Archive for the ‘Train Books’ Category

Comments Off on Get To Know…Train Artist, Andy Fletcher!

Andy Fletcher’s career as an artist started early. He began drawing trains—one of his first loves—from his own photos when he was still in school. All of his drawings are done by hand with a pencil and watercolor pens. Andy’s first engine to draw was BN’s 1991 “DESERT STORM” SD60M. Then in 1992, Burlington Northern […]

Comments Off on Awesome List of Illustrated Train Books

The following are books on railroading and Western America by Lucius Beebe or Lucius Beebe and his partner. Charles Clegg. 1. High Iron: A Book of Trains. (New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1938). 2. Highliners: A Railroad Album (New York: Bonanza Books, 1940). 3. Trains in Transition (New York: Bonanza Books, 1941). 4. Highball: A […]

Comments Off on “The Little Red Caboose”

This is another children’s book about trains that I grew up with. It’s still as popular today as it was 30 years ago. The story helps improve self-worth as the little red caboose is sad about never getting waves from people like the big steam engine or other cars. One day as the train starts […]