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David K. Farley

David K. Farley is a native of Southern West Virginia. A 1984 graduate of Burch High School in Delbarton, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Marshall University in 1990. During his three-decade career in the coal mining and railroad industries, he earned a Master’s Degree from Marshall University in 2008, and another from American Public University in 2017. He currently resides with his wife and children in Ashland, Kentucky.

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From the Other Side of the Tracks

Volume 2

From the Other Side of the Tracks: Stories From off the Main Line, Volume 2 continues along the same route as Volume One with more great stories about railroading that few in the public have knowledge of. Volume Two is filled with more uncommon, unique experiences. The author has traveled extensively in West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky during his two-decade long career in the industry, gathering stories along the way. David K. Farley experienced many fun, interesting, and rare sights. From the Other Side of the Tracks, Volume Two details more unforgettable community events, safety outreaches, once in a lifetime train rides, and an insider account of local railroad operations from the perspective of someone who has worked as a manager and hourly employee for the two Class One railroads that operate in the Eastern United States. Additionally, a special section about coal mining is included in this volume, called “Crossties & Coal Dust.” More great stories, same great price! 

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From the Other Side of the Tracks

Volume 2

From the Other Side of the Tracks: Stories From off the Main Line, Volume 2 continues along the same route as Volume One with more great stories about railroading that few in the public have knowledge of. Volume Two is filled with more uncommon, unique experiences. The author has traveled extensively in West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky during his two-decade long career in the industry, gathering stories along the way. David K. Farley experienced many fun, interesting, and rare sights. From the Other Side of the Tracks, Volume Two details more unforgettable community events, safety outreaches, once in a lifetime train rides, and an insider account of local railroad operations from the perspective of someone who has worked as a manager and hourly employee for the two Class One railroads that operate in the Eastern United States. Additionally, a special section about coal mining is included in this volume, called “Crossties & Coal Dust.” More great stories, same great price! 

54 in stock

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From the Other Side of the Tracks

Volume 1

From the Other Side of the Tracks is a story about railroading that few in the public have knowledge of. It is filled with uncommon, unique experiences. The author has traveled extensively in West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky during his two-decade long career in the industry, gathering stories along the way. David K. Farley experienced many fun, interesting, and rare sights. From the Other Side of the Tracks details unforgettable community events, safety outreaches, once in a lifetime train rides, and an insider account of local railroad operations from the perspective of someone who has worked as a manager and hourly employee for the two Class One railroads that operate in the Eastern United States.

(8 customer reviews)

 

Robert Lee Fraley
Robert Lee Fraley
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5/5
1 year ago
F.C.
F.C.
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5/5

This is a great book, informative and very interesting, filled with beautiful pictures.

2 years ago
J.C.
J.C.
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5/5

The author of this book has so vividly laid out, in great detail, one of the most valued vehicles of commerce and travel our nation has.

2 years ago
Anonymous
Anonymous
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5/5

I thought the book was well written, I ride Amtrak often and could picture in my mind the story being told. Thank you for the good comments about Bill Conley he was a great man! Just wish the book would have been autographed! I will recommend this book to others.

2 years ago
E.H.
E.H.
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5/5

Impressive...the finished product was better than I could have imagined.

2 years ago

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