Books tagged: railroad bridge

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Wabash Cannonball Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
St. Francisville, Illinois, (Home of the famous Black Jewell Popcorn company) has a great treasure our family visited recently. We had long heard the story of how a local farmer, tired of the long distance hauling grain to Vincennes, Indiana on the other side of the Wabash, had bought the abandoned railroad bridge to make his travel shorter.
1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
The Phone Call
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A divorced father gets a phone call from his youngest daughter, the call he has always dreaded to receive. His ex has died and his two girls want him there for the funeral.