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General News for Kalmbach Publishing Co. added 06/28/2018
Product:
Produce Traffic & Trains
Manufacturer:
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Product ID:
400-12500
Category:
Books
Price:
$21.99
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call, or come by the store
Added to Website:
06/28/2018
Notes:

This book discusses the trains, equipment, and history of moving produce by rail. From the 1890s through the 1960s, all types of fruits and vegetables were transported by rail to markets across the U.S. Expert modeler Jeff Wilson covers all aspects of moving perishables, with the focus on the business, operations, and equipment of the peak decades. Also covered are suggestions on how to model this fascinating equipment and facilities on your layout. Topics covered include:
- The development of refrigerator cars, car fleets, and produce terminals.
- Harvesting, loading, shipping, and delivering fresh produce, and later frozen products.
- Running express trains, making ice and icing stations, and carrying out perishable operations.

Product:
Wiring Projects
Manufacturer:
Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Product ID:
400-12809
Category:
Books
Price:
$21.99
Status:
In stock
To Order:
e-mail, call, or come by the store
Added to Website:
06/28/2018
Notes:

This book by noted modeler Larry Puckett focuses not on how to wire your train control on your layout, but rather on how to wire various accessories and devices on your model railroad. Softcover, 96 pages. Topics covered include:
- Lighting structure interiors, signs, and scenes.
- Installing working crossing gates and flashers.
- Adding interlocking signals and wiring.
- Controlling turntables and building control panels.
- and much more!

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