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Don’t just read about railroading – LIVE IT! Over 280 PAGES Over 60 real-life stories that place you directly in the engineer’s seat in the locomotive. Original, never-before-seen photos. (Black & White) PLUS – Questions and Answers Interesting Facts AND – Terms and Definitions Glossary For over two years, this husband and wife team worked together to document John’s railroad career. He told the stories as Sheri typed allowing her to know more of what he did during his trips away. LIVE railroad history through John’s expressive, trip experiences that he remembers most vividly. “I was one of the few employees hired in engine service that started by firing steam engines and retiring as an employee operating up to 6,000 horse power computer controlled General Electric diesel locomotives with just under 2,000,000 compensated miles. To date, they haven’t built anything bigger than the biggest locomotive that I had the privilege to operate.” This is a book that is meant for sharing. Not only with you, dear reader, but with generations to come. ENJOY!


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