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Hear the train blow

Lucius Morris Beebe

Hear the train blow

a pictorial epic of America in the railroad age

by Lucius Morris Beebe

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- History.,
    • Transportation -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg. With ten original drawings by E. S. Hammack and 860 illus.
      ContributionsClegg, Charles M., 1916- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2751 .B4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination407 p.
      Number of Pages407
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6111549M
      LC Control Number52008254

      Yes. 'Train whistle' is a compound noun, which means that both 'train' and 'whistle' are nouns individually but here they work together. The word 'train' is applied to 'whistle' in the place of an.   The standard explanation I usually hear when this happens is that "some idiot in a car has driven around the crossing gates, trying to beat the train. And although it doesn't do a darn bit of good, I guess it makes some engineers happy if they "retaliate" by trying to make the perpetrator (as well as any nearby residents) deaf as payback.

      Hear the Train Blow: The Classic Autobiography of Growing Up in the Bush. Patsy Adam-Smith. Penguin Group Australia, (the 'Age' Book of the Year in ), 'There Was a Ship' and 'Romance of the Australian Railways'. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in . , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Patsy Adam-Smith collection: Hear the train blow, Goodbye girlie, There was a ship / Patsy Adam-Smith. Adam-Smith, Patsy, Get this edition.

      This is a choo-choo train, (bend arms at elbows) Puffing down the track. (rotate forearms in rhythm) Now it’s going forward, (push arms forward, continue rotating motion) Now it’s going back. (pull arms back, continue rotating motion) Now the bell is ringing, (pull bell cord with closed fist) Now the whistle blows. It was a time for learning, for devouring books and for satisfying a powerful thirst for knowledge. And then it was a time for the Train Blow tells of Patsy Adam-Smith's classic upbringing during the Great Depression. It is a celebration of the ordinary people of Australia, and of a life that no longer exists. Adam-Smith, Patsy,


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