The Banshee Train

Front Cover
Clarion Books, 1995 - Denver (Colo.) - 32 pages
1 Review
Odds Bodkin's story, based on folklore that Irish railroad workers brought to America, and Ted Rose's shimmering watercolors evoke the suspense and mystery of this otherworldly chase through the high Rocky Mountains. On a foggy night, spring floods swell the Colorado River. John Mercer, engineer of Train Number 1, and Mr. O'Reilly, his fireman, worry about crossing Gore Canyon where, twenty years before, the trestle washed out and an unlucky engineer drove his train over the edge. Is Gore Canyon Trestle still there? And can they-should they-try to outrun the Banshee?

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: The Banshee Train

User Review  - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this story, but it was too long for my boys and it didn't keep their attention. They picked it out at the library because they like trains. The story includes Irish folklore about the ... Read full review

About the author (1995)

ODDS BODKIN is an acclaimed storyteller, composer, and teacher of the art of storytelling. He lives in New Hampshire.

Rev. Ted Rose is Chairman of the United States National Prayer Council. The largest network of Prayer Ministry Leaders in America. Dr. Rose is Pastor of Prayer of New Season Christian Worship Center in the Sacramento, CA region. He is the Chief Intercessor to Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference of 500,000 Churches. Rev. Rose is considered to be an International and National leader to the prayer movement. He serves as a confidential, mentor and intercessor to hundreds of pastors. He is affectionately known as the "Pastor to Pastors" He has been teaching on the subject of prayer for over 33 years, and has preached throughout America over 5,000 times.

Bibliographic information