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Family History Album


the round one with the guy in the handlebar mustache was my grandfather and grandmother and my mother when she was 1 year old taken in 1901

in the one wih the engine my dad was in front with the light colored sweater it was taken in 1934 my dad worked on the road from 1920 to 1967 my uncle from 1918 till 1967 my grandfather from 1912 to 1935 when my dad and my uncle retired they had their pictures and a big write up in the peoria paper that they had worked so many years on the same road dad was head of the store room he told once how an engine had poked its nose through the brick wall they were supposed to stay on the track but that one didn't one thing i remember was him taking me down there when i was little and letting me drive the engine onto the turn table



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