Old "Hot Times on the High Iron" essays

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Hot Times On The High Iron

Post by csxt43 » Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:44 am

I know that perhaps this isn't the forum to post this, but I frequent this site the most. Anyway, what ever happened to the Hot Times On The High Iron and "Tuch" the author. I really enjoyed reading it. If anybody knows, let me know.

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Re: Hot Times On The High Iron

Post by FaustianSlip » Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:13 pm

Agree- reading Tuch's articles was hugely helpful for me during the application process with Amtrak and in getting a solid idea of what to expect from the job. I think he mentioned possibly publishing a collection of his writings, didn't he? Either way, the RR job-related stuff was a really good read. I hope he keeps writing.

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Re: Hot Times On The High Iron

Post by Otto Vondrak » Fri Mar 20, 2009 8:54 am

From what I understand, Tuch is a busy man with a family, and he has been publishing less frequently than in the past. We'll always have the latest HTOTHI posted on the home page.

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Re: Hot Times On The High Iron

Post by Mike Roque » Sun May 10, 2009 3:43 pm

Yeah, we only publish what he sends us. I heard he had scored a book deal, so between that and family, I imagine he's a little busy. :)
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Re: Hot Times On The High Iron

Post by Otto Vondrak » Sat Oct 31, 2009 6:09 pm

After a discussion with the author, the "Hot Times on the High Iron" series is officially on hiatus. Tuch has not announced a date for when he anticipates to restart the series.
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Old "Hot Times on the High Iron" essays

Post by RailRoader93 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:19 pm

This topic really does not directly relate to CN, but since the author of the essays works for CN, it was my best bet.

Anyway: I have been reading a lot of "hot times on the high iron" essays by J.D. Santucci. I have not been able to find many older than 2003. I have found one site that had a few about "life in commuter," but they were only parts 3-4. Does anybody know where I could find any older ones, and more specifically, where I could find "commuter" parts one and two?

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Re: Old "Hot Times on the High Iron" essays

Post by keeper1616 » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:59 am

There are ones listed from 2002 here:
http://www.railroad.net/articles/column ... x_2002.php
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Re: Old "Hot Times on the High Iron" essays

Post by Otto Vondrak » Fri Feb 19, 2010 2:19 pm

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