Katie and Kenny, along with their father, are taken on a tour of the local railroad yard by an engineer with the railroad. The basis of the book is to introduce children to the role railroads play in our lives, their importance, and to stress safety around railroads and their equipment: “NO PLAYGROUND!”
Keith Niles Corman
“Keith N. Corman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1953 and raised in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, where he lived until 1975. At that time he married his wife, Martha Gail Muncy. After six years of marriage, they became parents of their daughter, Amanda K. Corman. Keith, retired from 30 years of public service and 40 years as a political activist, has started a consulting company in Cincinnati in regards to economic development and inter-modal logistics. During his lifetime Keith has had a keen interest in history, philosophy, politics and his faith. He also is an advocate of the railroad industry, public education of America’s transportation industry focusing on the jobs they do and individual safety awareness. In his spare time, Keith photographs railroads, models railroading based on prototype principles, historical research and writing both books and poetry. His most recent publications are “Katie and Kenny Tour the Railroad”, a book educating children (and parents) about railroads’ purpose and safety around the equipment and property; another publication is “”Scourged Souls, a historical drama story about personal lives taking place during the American Civil War and the emotional effects on the general population before and following a major battle.