Model Railroader's Guide to Iron Ore Railroads

Jeff Wilson
Item #12830

History & Operations of Iron Ore Railroads


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Explore the iron ore industry and the role played by rail in this all-new Model Railroader book from the Guide to Industries series. Model Railroader’s Guide to Iron Ore Railroads details the history and evolution of the iron ore industry and railroads across all eras from the late 1800s to today.


This 112-page book from author Jeff Wilson includes:

  • The process of mining ore
  • How preparation plants function
  • Loading and transferring of ore from trains to ships and back to trains
  • Period and modern photos, including many previously unpublished
  • And more!


You’ll learn how to take information from the real thing and accurately apply it to your own layout with this detailed book filled with facts about available models and tips on modeling iron ore mining, processing, and operations.

Author: Jeff Wilson
Pages: 112
Color photos: 175
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