This is the "Waterfront Terminals and Operations" Book from Model Railroader by Kalmbach. Author: Bernard Kempinski
Historical overview of the railroad-marine interface - the termina where railroad tracks meet lakes or sea, from a modeler' perspective.
Chapters on break bulk piers and terminals, grain terminals, minera terminals, railroad ferries and car float terminals, containe terminals, barge terminals, ship building, and modeling water an wharves.
Prototype information along with buildable track plans and modeling _ tips.