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He has maintained an active interest in railways and locomotive running. We hear how some performed magnificently, a few sluggish and recalcitrant, requiring every ounce of skill and perseverance of the engineman to keep the wheels turning.

The drama and adventure of running these engines is described in graphic and gritty detail by one whose task was keeping the water boiling and the steam gauge needle on the mark. This book tells the ups and downs, mishaps and triumphs of life on the footplate.

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