Gandydancer's Children: A Railroad Memoir, by Frank Wendell Call
This colorful narrative includes commentaries on railroading and the railroaders' language and describes social conditions and customs existing in tiny-town Nevada in the early twentieth century, from the viewpoint of the children.
gandydancer: n [perh. fr. the now defunct Gandy Manufacturing Company, Chicago, Illinois, which made tools used by railroad laborers] 1: a laborer in a railroad section gang 2: an itinenerant or seasonal laborer
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: University of Nevada Press (August 1, 2000)