Learning the lingo at Flagstaff

A young mother got a crash course in railroading when she hired out with the Santa Fe in 1943
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The time was August 1943, the place, Flagstaff, Arizona. My mother, Elisa Ward Lindenberg, and I had come west because Zane Gray’s books had captivated her and she decided the West was her future home. She applied for work at the Bellemont ordn...

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