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Big Dan; the story of a colorful railroader,

Author: Frank Cunningham
Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, Deseret News Press, 1946.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Daniel Goode Cunningham was born in 1873 on a plantation in Bedford County, Virginia, the son of George Lodiwick and Susan Saunders Cunningham. He started working for the railroad at age 18 as a machinist apprentice. He became general foreman on the Norfolk and Western Railroad; general foreman for the Santa Fe at Needles; Superintendent of Shops for the Denver & Rio Grande Western at Salt Lake City; Superintendent  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cunningham, Frank, 1911-
Big Dan.
Salt Lake City, Utah, Deseret News Press, 1946
(OCoLC)651800931
Named Person: Daniel Goode Cunningham; Cunningham.; Daniel Goode Cunningham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Cunningham
OCLC Number: 2453951
Description: 350 pages illustrations 24 cm
Responsibility: by Frank Cunningham.

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Daniel Goode Cunningham was born in 1873 on a plantation in Bedford County, Virginia, the son of George Lodiwick and Susan Saunders Cunningham. He started working for the railroad at age 18 as a machinist apprentice. He became general foreman on the Norfolk and Western Railroad; general foreman for the Santa Fe at Needles; Superintendent of Shops for the Denver & Rio Grande Western at Salt Lake City; Superintendent of Motive power for the Denver & Salt Lake; and master mechnic of the Salt Lake Division of the Rio Grande. He was a community leader in modernizing the Salt Lake City Fire department. When he retired from active service on the railroad in 1941, he was honored by the railroad, the families of the employees, Salt Lake City, and the State of Utah.

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