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Title:
Down the Tracks of Time A Nostalgic Journey Memoirs of a WWII railroad telegrapher
Author:
Mary Ann (McGovern) Carson
Publisher:
Mary Ann Carson
ISBN or Item #
9780982411926
Date Listed:
2013-07-30 10:51:38
Retail Price:
$16.95
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Down the Tracks of Time: A Nostalgic Journey

Memoirs of a WWII railroad telegrapher

By Mary Ann (McGovern) Carson.

Softcover, 234 pages, 8x5. 2012.

"It's 1942, and America is at war. Many men and women have joined the military services. Our nation's labor shortage has become critical, especially to the railroads....

"Mary Ann Carson has mined the memory of an 18 year old Iowa farm girl, recruited out of high school by the mighty (and mighty hard up for workers, they thought) Union Pacific Railroad. Soon to be sent to western Nebraska to do what was thought of as man's work, this slip of a gal allows us access to a chapter of railroad history seldom recalled in this day and age - the keeping of these steaming behemoths rolling DOWN THE TRACKS OF TIME"