But then the conductor locks you in when the train starts; there is no water to drink in the car; there is no heating apparatus for night travel; if a drunken rowdy should get in, you could not remove a matter of twenty seats from him or enter another car; but above all, if you are worn out and must sleep, you must sit up and do it in naps, with cramped legs and in a torturing misery that leaves you withered and lifeless the next day--for behold they have not that culmination of all charity and human kindness, a sleeping car
, in all France.
This was done by a single boy, who stood with eyes and thought centered upon it, and fingers flying so fast that the sounds of the bits of steel striking upon each other was like the music of an express train as one hears it in a sleeping car
, who proved so popular at last year's sale, is again well-represented with half a dozen entries, the pick of whom on paper is a brother to Grade 1-placed Sleeping Night (lot 216).
The son of a founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car
Porters and of socially ambitious schoolteacher, he grew up in largely white surroundings and married a white woman.
Graced by royalty, Sleeping Car
3425 was a part of the service used by King Carol of Romania while His Majesty King Boris III of Bulgaria, a keen rail enthusiast, used to take to the footplate and drive the train himself.
Arnesen details the familiar story of the emergence of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car
Porters, under the leadership of A.
Fire swept through a sleeping car
on a Paris to Vienna express train during the early hours of yesterday morning, killing 12 people, including two children, and injuring nine others.
Zina (Lidia Dranovskaya) is a saucy little blonde who loves to tease; she passes herself off as twice-married to prissy officer Lavrentyev (Leonid Gallis), who shares her sleeping car
IN MARCHING TOGETHER: Women of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car
Porters, Melinda Chateauvert addresses an important and understudied aspect of American labour history--the role of race and gender in shaping trade union organizations.
Each Superliner sleeping car
has 14 economy bedrooms, 5 deluxe, and 1 family bedroom.
The experts will have to shed light on the actions of the ticket collector after he received a signal that a fire had erupted in compartment 6 of the sleeping car