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The Railroad Trestle
It was in the early spring of 1940. I was 13 years old, living in the small town of Sunbury in the coal regions of northeastern Pennsylvania. It wasn't a coal-mining town, but it was the home of many railroaders for the Pennsylvania & Reading Railroad. My dad was a fireman on the steam engines for the Pennsylvania Railroad, which was why we usually lived close to freight yards and the heavily traveled railroad tracks.
By L. Wellington Miller

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