Railroad Man is the bittersweet story of a West Limerick farm boy's emigration to Chicago in 1904 and life as a Stockyards railroad foreman at the turn of the century, as told by his grandson, author and Celtic artist Michael Carroll.
Michael Carroll is a freelance artist, calligrapher and designer specializing in authentic Celtic art and illumination. Originally hailing from the Southwest Side of Chicago, Mr. Carroll for a time studied for the priesthood at Quigley South and Niles College before receiving his B.A. in Fine Art at Loyola University of Chicago. He is happily married and lives and works from his home studio outside Chicago, IL.