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My Life On Mountain Railroads
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In 1917, Gilbert Gould achieved his dream to be an engineer, and began running engines for the Denver & Rio Grande and later for the Utah Railway. He was a natural storyteller, and his recollections are entertaining and historically rewarding.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. Illustrations
  2. p. vi
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. vii-xiii
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  1. Publisher's Note
  2. p. xiv
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  1. Youth
  2. pp. 1-6
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  1. 1. Trackside Childhood
  2. pp. 7-28
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  1. 2. From Newsboy to Roundhouse: Starting to Work
  2. pp. 29-44
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  1. Fireman 1
  2. pp. 45-48
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  1. 3. Learning to Fire
  2. pp. 49-66
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  1. 4. Life along the Rails
  2. pp. 67-88
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  1. 5. My Mentor on the Road
  2. pp. 89-100
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  1. Fireman 11
  2. pp. 101-106
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  1. 6. At the Rat Hole Flashing the Door
  2. pp. 107-124
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  1. 7. Old Heads, Rails, and Boomers
  2. pp. 125-144
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  1. 8. Railroad Hazards and Wrecks
  2. pp. 145-170
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  1. Engineer
  2. pp. 171-172
  1. 9. Engineer on the Rio Grande
  2. pp. 173-192
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  1. 10. Running the Utah Trains
  2. pp. 193-222
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  1. 11. Life on the Utah Railway
  2. pp. 223-240
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 241-244
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 245-250
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