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Model Railroader's Guide Coal Railroading

SKU: KAL12453
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"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
  • * Company 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.


96 Pages


Size: 8.25" x 10.75" (210mm x 274mm)