"I DON'T know what it is, Thomas," said Walter the next morning, "but I get a bit lovestruck around Emily."
"That's okay," said Thomas. "After all, the best way to an engine's heart is through its boiler."
At that moment Virginia passed by with a large passenger train and the two of them whistled to her, and she whistled back in reply. "No Express today?" asked Thomas.
"Henry got the opportunity today," explained Walter. "James is pulling it tomorrow."
"Let me take you over to Trevor," said Thomas. "I'm sure he needs help at the orchard."
Shortly afterward the two arrived at Edward's Station. Walter was shocked when he saw Trevor.
"What on earth is that?" he gasped.
"I'm a traction engine," explained Trevor. "I run on roads instead of rails."
"So what of your owner requires my assistance?" asked Walter.
"I have here some sand to take to the other end of the line," said Trevor's Driver, handing several heavy sacks of white sand to Walter's crew, who put them into his cars. "It will be q