Paul Palmer was a wide-awake boy of sixteen who supported his mother and sister by selling books and papers on the Chicago and Milwaukee Railroad. he detects a young man in the act of picking the pocket of a young lady. In a railway accident many passengers are killed, but Paul is fortunate enough to assist a Chicago merchant, who out of gratitude takes him into his employ. Paul succeeds with tact and judgment and is well started on the road to business prominence.
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The Erie Train Boy (1891) based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
A boy who works on a train for 2-3 dollars a week to support his mother and his nine year old brother. He recovers bonds worth a thousands of dollars for a rich man and now works for him for a sallary of 25 dollars a week. It is more of a youth book.