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A True Train Story: A True Train Story

By Susan Kuklin; Susan Kuklin (Illustrator)
(Orchard, Hardcover, 9780439455831, 32pp.)

Publication Date: November 2003

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All aboard as we travel through the Colorado wilderness on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad with this bright, bold, and exciting picture book about steam engines.

Founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in 1880, the Durango & Silverton Railroad was used originally to haul silver and gold from the San Juan Mountains. Through the years, this railroad has established a unique history. During WW II its equipment was used to process uranium for use in the war, and in the 1960's it was used as a sight for several Hollywood movies, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
In TRAINS, Kuklin captures the life of these old steam engines with extraordinary photographs and engaging text. She offers informative descriptions about the history of the

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