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Railroad Man By Michael Carroll
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Hardcover-Join author Michael Carroll as he follows the trail of his grandfather, who emigrated from Ireland to America in 1904. The bittersweet tale of a West Limerick farm boy who was caught up in... More > the tides of history and swept along, from the Old World to the New. Revised and expanded 2nd edition, with hundreds of vintage photos never before published. The story of one immigrant; but could be the story of them all.< Less
Railroad Man Ebook By Michael Carroll
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PDF ebook of Railroad Man 2nd edition. The bittersweet tale of a West Limerick farm boy who emigrated to America in 1904. Revised with hundreds of vintage photos never before published...the story of... More > one immigrant, but could be the story of them all.< Less
The Celestial Railroad By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Are you on a pilgrimage to the Celestial City? Are you certain you are on the right Way? Nathaniel Hawthorne looked at the Christianity of the mid-1800's and found it wanting. It was liberal... More > theology and easy-believism. He wrote this allegory, showing a man setting out for the Celestial City. However, Hawthorne’s pilgrim takes the new and improved route, travelling on the Celestial Railroad. Come and see how his journey prospered, and let the author’s insights into modern Christianity challenge you to diligently walk the true pilgrim way. Any reader familiar with Pilgrim's Progress and today's religious culture can appreciate Hawthrone's skill and insight into modern Christianity in his day and ours.< Less
Dave Peters: Railroader: One Man's Journey on Three Railroads By David Peters
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This is the story of Dave Peters' 33-year railroad career. Dave worked a variety of jobs at the railroad repair shops in New Haven, CT. Hiring out on the New Haven Railroad in 1961, Dave became a... More > Penn Central employee in 1969 and then worked for Amtrak. During the course of his long career, Dave repaired car wheels, maintained car and locomotive air brake systems, and serviced locomotives. Dave is a well-known railroad historian, archivist, and collector who has a private "rail road" museum in his home. He lives in Wallingford, CT with his wife Barbara. "Dave Peters: Railroader" contains 151 pages. It's of interest to anybody who's interested in the New Haven Railroad, Penn Central, Amtrak, or railroad history in general.< Less
Ralph of the Roundhouse: Or Bound to Become a Railroad Man By Allen Chapman
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Ralph of the Roundhouse or Bound to Become a Railroad man By Allen Chapman is a series of juvenile fiction books which follows the career of Ralph Fairbanks. This book has 35 chapters and was... More > converted from its physical edition to the digital format.< Less
In Search of Historic Railroad Sound By Jay Winn
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This is the story of one man’s obsession with historic railroad sound. How he got started, how he evolved and where he ended up. It is the story of a growing passion for historic preservation... More > of a little known and rarely considered subject…. Railroad sound. It is my story and I share it here for information and entertainment. Jay Winn 2017< Less
Laura and the Railroad Baron By Nancy Pirri
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Laura Elizabeth Woodbury, heir to a Montana cattle ranch, has just lost her father. The independent Laura is astonished to learn her father has hired a fancily-dressed stranger to assist her--in... More > finding a suitable husband. Matt Black is the right hand man of a Minnesota railroad baron who’d been a friend of Laura’s father. Matt’s been hired to head up a team of railroad workers replacing damaged railroad tacks across Montana and to find a decent man to marry Laura. Matt is completely unprepared for the headstrong, willful blond and soon finds himself in love with her. Laura feels the same way about Matt—until she learns his secret that will change her life completely.< Less
The Last Spike and Other Railroad Stories By Cy Warman
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A Collection of 17 short stories about the railroad. The Last Spike, The Belle of Athabasca, Pathfinding in the Northwest, The Curé's Christmas Gift, The Mysterious Signal, Chasing the White... More > Mail, Oppressing the Oppressor, The Iron Horse and the Trolley, In the Black Cañon, Jack Ramsey's Reason, The Great Wreck on the Père Marquette, The Story of an Englishman, On the Limited, The Conquest of Alaska, Number Three, The Stuff that Stands, The Milwaukee Run< Less
The Railroad to Nowhere: The Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Company Railroad and other Northwestern North Carolina Business Ventures By Doug McGuinn
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THE RAILROAD TO NOWHERE contains the stories of five northwestern North Carolina business ventures: the Copper Knob Mine (a.k.a. the Gap Creek Mine); Cowles’ Stand (the A. D. Cowles & Co.... More > Store); the Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Co. RR (the “Railroad to Nowhere”); the V. L. Moretz & Son Lumber Co. (formerly the Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Co.); and Appalachian Ski Mountain (formerly the Blowing Rock Ski Lodge). These businesses were all located in the North Carolina counties of either Watauga or Ashe (BOTH counties, in the case of the Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Co. Railroad). Like all business ventures, some were successful, some were, well, not so successful. (One of the businesses, Appalachian Ski Mountain, continues today, very much alive and healthy.) Even though these business were diverse in their activities – a copper mine, a general store, a railroad, a lumber company, a ski resort – they all can trace their roots back to one man: Calvin J. Cowles.< Less
The Railroad to Nowhere: The Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Company Railroad and other Northwestern North Carolina Business Ventures By Doug McGuinn
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THE RAILROAD TO NOWHERE contains the stories of five northwestern North Carolina business ventures: the Copper Knob Mine (a.k.a. the Gap Creek Mine); Cowles’ Stand (the A. D. Cowles & Co.... More > Store); the Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Co. RR (the “Railroad to Nowhere”); the V. L. Moretz & Son Lumber Co. (formerly the Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Co.); and Appalachian Ski Mountain (formerly the Blowing Rock Ski Lodge). These businesses were all located in the North Carolina counties of either Watauga or Ashe (BOTH counties, in the case of the Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Co. Railroad). Like all business ventures, some were successful, some were, well, not so successful. (One of the businesses, Appalachian Ski Mountain, continues today, very much alive and healthy.) Even though these business were diverse in their activities – a copper mine, a general store, a railroad, a lumber company, a ski resort – they all can trace their roots back to one man: Calvin J. Cowles.< Less

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