Terry Pindell

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Terry Pindell is an American travel writer known primarily for three North American 'rail odysseys', through the USA, Canada and Mexico, each of which became the subject of a travel book. He has also written a book on migration within the United States. The Toledo Blade said of his first book, Making Tracks: "Not since John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley has anyone put together a better story about America on the road."[1]

A New Hampshire resident, Pindell is a former English teacher and mayoral candidate in Keene, NH. He is the grandson of a railroad engineer.[2]


  • A Good Place to Live: America's Last Migration by Terry Pindell (1997)
  • Yesterday's Train: A Rail Odyssey Through Mexican History () coauthored with Lourdes Ramirez Mallis (1997)
  • Last Train to Toronto: A Canadian Rail Odyssey (1992)
  • Making Tracks: An American Rail Odyssey (1990)