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Selected poetry from
An Anthology of Steam Railroad Poetry
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The bell it rang, the whistled blew'd
by O.K. Gibbings
The brakie waved, the conductor shoo'd
The porter cried, "Oh dear what now?
Oh look, they've hit a poor old cow. "
And said the chef upon the train,
"I'll soon be cooking beef again.