After childood of loving trains, Lodi native Ralph Orlandella writes a book on railways
Writer Ralph Orlandella shows his self-published novel, “Search For Judah’s Gold,” on a visit to the Railroad Museum in Sacramento on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. His book is a historical fiction story about the Central Pacific Railroad.
- Ralph Orlandella at a glance
What he does: Self-published author, who wrote “Search for Judah’s Gold.”
Where he’s from: Lodi.
Where he lives now: Elk Grove.
Family: Married with two children.
Career: Retired in 2009 from the State of California.
Find his book on Amazon.com.
Posted: Friday, March 9, 2012 7:36 am
Updated: 12:53 pm, Fri Mar 9, 2012.
When you come to a railroad crossing, and are stuck waiting for a lengthy freight train, how often do you take the time to think about the history of that railway?
For Ralph Orlandella, the railroad and its history has played an influential and important part of his life.
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Friday, March 9, 2012 7:36 am.
Updated: 12:53 pm.