Page:Popular Science Monthly Volume 90.djvu/38

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Going to School in a Freight Car

���The Southern Pacific Railway Company pro- vides a school on wheels for the children of work- men employed in con- struction work through the west. As the gang moves from place to place their families move with them and the school car with its teacher goes along, so that the children never lose a day of school work

��Exterior of the school car and a view of the pupils and teacher. They seem to think it nothing at all to be able to have arith- metic in one town, gram- mar in another and geog- raphy all over the country. School "keeps" however inclement the weather, for they are likely to en- counter rain in one town and sunshine in the next

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