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8 edition of Working on the Railroad found in the catalog.

Working on the Railroad

by Brian Solomon

  • 234 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Voyageur Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • Transportation,
  • Railroads,
  • Railroads - Pictorial,
  • United States,
  • Railroads - History,
  • Transportation / Railroads / General,
  • History,
  • Electro-Motive Division,
  • General Motors Corporation.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8011571M
    ISBN 100760322201
    ISBN 109780760322208
    OCLC/WorldCa63164881

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    The notion of working on a railroad has always carried its share of romance, taking in everything from the dreams of small boys to legends like John Henry and Casey Jones. The reality is far more complicated and often, as this book amply demonstrates, more interesting/5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm: Contents: Introduction: The Evolution of Railroad Work --Railroading Brakemen --In Charge of the Train: The Conductor --At the Throttle: Engineers and Firemen --The Big Picture: Levermen, Operators, and Dispatchers --Working on the .


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Working on the Railroad by Brian Solomon Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 work.4/5(8).

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The first published version appeared as "Levee Song" in Carmina Princetonia, a book of Princeton University songs published in The earliest known recording is by the Sandhills Sixteen, released by Victor Records in Published: The notion of working on a railroad has always carried its share of romance, taking in everything from the dreams of small boys to legends like John Henry and Casey Jones.

The reality is far more complicated and often, as this book amply demonstrates, more interesting/5. Ive Been Working on the Railroad Nadine Bernard Westcott No Awards Grades: Pre-k- 1st Summary: Its about waking up early in the morning and working on putting down railroad tracks for the transcontinental railroad.

Review: The book is mainly drawn in watercolors, making the pictures bright and pleasing. The song is catchy, more a passing the /5. Another of these is Working On The Railroad, released by Voyageur Press owned by MBI Publishing (a company that has produced dozens and dozens of train-themed titles over the years).

This book provides a fascinating look at those who actually allow railroads to function day in and day out such as engineers, conductors, signal maintainers.

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Working for the Railroad: The Organization of Work in the Nineteenth Century Book Description: Walter Licht chronicles the working and personal lives of the first two generations of American railwaymen, the first workers in America to enter large-scale, bureaucratically managed, corporately owned work organizations.

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