Dorothy R. Scheele
the creator of the Friendship Train web site, has been researching
and writing about the Friendship and Merci Trains since about 2000.
She became interested in the trains while visiting the Arizona Capitol
Museum in Phoenix. Several of her articles have appeared in journals
and magazines in Pennsylvania, California, and Nevada.
Scheele’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
site is intended as a companion site to the French Merci Train
which has complete information on the Merci boxcars. Ms Scheele
and that website's founder, Mr. Earl Bennett, have been exchanging
information for many years.
Scheele's print publications can be found in the following journals:
County Magazine [Pennsylvania] Nov 2001
Heritage Spring 2003
Territorial Quarterly Summer 2003
Pennsylvania History Fall 2003
Historical Society Quarterly Winter 2003
[California] March 2004