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  • Vetqueen
    Google PA Railroad. One site I looked at was the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society at http://www.prrths.com/. They have a research
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 11, 2011
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      Google PA Railroad. One site I looked at was the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society at http://www.prrths.com/. They have a research contact too.
      Good luck. Diane

      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, "Sunny" <circa_1948@...> wrote:
      >
      > How would I go about finding more (online) info on my maternal grandfather's time working on the PA railroad system? All I know is, he was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and was in Pa. I don't know what area/town he lived in in PA.
      >
      > He possibly worked the RR in MI approx 1905-1925-30
      > and OH approx 1925 or 30 but he also had other jobs in those states so not sure so, I am focusing on Pa for now.
      >
      > (In MI he lived in Detroit and in Ohio he lived in Canton).
      >
      > NAME: James Allen Howard
      > DOB: Nov. 1, 1885 in Pa.
      > DOD: Sept. 16, 1962 in Canton, Ohio.
      >
      > Other than city born in, I do not need other data info abt him. I have all I need...am only interested in his RR occupation at this time; what his capacity was, name of trains he worked on or yards he worked for etc.
      >
      > I am in Wa state, not the other states mentioned and will not be traveling to them so I am forced to only search online.
      > Thanks to all for any direction you can give me.
      > Sunny
      >
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      thanks, will check it out. sunny From: Vetqueen Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2011 7:05 AM To: genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com Subject: [Genealogy Research
      Message 2 of 4 , Jun 18, 2011
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        thanks, will check it out.
        sunny


        From: Vetqueen
        Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2011 7:05 AM
        To: genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [Genealogy Research Club] Re: Need help finding railroad info


        Google PA Railroad. One site I looked at was the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society at http://www.prrths.com/. They have a research contact too.
        Good luck. Diane

        --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, "Sunny" <circa_1948@...> wrote:
        >
        > How would I go about finding more (online) info on my maternal grandfather's time working on the PA railroad system? All I know is, he was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and was in Pa. I don't know what area/town he lived in in PA.
        >
        > He possibly worked the RR in MI approx 1905-1925-30
        > and OH approx 1925 or 30 but he also had other jobs in those states so not sure so, I am focusing on Pa for now.
        >
        > (In MI he lived in Detroit and in Ohio he lived in Canton).
        >
        > NAME: James Allen Howard
        > DOB: Nov. 1, 1885 in Pa.
        > DOD: Sept. 16, 1962 in Canton, Ohio.
        >
        > Other than city born in, I do not need other data info abt him. I have all I need...am only interested in his RR occupation at this time; what his capacity was, name of trains he worked on or yards he worked for etc.
        >
        > I am in Wa state, not the other states mentioned and will not be traveling to them so I am forced to only search online.
        > Thanks to all for any direction you can give me.
        > Sunny
        >




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