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Tom Keenan, Locomotive Engineer: A Story of Fifty Years on the Rail as Told by Himself (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Tom Keenan, Locomotive Engineer: A Story of Fifty Years on the Rail as Told by HimselfTom Keenan is well-known to thousands of railroad men on the North American continent. He has just completed fifty years of service in the employ of one of the large railroad systems, twenty years of which he has been intimately known to the author, who has thus become familiar with the scenes and incidents which form the basis of this story and are here told in the chs become familiar with the scenes and incidents which form the basis of this story and are here told in the characteristic style and as from the lips of Tom Keenan.That the story of this life may prove inspiring and helpful to the thousands of railroad men, and others, who are striving to do right in the midst of adverse conditions, is the sincere wish of the author.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more