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You are looking at a book that is great no matter your scale. This one is a fantastic resource for any one who wants to know more about prototypical trackside structures.
Discover iconic railroad structures and their importance to the industry; then learn to model them! Filled with historical photos, this book from Jeff Wilson describes the design and operation of various types and styles of depots, passenger stations, and freight houses. It also covers the smaller structures and details found along railroad rights-of-way such as interlocking towers, maintenance sheds, crossing shanties and gates, signs, and communication lines. Water towers, icing platforms, scales, and other service structures are also included.