The Peninsula Bookman: Prairie Whistles: Tales of Midwest Railroading
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54212
USA
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Prairie Whistles: Tales of Midwest Railroading

$16.95
Prairie Whistles: Tales of Midwest Railroading

ISBN: 0-915024-90-x
Condition: New
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Publisher: Trails Books
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Prairie Whistles is a trip into the past conducted by folklorist Dennis Boyer. Weaving together tales of railroading from times gone by, this collection of personal reminiscences will appeal to any armchair historian, traveler, sociologist, or rail fan. Vivid recollections grace the pages, told by the men and women who endured the backbreaking work that created this pioneering form of transportation. Tales from conductors, porters, carmen, tower operators, telegraph operators, and others blend together to give the reader an intimate look at how railroading touched lives throughout the Midwest.


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