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Tales of the rails
Tales of the rails
This is a compilation of stories contributed by former employees of the CGW. This series of anecdotes conveys, what it was like to be employed by the railroad during their era.

A roll by inspection.
A section forman rides first class.
the Great Western 90 Club.
Milton Smith of Oelwein, Ia.
Snoose Johnson
the switch key.
Train no. 96
$5.50 gets one to California.

Copyright 1998,99 Tom Tolstead