The Model Railroader's Guide to Grain

Jeff Wilson
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Grow your layout by modeling the grain industry

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Description
This book is the newest entry to the “Guide to Industry” series. It is ideally suited for model railroaders who want to realistically model grain elevators, flour, and feed mills. This is the only book on the market that covers the grain industry from the early days to the present.
Author: Jeff Wilson
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 96
Color photos: 90
Author Bio

Jeff Wilson has written more than 25 books on railroads and model railroading. He spent 10 years as an associate 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.

Table of Contents
Modeling the grain industry

Chapter 1: History of the grain industry
Chapter 2: Classic grain elevators
Chapter 3: Terminal and modern collection elevators
Chapter 4: Mills and processing plants
Chapter 5: Boxcars and grain doors
Chapter 6: Covered hoppers
Chapter 7: Grain train operations

Sources
About the author
American Snowmobiler Classic Toy Trains Classic Trains Finescale Modeler Garden Railways Model Railroader Model Railroader Video Plus Scale Auto Trains Magazine Kalmbach Books