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Big Dan : the story of a colorful railroader

by Frank Cunningham
Books/Monographs
English
Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret News Press, c1946
350 p. : ill., ports.

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Includes bibliographic references and index.

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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