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Railroadiana644 of 679Railroad Transportation Teachers KitPRR (WJ&S) Passenger Timetable effective September 25, 1927
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Savoychina1
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Born in Waukegan, IL in 1871 grandpa did it all. With his horse and wagon he delivered groceries for Conrad BrothersGrocery. In the photography studio he even had time for "ghosts". At one point he was a conductor on one of the C&M Electric routes.

A card carrying member of the Carpenter's Union he was a skilled wood worker. Later when he moved to Orlando,FL he was a Pharmacist. WOW!

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  1. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 4 years ago
    Kinda cute, too! You should write his biography.
  2. ULA, 4 years ago
    Love the ghost photo! Are you selling it?
  3. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    No, these will go to my son. Really glad you liked it, though !

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