Author:Frank Lucius Packard

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Frank Lucius Packard

Canadian author who wrote as Frank L. Packard. As a young man he worked as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway. His experiences working on the railroad led to his writing railroad stories, then to a series of mystery novels, the most famous of which featured a character called Jimmie Dale. Excerpted from Frank Lucius Packard on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Frank Lucius Packard


(Partial list)

Jimmie Dale series[edit]

Railroad fiction[edit]

  • On the Iron at Big Cloud (1911) Short stories
    • Rafferty's Rule — The Little Super — "If a Man Die" — Spitzer — Shanley's Luck — The Builder — The Guardian of the Devil's Slide — The Blood of Kings — Marley — The Man who didn't Count — "Where's Haggerty?" — McQueen's Hobby — The Rebate — Speckles — Munford
  • The Wire Devils (1918) (transcription project)
  • The Night Operator (1919) (transcription project)
  • Running Special(1925) Short stories
    • The Builder — The Guardian of the Devil's Slide — Corrigan's Bes — The Hobo — Shanley's Luck — Marley — "It Doesn't Matter" — Spitzer — The Man Who Confessed — The Blood of Kings

Other works[edit]

More Knaves Than One — The King of Fools — Behind The Masks — The Devil Sits In

Individual stories[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1942, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.