This is one of dozens of Walters Cornerstone building kits I am offering. I have mostly the bigger and harder to get kits. Also offering a large number of discontinued kits.This auction is for a Walters Cornerstone HO building Kit. Condition box still shrunk wrapped unopened. I guarantee all my items and I am selling this as complete and with no broken parts. Discontinued kit, hard to get. This is a large bold piece to build for you layout! Finished model measures: 44" x 5" x 10" Bldg: Ore Dock Walthers Catalog #: Getting iron ore from the mines to the furnace has always been a huge job. As the furnaces grew, so too did their appetites, requiring loading facilities that were up to the task. Many steel companies and railroads erected these big loading docks at Great Lakes ports to keep the iron ore (and later taconite) moving down to the steel centers. Often stretching for hundreds of feet, these engineering masterpieces were first made of wood and later of concrete and steel. Through a series of pockets lining the sides, iron ore could be loaded by gravity into the waiting holds of the big ore boats.
Still in use today, ore docks are home to some of the most fascinating railroading in the world. And with this superb kit, it's easy to make it part of your model railroad as ... read more