Rudy Daniels presents Railroads of Siouxland at the South Sioux City Public Library, on April 19th at 6:30p.m. Rudolph Daniels received his Ph. D. in Russian and Soviet Studies from the Pennsylvania State University in 1971. Since then he has taught at colleges and universities in the United States and in Germany. He has written numerous articles and five books. His book, Trains Across the Continent, a complete history of U.S. and Canadian railroads, was written at the request of the railroad industry and is considered the official account of our nation’s railroads. He has also published Sioux City Railroads. He has just finished another book, The Great Railroad War, on “US Railroads in World War One.” More recently Dr. Daniels was a contributing editor of the professional Railway Atlas of the United States and was script consultant for a recent Public TV production of “Orphan Trains.