By Sheri Cockrell,John Cockrell

forty five Years of actual Railroad tales locations you in veteran SP/UP Engineer John Cockrell's seat to event precisely what he did in the course of his forty five 12 months occupation as a fireman, switchman, and engineer operating for one of many biggest railroads and such a lot liked industries of all time.
For over 3 years, this husband and spouse crew labored jointly to record John's tales. He informed them as Sheri typed, bringing them nearer jointly.
The booklet comprises over sixty five tales of real-life journey reports beginning on the Southern Pacific l. a. department whilst John was once basically 18 years previous, and carrying on with to incorporate journeys over Donner Summit, the longest non-stop grade from summit to finish at the Western part, within the usa ... and lots more and plenty more!
This ebook is intended for sharing. not just with you, pricey reader, yet with generations to come back.
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