Re: [Genealogy Research Club] Re: Need help finding railroad info
- thanks, will check it out.
Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2011 7:05 AM
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, "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.
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