An Adventurous Life (Collection of Tales from Daily Life) Life is never easy but specially so when your born in a boxcar in the center of a railroad siding in the Great Depression. Add in the fact the Dust Bowl is flooding the air your can hardly breathe to survive each day. Being from the other side of the tracks is hard enough, try being from off the tracks themselves. Growing up is a constant battle to be accepted and finding success.
Axel Rail A child of the Depression, Axel began to write in Junior High School. His family were lifelong railroad people dating back to just after the Civil War. His education was Texas Public Schools and University Colleges. Newspapers were the first area of exposure to the public. The 1960’s were his magazine days working for the pulps. Western and Detective magazines received his stories. The people of this time period have been his interest. Collecting stories has been rich in subject matters that make his work especially acceptable to the public.