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THE MAN WHO WRECKED 146 LOCOMOTIVES/Reisdorff

Book: $18.95 USD

Between 1896 and 1932, Iowa native Joseph S. Connolly staged 73 head-on train wrecks before large thrill-seeking audiences at state fairs and other public events nationwide. Connolly, known as "Head-On Joe," boasted that he deliberately destroyed 146 old steam locomotives during these collisions. This is the story of those train wreck events. List price $19.95, softcover, b&w photos, 48 pages. SKU: 146LOCOS. Posted 12-17-09.