The Man Who Wrecked 146 Locomotives

The Man Who Wrecked 146 Locomotives

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NEW!  The Man Who Wrecked 146 Locomotives   by James J Reisdorff.  Between 1896 and 1932, Iowa native Joseph S Connolly known as "Head-On Joe" staged 73 head-on train wrecks and...
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NEW!  The Man Who Wrecked 146 Locomotives   by James J Reisdorff.  Between 1896 and 1932, Iowa native Joseph S Connolly known as "Head-On Joe" staged 73 head-on train wrecks and deliberately destroyed 146 old steam locomotives before large thrill-seeking audiences at state fairs and other public events.   This book looks at the fascinating career of this train wrecker and the technique used in staging the wrecks and includes rare photographs with informative text.  Softbound.  48 pages.