Friday, June 12, 2015

Taken from the headlines

This was a photo I took myself of the demolition in Sept. 2013 for the local newspaper.

It's always nice to start the day by dropping a contract in the mail.

Crosstime Publishing will be printing my ghost story "The Last Run of the Piney Woods Express" in its upcoming anthology, "Bewitched, Betwixt and Between".

This story is based on a real event, when the Union Pacific Railroad tore down an old depot - without any advance notice to the community - rather than deal with possible asbestos mitigation. The city and county would have liked to have had the opportunity to restore the old depot for historic uses. But the railroad decided it was cheaper and easier to just knock it down and plant grass.

Which is just what the SOBs did.

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