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8 edition of Snow on the rails found in the catalog.

Snow on the rails

tales of heartland railroading

by Dennis Boyer

  • 131 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Badger Books in Oregon, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroad stories.,
    • Railroads -- United States -- Fiction.,
    • Railroad travel -- United States -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDennis Boyer.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3602.O937 S66 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination247 p. :
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3677618M
      ISBN 101932542000
      LC Control Number2003017253
      OCLC/WorldCa52814201

      Tracks In The Snow book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Contains chapters on William Blake, Henry Fuseli, and John Martin.5/5(6). Railroad snow plows may be some of the least used pieces of maintenance equipment a railroad owns. However, they are also some of the most important when called upon to open a rail line that is buried in several inches or feet of snow.

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Snow on the rails by Dennis Boyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here in "Snow on the Rails: Tales of Heartland Railroading," folktale collector and outdoor writer Dennis Boyer explores the culture and characters that represent railroading in the Midwest.

Boyer takes his extensive knowledge of legend and lore and creates accessible literary form which reveals the poignant human moments that echo in this massive web of steel and machines.3/5(2). Here in "Snow on the Rails: Tales of Heartland Railroading," folktale collector and outdoor writer Snow on the rails book Boyer explores the culture and characters that represent railroading in the Midwest.

Boyer takes his extensive knowledge of legend and lore and creates accessible literary form which reveals the poignant human moments that echo in this massive web of steel and machines/5(2).

Snow on the Rails is a book of short stories written by a former railroad carman on the Milwaukee Road. The author, Dennis Boyer, has brought to life different jobs on the railroads for people who've never worked the railroads.

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Featuring snow-covered James, snow-covered track, and a pivoting crane that can raise and lower the cargo piece, the snowy rails set is designed to encourage young imaginations with quirky story-starters/5(44).

Fascinating history of the efforts of North American railroads to fight snow and avalanches. Covers not only the development of plows but also snow sheds. Starting with the notes and photos of David Joslyn, the author undertook independent research that discusses the operation, drawbacks and advantages of the Bucker, Rotary and Jull snowplows.5/5(2).

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Tracks in the Snow book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Erin and Tiffany are snowbound, with only one thought -- surviva /5. Tracks in the Snow book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A twenty three year old unwed mother finds herself out of a job w /5. The Christmas Train was an interesting and feel-good story. It has humor, mystery, and a second-chance romance, all set during a snow ★★★½ I've seen David Baldacci 's name everywhere lately so I figure it's time to give in to all the hard work these marketing folks are doing/5.

Thanks to his career-making hits 'I'm Movin' On' and 'The Golden Rocket', the Nova Scotia-born country singer Hank Snow has always been associated with railroads and traveling songs. This collection gathers nearly every track from Snow's two popular RCA Victor albums of train songs: Railroad Man () and Tracks And Trains ().

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