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Dave Peters: Railroader 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" is a 6" x 9" perfect-bound softcover containing 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
History of Berlin, Connecticut By Catharine M. North
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This text contains a detailed history of Berlin, Connecticut, including numerous family biographies of the earliest settlers of the town. The book also includes information on the church history... More > of Berlin, early industries of the area, the building of the New Haven Railroad and much, much more.< Less
Head Pin and Wash Up By Donald H. Forbes
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This book is about the life of a New England railroad man in the twentieth century, and his engagement in the turmoil of 1960s America, in particular union struggles and his participation in anti-war... More > activism in the small towns of Franklin and Medway, Massachusetts. The author's autobiographical note is succinct: "Born in the worst of the depression. Grew up in Hyde Park, a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Graduated from Hyde Park High in 1951. Thrown out of Boston Latin and left Technical High School voluntarily. Served in the Army like most people of that generation and railroaded for 45 years: Boston Terminal Co. New Haven Railroad, Penn Central and Conrail. "I came from three previous generations of railroaders. Enough is enough."< Less
Yale Yesterdays By Clarence Deming
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A wonderful memoir of days past at one of America's finest institutions of higher learning.
Mr. Abernathy By Tony Delgrosso
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In 1944, Willy Horvitz was a brilliant young physicist, coerced into leading a Nazi research effort to design a revolutionary new weapon. Haunted throughout his life by the tragic loss of his mother,... More > Willy hoped the loss wouldn’t be repeated if the personal secrets of those he held dear were revealed. In 2008, Parker Dundee is a brilliant young professor. Sifting through the possessions of his recently deceased father, he discovers the man was more than a mid-level State Department bureaucrat. The deeper Parker gets into the labyrinth of his father’s work, the more attention he draws from sinister quarters. Tying them together is the elusive “Abernathy”; a name known only through enigmatic references in scattered documents. His identity and secrets are of high interest to the CIA, Russian thugs, and a strange band of men known only as The Joneses. Determined to know who his father really was, Parker must first try to solve a larger and more dangerous puzzle: who was Mr. Abernathy?< Less
Mr. Abernathy By Tony Delgrosso
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In 1944, Willy Horvitz was a brilliant young physicist, coerced into leading a Nazi research effort to design a revolutionary new weapon. Haunted throughout his life by the tragic loss of his mother,... More > Willy hoped the loss wouldn’t be repeated if the personal secrets of those he held dear were revealed. In 2008, Parker Dundee is a brilliant young professor. Sifting through the possessions of his recently deceased father, he discovers the man was more than a mid-level State Department bureaucrat. The deeper Parker gets into the labyrinth of his father’s work, the more attention he draws from sinister quarters. Tying them together is the elusive “Abernathy”; a name known only through enigmatic references in scattered documents. His identity and secrets are of high interest to the CIA, Russian thugs, and a strange band of men known only as The Joneses. Determined to know who his father really was, Parker must first try to solve a larger and more dangerous puzzle: who was Mr. Abernathy?< Less
Building Blocks for Relationships By Swartz Steve
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This follow up curriculum is designed to encourage couples in their journey to understand the Caring for the Heart model. Curriculum is to be used following a week long intensive or marriage... More > retreat. Includes applications and tools to inspire you to reach for new heights and maintain a strong relationship.< Less
A SKETCH OF THE CAREER OF FRANK AUGUSTUS BABCOCK By Frank A. Babcock Jr.
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An early pioneer of the electric automobile, Frank Augustus Babcock is now a forgotten figure in the great industrial age of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. F.A. Babcock Jr.'s biography of... More > his larger-than-life father, herein published for the first time, is a thrilling tale of fortunes gained and lost, of adventures that span the globe, and of one "Yankee Trader's" contribution to the industrial development of the United States. Moreover, Babcock's account provides an invaluable glimpse into the life and society of late 19th Century New England. Edited, with numerous explanatory notes, by John-Richard Cedric Prugh, A SKETCH OF THE CAREER OF FRANK AUGUSTUS BABCOCK contains rare photographs from the editor’s collection, and a brief genealogy of Babcock’s ancestry. < Less
Evalyn and Bolder's Unnnatural Investigations - Book One: Deep Trouble By Griffen Price
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Today has been unusual to say the least.I’ve just been told by my new mentor, Dante, that I'm the descendant of a WWII experiment. I’ve been told that my friend Bolder Commons and I are... More > G.E.O. s, or Genetically Eccentric Organisms. We're supposed to possess powers like Telepathy and Super-Strength, real comic-book stuff. We’re suddenly sent off to a secret underwater base in the Scottish northeast to learn control over these… abilities. But one we’re there, I find that a secret nearby installation holding a certain legendary monster has been robbed of its treasure. That is to say, the Loch Ness Monster has been stolen. My name is Evalyn Sharpe. This is my story.< Less
From Fanshawe Gate to Heaven's Gate By Patrick Fancher
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Captain William Barker’s ship, the Merchant’s Hope left Gravesend, England in July 1635. As the wind carried the ship the passenger’s hopes were cast to the wind as well. England... More > grew distant in the background, as families left memories of a lifetime behind. Richard Fanshawe, a 22 year old traveler was on board. Using Richard as a link, the author details an English family’s migration to Virginia. Transcription errors allowed the family to remain hidden in the archives, until recent discoveries brought their identity to light. They traveled from England to Virginia, New England, Tennessee, and into Texas. Many hardships occurred, including public whippings, but the story ends on a high note as a patriarch leaves an eternal legacy. One reader says, “The book was well written. Your heartwarming tribute to your father touched my heart. You’re a man of hidden poetic talents, a wordsmith. What a wonderful family legacy your book will be to future generations!”- Hooker“< Less

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