Adventures of a rookie brakeman

Life was anything but dull on Florida's Apalachicola Northern in the 1940s
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I’m clutching the grab iron on the back of a steam locomotive cab, my feet on the apron between the engine and tender. I’m vibrating head to toe, with the heat from the boiler all over me. How did I get here? Green — I was the gree...

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Three stories written and photographed by Jim Shaughnessy.

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