The Railroading Handbook
The Railroading Handbook is a must-have for railfans and model railroaders alike! This comprehensive guide will explain all facets of prototype railroads and railroading in easy-to-understand terms with lots of photos and illustrations. While exploring the complex railroading industry, this book will feature: Common statistics such as mileage, weight limits, and tonnage hauled. Brief history of railroad routes and mergers. Explanations of railroad operations including dispatching. Descriptions of various railroad jobs and how they've evolved. And much more! Get your questions about railroads and railroading answered in this all-in-one reference guide! Railroading is a complex industry that can be difficult to understand, and The Railroading Handbook explains and examines its many areas in an easy-to-understand format.