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The language of the railroader

by Ramon F. Adams

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ramon F. Adams.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF9 .A32 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17760390M
    ISBN 100806114355

    Unit 5: American Voices History: from Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad. History: from Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (p. ) In the period before and during the Civil War, many Southern slaves fled north to freedom using a secret network of escape routes known as the Underground Railroad. Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Sign in. Watch Queue Queue.

    The library has many fine books about the underground railroad for children and adults to read. According to the book Hidden in Plain View: The Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad by Tobin and Dobard, quilts speak their own special language. “At first reading, one is struck by the imagery and poetic descriptions. What Was the Underground Railroad by Yona McDonough is a well-written factually-loaded book about the lives of slaves in America and particularly the American South where slavery was still maintained even after it had been abolished in the Northern States/5.

    The Railroader is a ghost from the days of the Transcontinental Railroad who travels through decades of time to deliver cash, gold, and bonds to an anxious banker. Meanwhile, in Mountain View California, the Senate Budget Appropriations Committee discusses with the California High Speed Rail Authority on the new High Speed Rail design, time.   Richard Whites Railroaded is my first book on post-Civil-War railroad construction in the US, and it impressed me favorably. The main virtue of this work is the focus on all the different classes of people who stood behind the magnificent system. Not only is it devoid of dry facts, but it is also interspersed with witticisms/5.


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A true segment of Americana, the expressive language of those who rode the rails harks back to the very earliest times of railroading. Railroad Mergers and the Language of Unification [Burns, James B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Railroad Mergers and the Language of UnificationCited by: 5. Railroader is the story of an interesting life and the intricacies of complex managerial challenges, woven into an enjoyable and highly informative book.” ― Frederick W.

Smith, /5(24). The Language of the Railroad. Around the same time a secret code for talking was needed, America built their first railroads.

They added to "Underground" part to the name meaning secret. Because of the similar names, they often used the same titles when talking about people of the Underground Railroad. Passersby would only think the slaves were.

Don Fiehmann has combined his knowledge of electronics with his interest in model railroading The language of the railroader book Digital Command Control in writing The DCC Guide. This is Don s second book for Kalmbach; his first, Basic Electronics and Electricity for Model Railroaders, was published by Kalmbach /5(70).

Railroad Mergers and the Language of Unification James B. Burns Snippet view -   Railroader is the story of an interesting life and the intricacies of complex managerial challenges, woven into an enjoyable and highly informative book.' Frederick W. Smith, chairman and CEO, FedEx Corporation/5(48).

BOOK OF RULES—Examination based on facts in rulebook. BOOKKEEPER—Trainman who makes out reports; flagman. BOOTLEGGER—Train that runs over more than one railroad.

BOOMER—Drifter who went from one railroad job to another, staying but a short time on each job or each road. This term dates back to pioneer days when men followed boom camps.

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A road composed of parallel steel rails supported by ties and providing a track for locomotive-drawn trains or other wheeled vehicles.

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We have plucked from obscurity 30 fascinating books - most of them out-of-print - about railways from Cairo to New South Wales to Yosemite encompassing engineering, history, industry, photography, policing. About The Underground Railroad. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave’s adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia.

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R reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Lif 4/5(K).