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A railway is a means of transport.
“ In mid-sentence, there was a jolt and the unmistakable hissing sound of the steam engine was heard. The train came to life and started to roll out of the terminal, chugging away. Still hanging out of the window waving to my mother, I suddenly got a cinder in my eye from the black cloud of smoke that descended upon us. Closing the window helped, but smoke and cinders continued coming into our car. The cinder aggravated my eye most of the way to Andover, New Jersey, our destination. Now I perceive ...more ”
“ The emergency services had not yet been organized. Rosine could go where she wished. Her high heels made her stumble in the darkness, over the stones, the frozen clods of soil, over the tussocks of grass, the countless obstacles of the rough earth. She was shivering with cold and thought she might be about to faint away amid the sinister din of the disaster. A fearful chaos was becoming apparent. Rude forms stood erect, the silhouette of a heap of rails. Lanterns, miserable yellow stars, circu ...more ”
If you love reading about all railways, then join this group :)
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[close] ...October 10, 2010 to November 24, 2010... Brian Leung is an award winning author, and a Southern California native who now lives and teaches in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of WORLD FAMOUS LOVE ACTS, LOST MEN, and the most recent TAKE ME HOME. In his spare time he's out in the yard, out in the community, out in the world.
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This is a book group that reads and discusses Colorado books from the 50 selections on 'A Litera…more
[close] This is a book group that reads and discusses Colorado books from the 50 selections on 'A Literary Map of Colorado' (2013) published by Wild Clover Book Services.
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Think about it. Children, abandoned in the streets. No older than 10. What becomes of them? Why…more
[close] Think about it. Children, abandoned in the streets. No older than 10. What becomes of them? Why they join the extensive league of unwanted- The Rendered Useless Railway.These children run the railways of America, from California to Maine. The face the dangers of trains, subways, and any other thing that makes its way underground. After all, they are the children of the unwanted, so they have no better thing to do then hide, and pretend to be dead. ....Right?
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