Kalmbach Books Piggyback & Container Traffic

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In his book, Piggyback & Container Traffic, modeling expert Jeff Wilson provides a comprehensive guide to railroad intermodal equipment and operations, tracing the development of piggyback (trailer-on-flatcar) and container traffic from the steam era to today.

You will learn:

  • What equipment and operations are appropriate for a specific era.
  • How trailers and containers are loaded onto railcars.
  • How piggyback containers and terminals work, and much more!

A must-have reference guide for model railroaders and rail enthusiasts alike!

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - History of container and piggyback traffic
Chapter 2 - Piggyback trailers
Chapter 3 - Containers
Chapter 4 - Trailer and container flatcars
Chapter 5 - Double-stack container cars
Chapter 6 - Spine and skeleton cars
Chapter 7 - Roadrailers and Flexi-Vans
Chapter 8 - End-loading terminals
Chapter 9 - Modern intermodal terminals
Chapter 10 - Intermodal operations
  • Soft Cover
  • 128 Pages
  • 200 Color Photos