Sunday, May 26, 2024

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Jack Trowill

Graduated from University of Delaware with Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree. Grew up in a family of railroaders. Worked for GE/Lockheed Martin for 37 years, principally in logistics, technical publishing, televised training productions. Have had published technical, fiction, historical, railroading articles. Lectured on railroads, circus history, local history, spelunking.

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100 years of Berkshires’ railroading: What will the next century bring?

In 1919, trolley cars are in operation from Hoosick Falls, N.Y., to Bennington, Vt., and Williamstown, North Adams, Pittsfield, Stockbridge, and Great Barrington, Mass., and Canaan, Conn.

‘The American’s Book,’ the immigrant railroad worker’s guide to citizenship

Entire communities within the cities through which the railroad system operated were founded by migrants from many countries. With thanks to “The American’s Book,” many of the progeny of those migrants rose to prominence in business, industry, and government.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.