By B.A. Botkin,Alvin F. Harlow
The largest shipment of excessive iron lore and legend ever hauled in a single load, A TREASURY OF RAILROAD FOLKLORE includes over a century of the best tales, traditions and songs of the yankee railroad. listed below are spell-binding stories of iron horses and iron males – the boomers, brass buttons and brass collars, the hoggers, tallow pots and gandy dancers.
This assortment tells the reality in the back of the railroad saints and sinners, courageous engineers, robbers and gamblers, hoboes, empire developers and tricksters, whose exploits and achievements all mark milestones within the historical past of railroading.
You will meet the entire so much memorable characters within the background of the iron rail, together with Peter Cooper, Theodore Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, Wells Fargo and Casey Jones. you can be overjoyed wiith dramatic debts of runaway trains and epic robberies. you'll roar with laughter at hilarious pranks and tips, feuds and hoaxes, and achieve new perception into the center and spirit of the railroads and the lads who made, run and rode them.
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