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FREIGHT TRAIN by Donald  Crews Kirkus Star


illustrated by Donald Crews

Pub Date: Oct. 16th, 1978
ISBN: 0688117015
Publisher: Greenwillow

As trains do, this one simply--splendidly simply--comes and goes. Starting with an empty track, Crews sets down and names the six different ears: each a different primer-bright color, all together a streaking rainbow when pulled along by the moving black engine. Through tunnel and city and darkness and daylight moves the freight train, "Going, going--gone," leaving behind a trail of smoke and a strong, sharp impression. Clean, clear, brillant design, with no drag.