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A Ride in the Crummy
by Gary Hines
illustrated by Anna Grossnickle Hines

Traveling together on a modern train, Grandpa tells Toby about the special trip he and his family took when he was a boy and rode in the crummy (caboose) of a steam train. The ride is lovingly described and even more beautifully illustrated. The attractive design features full-page watercolors on the right and text and a small painting in which one can trace the progress of the train on the left."  School Library Journal 6/91 

For another story about the railroad logging camp, and some background on how we wrote and illustrated the books, see
Day of the Highclimber.

Also see Gary's webpage.

Published by Greenwillow Books, 1991 

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