EIU Teaching with Primary Sources
Name: Carl Mitchell
Hometown: Carbondale, Illinois
Years of Service: 35 years
Lines Worked: Chicago to Heron, Chicago to Evansville, Chicago to Memphis, Springfield to Carbondale
Assignment after Mail Train: Carbondale Post Office, Carbondale, Illinois
In his own words...
"Most of them (RPO clerks) took pride in their jobs, too. They really did."
Mr. Mitchell on fellow RPO clerks