Military and Railroading History

A 108-page book by Donald M. Pelletier, Jr. presents his father Frank Pelletier’s personal history of his time in railroading during World War II. In The Military Railroad Journey of Chicago & North Western Locomotive Engineer Frank Pelletier: 1942 to 1945 and Beyond, you’ll read about experiences with the 713th Railway Operating Battalion on Santa Fe in New Mexico, in Alaska with the 713th working the White Pass & Yukon, and more. The book is available now, includes more than 200 photos, and can be purchased from Ron’s Books.