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The Model Railroader's Guide To Freight Cars (used) 4

Product Manufacturer: Kalmbach Publishing Company
Manufacturer Model: 12450
Store Item Number: KPC12450used
Quantity In Stock: 1

The Model Railroader's Guide To Freight Cars (used)

Are you a model railroader who wants to be sure you've got the correct freight cars for your layout? Are you a railfan who wants to know how rolling stock works and how it evolved? Or do you want to be able to identify the type of freight cars riding the rails today? I you answered "yes" to any of these questions, The Model Railroader's Guide To Freight Cars is packed with the kind of information you need.

This essential resource covers the history and operation of seven key types of freight cars: boxcars, tank cars, hoppers, refrigerator cars, gondolas, flatcars and intermodal equipment. Inside you'll find the origins of the various car types, how they evolved over the years, and how modern railroads employ them.

Each chapter contains:

  • An overview of a particular car type's history and purpose
  • Improvements and technological developments made to cars over the years
  • Many historic and contemporary prototype photos
  • Spotting tips for identifying various car types, makes, and models

Made In: United States

Product Condition: Used

Product Type: Book > Softcover Book
Author(s): Jeff Wilson
Number of Pages: 96
Publication Date: 2005
Age Group: adult
Product Notes:
4. This item is out of print and is limited to the quantity on hand.