Famous American trains and their stories

  • 94 Pages
  • 4.65 MB
  • English
Grosset and Dunlap , New York
Railroads -- United States -- T


United S

Other titlesAmerican trains.
Statementby Roger Reynolds.
LC ClassificationsTF23 .R4
The Physical Object
Pagination94, [1] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6312880M
LC Control Number34035113

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The train rumbled around him as he adjusted the throttle. The night shift was always the toughest, in the engineer's mind. He had rumbled through Timpas a few minutes ago and was on his way to Thatcher.

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White sticker over previous owner's name on flyleaf. Hardback in very good condition with minor wear to dustjacket.

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