As a kid Mike Bednar, 63, of Whitehall, loved trains. As an adult he worked for the Lehigh Valley and the Reading & Northern Railroads for over 40 years. And as of today he is the author of nine railroading books. On Nov. 5 he was at the Jenkins Township Hose Company for a slideshow and discussion attended by 100 local “railfans,” as railroad enthusiasts are called.
... While most railroad books are filled with engine action and scenery, Bednar’s books are more about people. “There are scenes and engines in my books, too, but I concentrate on the people that ran the railroad.” Continued