Carlos A. Schwantes is author or editor of twenty books, including Going Places: Transportation Redefines the Twentieth-Century West and, most recently, The West the Railroad Made, coauthored with James Ronda. When not riding trains, he is St. Louis Mercantile Library Endowed Professor of Transportation and the West at the University of Missouri - St. Louis.
"A joy to read. A personal narrative of railroads and people that is richly illustrated." - H. Roger Grant, author of Visionary Railroader: Jervis Langdon Jr. and the Transportation Revolution "Just One Restless Rider is an intensely personal reflection... a great read." - Don L. Hofsommer, coauthor of Iowa's Railroads: An Album"