Model Railroader's Guide to
Iron Ore Railroads
By Jeff Wilson.
Paperback, 8.25x10.75", 112 pages, 275 color photos. 2021.
"Model Railroader's Guide to Iron Ore Railroads details the history and evolution of the iron ore industry and railroads across all eras from the late 1800s to today.
"You'll learn how to take information from the real thing and accurately apply it to your own layout with this detailed book filled with facts about available models and tips on modeling iron ore mining, processing, and operations.
- The process of mining ore.
- How preparation plants function.
- Loading and transferring of ore from trains to ships and back to trains.
- Period and modern photos, including many previously unpublished."Jeff Wilson has written more than 30 books on railroads and model railroading. He enjoys many facets of the hobby, especially building structures and detailing locomotives, as well as photographing both real and model railroads."