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Goin' Railroading: A Century On The Colorado High Iron

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Centennial Publications

Book: Goin' Railroading: A Century on the Colorado High Iron. Fascinating memoirs of Sam Speas, a life-time Colorado railroader who worked on the Colorado Central, Greeley, Salt Lake & Pacific, the Denver, South Park & Pacific and the Colorado & Southern. His memories provide a first-hand, true to life description of railroading and how it changed from the early days on the narrow gauge lines in South Park to the final days of steam on the main line out of Denver. It's rare to find such a personal, authentic look at the hard work, long hours and constant physical danger that employees faced over the years combined with an accurate description of railroad operations. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. 312 pages with index.

Goin' Railroading: A Century on the Colorado High Iron