Modeling the Transition Era

Tony Koester
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Tony Koester takes an in-depth look at the time period (and most popular modeling era) when railroads were changing from steam locomotives to diesel during the 1940s and 1950s.
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Description
In his all-new book, Modeling the Transition Era, expert modeler Tony Koester takes an in-depth look at the time period (and most popular modeling era) when railroads were changing from steam locomotives to diesel during the 1940s and 1950s. The book includes:
  • An overview of the era — why diesel replaced steam.
  • The types of railroad equipment in use.
  • A look at typical railroad operations.
The book features a mix of modeling and prototype photos to help you increase the realism and accuracy of your transition-era layout.
Author: Tony Koester
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 112
Color photos: 180
Author Bio
Tony Koester has written books focusing on his lifelong hobby of model railroading. He has been the editor of Model Railroad Planning, a special annual issue of Model Railroader magazine, since its inception in 1995. He is a contributing editor to Model Railroader and served as the editor of Railroad Model Craftsman. Tony is hard at work on a multi-deck HO railroad that accurately depicts the Nickel Plate Road’s St. Louis Division as it appeared in 1954.
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