The Well Dressed Hobo

Author: Rush Loving, Jr.
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253020727
Size: 79.94 MB
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Growing up in the bustling railroad town of Norfolk, Virginia, and joining his conductor grandfather on overnight runs, future Fortune journalist Rush Loving was enchanted with railroads at an early age.

My Life With Trains

Author: Jim McClellan
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253024080
Size: 46.97 MB
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The book provides a short historical overview of the changes in the industry, recounts McClellan’s experience at various railroads, and offers personal reflections on a lifetime of working with and chasing trains.

Visionary Railroader

Author: H. Roger Grant
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253352169
Size: 32.95 MB
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First book-length biography of the ""doctor of sick railroads""

The Men Who Loved Trains

Author: Rush Loving, Jr.
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253000644
Size: 47.85 MB
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This book will delight not only the rail fan, but anyone interested in American business and history.

The Wreck Of The Penn Central

Author: Joseph R. Daughen
Publisher: Beard Books
ISBN: 9781893122086
Size: 61.77 MB
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"The Wreck of the Penn Central" provides a close-up view of the events that brought the Big Train to bankruptcy court--over-regulation, subsidized competition, big labor featherbedding, greed, corporate back-stabbing, stunning incompetence, ...

Nowhere To Call Home

Author: Cynthia DeFelice
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0380733064
Size: 74.50 MB
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When her father kills himself after losing his money in the stock market crash of 1929, twelve-year-old Frances, now a penniless orphan, decides to hop aboard a freight train and live the life of a hobo.

Riding Toward Everywhere

Author: William T. Vollmann
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061847046
Size: 50.92 MB
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For Riding Toward Everywhere, Vollmann himself takes to the rails. His main accomplice is Steve, a captivating fellow trainhopper who expertly accompanies him through the secretive waters of this particular way of life.

Hobo

Author: Eddy Joe Cotton
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0307420906
Size: 38.53 MB
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Hobo is a celebration of the cultural and historical significance of the hobo in American society. It’s also the story of what Eddy Joe learned on the rails, and of the fascinating, worldly-wise men who became his teachers.

Bowker S Complete Video Directory

Author: R R Bowker Publishing
Publisher: R. R. Bowker
ISBN: 9780835242066
Size: 25.89 MB
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The film is highlighted by five great Presley songs including "Follow That Dream,"
"What a Wonderful Life" and "Angel." MGM/ UA ... Take a ride on a turtle's back &
swim past eels, octopi, glowing fish - even a shark ! ... Action & Adventure. 55 min
. Ralph Bellamy, Audrey Meadows & Jack Lord. Hard boiled detective Mike
Barnett uses his fists to solve crimes in this action packed show. In "Midnight
Express" there's murder aboard a speeding train as Mike infiltrates a counterfeit
ring.