EIU Teaching with Primary Sources
Name: John Liszewski
Hometown: DuBois, Illinois
Years of Service: 8 years
Lines Worked: Chicago to Carbondale, Chicago to Evansville, Chicago to St. Louis
Assignment after Mail Train: Centralia Post Office, Centralia, Illinois
Read and listen to Mr. Liszewski's interview with the National Postal Museum by clicking here.
In his own words...
"Some people got worried on the City of New Orleans...(the) mail car was right in back of the engine, so if you were going to have a wreck you were right behind it"
Mr. Liszewski on situations that could be
dangerous for RPO clerks.