Love Rides The Rails Or Will The Mail Train Run Tonight

Author by : Morland Cary
Languange : en
Publisher by : Dramatists Play Service Inc
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Description : THE STORY: The villianous Simon Darkway seeks to control the Walker Valley, Pine Bush & Pacific R.R. for his own vile purposes. Assisting him are Dirk Sneath, a viper of a man, and Carlotta Cortez, the sultry siren with a heart of gold. Fortunately


Mail Train

Author by : Alice Cary
Languange : en
Publisher by : Open Court Publishing Company
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Total Read : 72
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Description : Describes what happens to the letter Mrs. Franks mails to her grandson after it is picked up by a mail train.


The Railway Mail Clerk And The Highway Office

Author by : Ken Culbreth
Languange : en
Publisher by : Trafford Publishing
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Total Read : 79
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Description : A first hand report of how The US Mail Service really worked for over a century. Kennith Culbreth started his Postal Career in the early 1960's and worked in his early years as a Substitute Railway Mail Clerk in the two Carolinas. The personal and hand-me-down stories tell what the work was like and how these Postal Workers took pride in their work.


Train Time

Author by : John R. Stilgoe
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Virginia Press
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Total Read : 45
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Description : Trains have a nostalgic connotation for most Americans, but John Stilgoe argues that we should be looking to rail lines as the path to our future, not just our past. Train Time picks up where his acclaimed work Metropolitan Corridor left off, carrying Stilgoe’s ideas about the spatial consequences of railways up to the present moment. With containers bringing the production of a global economy to our ports, the price of oil skyrocketing, and congestion and sprawl forcing many Americans to live far from work, trains offer an obvious alternative to a culture dependent on cars and long-haul trucking. Arguing that the train is returning, "an economic and cultural tsunami about to transform the United States," Stilgoe posits a future for railways as powerful shapers of American life. For anyone looking for prescient analysis and compelling history of the American landscape and economy in general and railroad and transit history in particular, Train Time is an engaging look at the future of our railroads and of transportation and land development. For those familiar with John Stilgoe’s talent for seeing things that elude the rest of us, and delivering those observations in pithy asides about real estate, corporate culture, and other aspects of American life, this book will not disappoint.


The Train Doesn T Stop Here Anymore

Author by : Ron Brown
Languange : en
Publisher by : Dundurn
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Description : Brown celebrates the survival of our railway heritage in stations that have been saved or remain in use.


The Great Train Robbery

Author by : Nick Russell-Pavier
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
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Total Read : 43
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Description : Definitive account of the famous 1963 Great Train Robbery - and its aftermath. In the early hours of Thursday 8th August 1963 at rural Cheddington in Buckinghamshire, £2.6 million (£50 million today) in unmarked £5, £1 and 10-shilling notes was stolen from the Glasgow to London nightmail train in a daring and brilliantly executed operation lasting just 46 minutes. Quickly dubbed the crime of the century, it has captured the imagination of the public and the world's media for 50 years, taking its place in British folklore and giving birth to the myths of The Great Train Robbery. Ronnie Biggs, Buster Edwards and Bruce Reynolds became household names. But what really happened? This is the story of four talented villains who took the criminal world by storm, of the 'perfect crime'. It is also the story of ruthless policemen, determined to hunt the robbers down and to make sure nobody slipped through the net, not even the innocent. It is the story of an Establishment under siege, and of one mistake which cost the robbers 307 years in prison. Fifty years later, here is the story set out in full for the first time, a true-life crime thriller, and also a vivid slice of British social history.


The Great Train Robbery

Author by : Brenda Haugen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Capstone
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Total Read : 10
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Description : Shout and we'll kill you! Threats and violence were part of the Great Train Robbery of 1963. Its loot was, at that time, the largest amount of cash ever stolen in Britain. The Crime of the Century seemed to be perfectly planned and executed, but police aimed to show that they'd find those involved and bring them to justice. Would they succeed or would the daring criminals involved in the crime escape with the cash?


Falconer S Railway Coach Car And Steam Navigation Guide For Ireland

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Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 60
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Railway Mail Pay

Author by : United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Postage on Second-class Mail Matter and Compensation for Transportation of Mail
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 70
Total Download : 497
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The Development Of The Union Pacific Transfer Grounds At Council Bluffs

Author by : Ryan Roenfeld
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lulu.com
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Total Read : 56
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Description : The Union Pacific Transfer Grounds at Council Bluffs developed along the shores of Spoon Lake after 1867. The railroad yards grew into a key component of the transcontinental railroad as the city of Council Bluffs grew around it.