of modeling's most popular eras. Modelers can use the book s highly detailed historical information as inspiration to create realistic models. They ll find background on cargo carried by various types of cars, information on putting together a realistic freight car fleet, as well as prototype paint schemes and detailing.

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 09:02:30

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