Danger Signals Remarkable, Exciting and Unique Examples of the Bravery, Daring and Stoicism in the Midst of Danger of Train Dispatchers and Railroad Engineers
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Danger Signals Remarkable, Exciting and Unique Examples of the Bravery, Daring and Stoicism in the Midst of Danger of Train Dispatchers and Railroad Engineers

By Jasper Ewing Brady, John A. (John Alexander) Hill
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
    • Part I
      • Part II
    • Part II
    • Illustrations
      • Part I
      • Part II
    • Part I
    • Part II
  • DANGER SIGNALS.
    • Part I.
    • JIM WAINRIGHT'S KID
    • AN ENGINEER'S CHRISTMAS STORY
    • THE CLEAN MAN AND THE DIRTY ANGELS
    • A PEG-LEGGED ROMANCE
    • MY LADY OF THE EYES
    • SOME FREAKS OF FATE
    • MORMON JOE, THE ROBBER
    • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S TRIP
    • THE POLAR ZONE
  • DANGER SIGNALS.
    • Part II.
    • CHAPTER I
      • LEARNING THE BUSINESS—MY FIRST OFFICE
    • LEARNING THE BUSINESS—MY FIRST OFFICE
    • CHAPTER II
      • AN ENCOUNTER WITH TRAIN ROBBERS
    • AN ENCOUNTER WITH TRAIN ROBBERS
    • CHAPTER III
      • IN A WRECK
    • IN A WRECK
    • CHAPTER IV
      • A WOMAN OPERATOR WHO SAVED A TRAIN
    • A WOMAN OPERATOR WHO SAVED A TRAIN
    • CHAPTER V
      • A NIGHT OFFICE IN TEXAS—A STUTTERING DESPATCHER
    • A NIGHT OFFICE IN TEXAS—A STUTTERING DESPATCHER
    • CHAPTER VI
      • BLUE FIELD, ARIZONA, AND AN INDIAN SCRIMMAGE
    • BLUE FIELD, ARIZONA, AND AN INDIAN SCRIMMAGE
    • CHAPTER VII
      • TAKING A WHIRL AT COMMERCIAL WORK—MY FIRST ATTEMPT—THE GALVESTON FIRE
    • TAKING A WHIRL AT COMMERCIAL WORK—MY FIRST ATTEMPT—THE GALVESTON FIRE
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • SENDING A MESSAGE PERFORCE—RECOGNIZING AN OLD FRIEND BY HIS STUFF
    • SENDING A MESSAGE PERFORCE—RECOGNIZING AN OLD FRIEND BY HIS STUFF
    • CHAPTER IX
      • BILL BRADLEY, GAMBLER AND GENTLEMAN
    • BILL BRADLEY, GAMBLER AND GENTLEMAN
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE DEATH OF JIM CARTWRIGHT—CHASED OFF A WIRE BY A WOMAN
    • THE DEATH OF JIM CARTWRIGHT—CHASED OFF A WIRE BY A WOMAN
    • CHAPTER XI
      • WITNESSING A MARRIAGE BY WIRE—BEATING A POOL ROOM—SPARRING AT RANGE
    • WITNESSING A MARRIAGE BY WIRE—BEATING A POOL ROOM—SPARRING AT RANGE
    • CHAPTER XII
      • HOW A SMART OPERATOR WAS SQUELCHED—THE GALVESTON FLOOD
    • HOW A SMART OPERATOR WAS SQUELCHED—THE GALVESTON FLOOD
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • SENDING MY FIRST ORDER
    • SENDING MY FIRST ORDER
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • RUNNING TRAINS BY TELEGRAPH—HOW IT IS DONE
    • RUNNING TRAINS BY TELEGRAPH—HOW IT IS DONE
    • CHAPTER XV
      • AN OLD DESPATCHER'S MISTAKE—MY FIRST TRICK
    • AN OLD DESPATCHER'S MISTAKE—MY FIRST TRICK
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • A GENERAL STRIKE—A LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER FOR A DAY
    • A GENERAL STRIKE—A LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER FOR A DAY
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • CHIEF DESPATCHER—AN INSPECTION TOUR—BIG RIVER WRECK
    • CHIEF DESPATCHER—AN INSPECTION TOUR—BIG RIVER WRECK
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • A PROMOTION BY FAVOR AND ITS RESULTS
    • A PROMOTION BY FAVOR AND ITS RESULTS
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • JACKING UP A NEGLIGENT OPERATOR—A CONVICT OPERATOR—DICK, THE PLUCKY CALL BOY
    • JACKING UP A NEGLIGENT OPERATOR—A CONVICT OPERATOR—DICK, THE PLUCKY CALL BOY
    • CHAPTER XX
      • AN EPISODE OF SENTIMENT
    • AN EPISODE OF SENTIMENT
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE MILITARY OPERATOR—A FAKE REPORT THAT NEARLY CAUSED TROUBLE
    • THE MILITARY OPERATOR—A FAKE REPORT THAT NEARLY CAUSED TROUBLE
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • PRIVATE DENNIS HOGAN, HERO
    • PRIVATE DENNIS HOGAN, HERO
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • THE COMMISSION WON—IN A GENERAL STRIKE
    • THE COMMISSION WON—IN A GENERAL STRIKE
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • EXPERIENCES AS A GOVERNMENT CENSOR OF TELEGRAPH
    • EXPERIENCES AS A GOVERNMENT CENSOR OF TELEGRAPH
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • MORE CENSORSHIP
    • MORE CENSORSHIP
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • CENSORSHIP CONCLUDED
    • CENSORSHIP CONCLUDED
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • CONCLUSION
    • CONCLUSION
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