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Riding the Orphan Trains with Rudy Daniels

When Feb 03, 2018
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
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Join us at the library and learn about the Orphan Trains.
Why they became popular, what trains were used, and why they came to an end in the 1920's.

Rudy Daniels is a retired Assistant Dean and Department Chair of Railroad Operations Technology at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City, Iowa. He has written the official history of United States railroads, Trains Across the Continent, contributing editor of the Railway Atlas of North America, Railroading on Three Continents, and has just finished The Great Railroad War.


This program is funded by Humanities Iowa, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and sponsored by the Friends of the Library.