This is "The Model Railroader's Guide to Coal Railroading"
Model Railroader Book from Kalmbach Publishing Company. Author: Tony Koester
An excellent perfect bound, paperback reference for those modelers
who want to add coal operations to their layout.
Thru the heavy use of photos and diagrams, this book offers an
in-depth look at where coalfields are located and how coal is mined. You'll also find information and tips about:
* Underground and surface mines
* Tipples, breakers, and loaders
* Types of coal
* Historic coal-hauling railroads
* Railroad operations and equipment
* Compnay towns
Prototype photos, drawings and information to accurately replicate
the industries, including a historical overview of the industry.
Detailed and easy-to-follow with more than 130 color photos, and
70 black-and-white photos.
Size: 8.25" x 10.75"
(210mm x 274mm)
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