Model Railroader Books: Express, Mail & Merchandise Service (KAL-12802)
Product No.: KAL-12802
Title: Express, Mail & Merchandise Service
Author(s): Wilson, Jeff
Publisher: Kalmbach Media
Express, Mail & Merchandise Service describes rail express service and merchandise traffic on railroads from the early 1900s through 1960s when railroad personnel handled packages and merchandise — everything from baby chicks and cornflakes to money and machinery — and got them to their final destination. A wonderful historical reference for modelers and railfans alike.
This book covers:
- Depots, freight houses, and terminals.
- Dedicated trains, special cars, and delivery vehicles.
- Train operation and car movement.
- And much more!