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Trains at Work by Mary Elting

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Trains at Work
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Publisher: Garden City Books
ISBN/ASIN: B000NPRDWK
Number of pages: 106

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Sam is the fireman on a big freight locomotive. When Sam was a little boy, he listened to his father and grandfather talking railroad talk. They used all kinds of words that ordinary people didn't understand. They had wonderful nicknames for each other, and slang words for many of the things they did.

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