This delightful book series about the beginnings of a small railroad continues with book 2 of classic train stories. You’ll learn about the old reliable locomotives transferred to their new home from a railway further south. A dictionary of railroad terminology is included to help learn train lingo. Join in the fun and excitement as Andrew’s new friends embark on their first year of adventures on the Ozark Mountain Railroad as the journey continues!
Isaac has always been fascinated with the railroad and history surrounding how it brought life to towns across the nation. He is currently a sophomore in High School and is an encyclopedia of railroad knowledge. His dream is to inspire children of all ages to learn about the impact of trains and perhaps one day build a line himself.
When he is not writing, you will find him in the Ozark Mountains enjoying all that life on a homestead provides. His beloved animals, LEGO trains, shooting sports, photography, art, science, survival skills, and reading are among his favorites.
This was the only locomotive to operate on the Cotton Plant-Fargo Railway, a six-mile stretch of the former Helena and Northwestern Railway from Cotton Plant to Fargo connecting with the St. Louis-Southwestern Railroad at Fargo. The Cotton Plant-Fargo Railway operated from April 1952 into the late 1970’s and was the last vestige of the old […]
On May 15, 1956, Arkansas and Ozarks G.E. 70 ton diesel #900 was delivering a refrigerator car full of strawberries to the Seligman, Missouri interchange with the Frisco. (This line was formerly operated by the Missouri and Arkansas). Because of heavy rains the crew was worried about the safety of track and bridges. Granted, this […]