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Workin" on the railroad

reminiscences from the age of steam.

by Richard Reinhardt

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by American West Pub. Co. in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- History,
    • Railroads -- United States -- Anecdotes

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited with commentary.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2751 .R4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination318 p.
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5699211M
      ISBN 100910118177
      LC Control Number70112734

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In Workin on the Railroad, Richard Reinhardt presents firsthand accounts from engineers, brakemen, porters, conductors, section men, roundhouse workers, switchmen, telegraphers, surveyors, and other neglected pioneers who worked the railroad during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Age of.

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Yet, children rarely learn all the lyrics originally intended in the song, as some of those were incredibly racist and deeply : Kim Ruehl. Railfan & Railroad, October “Solomon’s writing is lively and interesting, and he often quotes the working railroaders he interviewed for the book. It’s an interesting book to look at, as well as to read.

It does a very good job of outlining the job responsibilities of the many railroad employees we so often see at :