EIU Teaching with Primary Sources
Name: Harley Hight
Hometown: Millstadt, Illinois
Years of Service: 10
Lines Worked: Chicago to Memphis, Nashville to St. Louis, Rock Island to St. Louis
Assignment after Mail Train: East St. Louis Sectional Center, East St. Louis, Illinois
In his own words...
"...that first day they took about fifteen of us into a room...that guy told us 'you're going to have to learn where 5000 towns and cities are' and I thought umm, that doesn't sound too good to me."
Mr. Hight on the skills needed to be
an RPO clerk.
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Personnel Action Form
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|Use and Care
|Illinois Study Map
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