Foreword Reviews

The Gandy Dancers

And Work Songs form the American Railroad

2015 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Juvenile Nonfiction (Children's)

Some of the hardest workers were the section gangs. One group called the Gandy Dancers often used rhythmic chants and songs while they labored. It helped them stay in unison for the heavy work of straightening tracks. Many of their work songs became American favorites and folk song classics.