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Explore Rail-marine operations from a modelers perspective. Includes prototype information from historical to modern era with an in depth look at various terminals, railroad ferries, ship modeling water and wharves. Rail-marine operations are a vital aspect of modern transportation, and "Waterfront Terminals and Operations" explores this interesting topic in model railroading. This book includes:
- A historical overview of the railroad-marine interface - the terminal where railroad tracks meet lakes or sea, from a modeler's perspective.
- Chapters on break bulk piers and terminals, grain terminals, mineral terminals, railroad ferries and car float terminals, container terminals, barge terminals, ship building, and modeling water and wharves.
- Prototype information along with buildable track plans and modeling tips.
- 96 pages
- 175 color photos.