The Freight Car Handbook from White River Productions is a great resource for modelers and aficionados of freight cars. Freight cars make up the majority of rolling stock in North America. There are literally thousands of car designs and dozens of car types. This book is your gateway to some of these cars. Whether you are researching a particular car type, looking for a scratchbuilding project, or just love rolling stock drawings, this book is for you. Included are hundreds of elevations, details, and plans carefully recreated by some of Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine's best draftsmen. All eras are represented in clear and accurate renderings. The Freight Car Handbook is loaded with both black and white and color images including complete car painting and lettering designs.
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Autoracks 3. Boxcars 4. Flatcars 5. Hoppers & Gondolas 6. MoW Cars 7. Piggyback Cars 8. Reefers 9. Steel Coil Cars 10. Stock Cars 11. Tank Cars