Kalmbach Publishing Company 12456 Modeling the '50s - The Glory Years of Rail

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Take in historical information and photos covering locomotives, passenger equipment, freight cars, and trackside details.
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Take in historical information and photos covering locomotives, passenger
equipment, freight cars, and trackside details. Featured layouts in a variety of
scales show you how to model Chicagos Dearborn Station, move coal in the
Appalachians, carry produce, and recreate Los Angeles of the 1950s.


Author: From Model Railroader

Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4

Pages: 88

Color photos: 116

Black & White photos: 23

Illustrations: 16


From the editors of Model Railroader magazine.

Introduction		
Its about the memories 4
Finding the 50s 5

The 1950s
Chapter 1: America in the 50s 6
Chapter 2: Modeling the SP in Los Angeles 10
Chapter 3: Setting the scene 18
Chapter 4: Adding vintage trucks and realism 22

Motive Power
Chapter 5: Locomotives of the 1950s 26
Chapter 6: Weathering locomotives 32

Passenger Trains
Chapter 7: Passenger equipment and operations 38
Chapter 8: Detailing the classic El Capitan 42
Chapter 9: Modeling Chicagos Dearborn Station 50

Freight Trains
Chapter 10: Freight equipment and operations 58
Chapter 11: Replacing war-weary freight cars 62
Chapter 12: Hauling Appalachian coal 66
Chapter 13: Moving produce to market 72

Trackside Details
Chapter 14: The 1950s railroad scene 80
Chapter 15: Modeling the right-of-way 84

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