Ride with Huey the Engineer

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In A Ride with Huey the Engineer Jesse Stuart returns to Huey the engineer of the Eastern Kentucky Railroad. Sunny Logan longingly watches Huey drive the train day after day, wishing to know what was beyond Clearwater Valley. One day Huey stops the train and invites Sunny to ride to the end of the line. ”Even in Sunny’s wildest dreams he could not imagine the excitement that was to follow”
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In A Ride with Huey the Engineer Jesse Stuart returns to Huey the engineer of the Eastern Kentucky Railroad. Sunny Logan longingly watches Huey drive the train day after day, wishing to know what was beyond Clearwater Valley. One day Huey stops the train and invites Sunny to ride to the end of the line. ”Even in Sunny’s wildest dreams he could not imagine the excitement that was to follow”
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Kentucky History Buff
This is really two books in one: the first version of "Huey" is a stream-of-consciousness reminiscence about the short-line railroad which survived until the Depression in Eastern Kentucky. Stuart blends several voices and actual people/places/events in an unusually well-crafted piece about the Eastern Kentucky Railroad. The second "Huey" in this volume was written for children (4th-grade reading level), but has some interest for adult readers.
Terry Baldridge
I once asked Mr.Stuart what he thought of the old railway which ran past the E.K. side of W-Hollow,... he just smiled. I read this book several times when a young boy. The story is timeless! Thankfully, the Jesse Stuart Foundation began reprinting this treasure of a book a couple of decades ago. In it is included Mr.Stuart's Esquire Magazine 1937 story, "Huey, the Engineer". You get both for the price of one. When writing the "Eastern Kentucky Railway", I had to include this book in it. This is
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780913428078
  • Publisher: Landfall Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1972
  • Pages: 100
  • Lexile: 910L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Jesse Hilton Stuart (August 8, 1907 – February 17, 1984) was an American writer who is known for writing short stories, poetry, and novels about Southern Appalachia. Born and raised in Greenup County, Kentucky, Stuart relied heavily on the rural locale of Northeastern Kentucky for his writings. Stuart was named the Poet Laureate of Kentucky in 1954.
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