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Mr. G. Waldman

Railway Post Office Clerk Project
Name: Gene Waldman

Hometown: DuBois, Illinois

Years of Service: 32 years

Lines Worked: Chicago to St. Louis

Assignment after Mail Train: Carbondale Post Office, Carbondale, Illinois

 


In his own words...

"Each time I went out I traveled 1800 miles by rail before I got back home."

Mr. Waldman on details about working as an RPO clerk.

 

Primary Sources

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Union booklet 66-68 Pouch Diagram  Route Notes  
Union booklet
66-68
Pouch
Diagram
Zip Codes &
Route Notes
 
       
Railway Postal Clerks Project Railway Postal Clerks Project Railway Postal Clerks Project  
Certificate of
Membership Retirement
Mail Bag 
from 1949
Missouri
Study Map
 
       
Railway Postal Clerk Project Railway Postal Clerks Project    
Train Passenger
Menu
Illinois
Study Map