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The Model Railroader's Guide to Logging Railroads.

The Model Railroader's Guide to Logging Railroads

Matt Coleman

Kalmbach Publishing Company

21027 Crossroads Circle, Waukesha, WI 53186

9780890247020, $18.95 1-800-533-6644

One of the country's most popular hobbies, model railroading appeals to railroad buffs and enthusiasts from 8 to 80! Kalmbach Books is a premier publisher of model railroading books and among their newest releases is Matt Coleman's "The Model Railroader's Guide to Logging Railroads", an informed and informative compendium enhanced more than 150 photos and diagrams that illustrate how modelers can make accurate models based on information and tips regarding logging camps and structures, sawmills and log ponds, rolling stock, skeleton cars, the loading and unloading of log trains, track planning for logging lines, and geared steam locomotives. "The Model Railroader's Guide to Logging Railroads" is recommended to the attention of all railroad buffs whether or not they are engaged in railroad modeling. Also very highly recommended from the Kalmbach Publishing Company for railroading enthusiasts is "Modeling The '50s: The Glory Years Of Rail" (9780890247181, $19.95), a compilation of articles published in Model Railroad magazine and providing readers and railroad modelers with a wealth of historical information and photos covering steam and diesel locomotives, freight cars, passenger equipment and trackside details.
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