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The Great K and A Train Robbery

The Great K and A Train Robbery by Paul Leicester Ford
By: (1865-1902)

In this short novel the narrator is a superintendent on the K. & A. railroad, sometime in the late nineteenth century. The train is robbed somewhere in the Arizona desert. Various adventures involve this young superintendent. Romance is provided by a comely passenger.

First Page:

THE GREAT

K. & A. TRAIN ROBBERY

[Illustration: Frontispiece]

The Great K. & A. Robbery

[Illustration: Trains]

By

Paul Leicester Ford

Author of The Honorable Peter Stirling

New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1897

Copyright, 1896, BY J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

Copyright, 1897, BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY.

University Press: JOHN WILSON AND SON, CAMBRIDGE, U. S. A.

TO

MY TRAVELLING COMPANIONS

ON SPECIALS 218 AND 97

THIS ENDEAVOR TO WEAVE INTO A STORY SOME OF OUR OVERLAND HAPPENINGS AND ADVENTURES

IS GRATEFULLY AND AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED.

TO MISS GEORGE BARKER GIBBS.

My dear George :

At your request I originally inscribed this skit to our whole party. In its republication, however, I can but feel that the dedication should be more particular. Written because you asked it, first read aloud to beguile our ride across the great American desert, and finally printed because you wished a copy as a souvenir of our journeyings, no one can so naturally be called upon to stand sponsor to the little tale... Continue reading book >>


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