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OCCUPATIONAL CDV, This Uniformed Man's Trade Is Yet Unidentified. Any Thoughts?

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    Posted 3 years ago

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    CVD, I feel some ripples with my fingertipwhich explain the Lights Shading Across
    What Do You Think His Occupation May Be?
    Plain and inky number 1000 upper right ( very small) more ink stains here and thereend soil is all. No place or photographer.

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    1. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
      Steam Boat Capt??
    2. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Oh I love this whole idea! You always do the greatest things...here is my guess. Steam boat captain to me is a no. Only because I feel his shoes would be shiny and clean. The photo itself is different to me too as it looks staged and is an outside setting, I think. (That looks like a dirt floor) He does not have overalls on but I think he may be a train engineer! That's my guess!
    3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      the overcoat and undercoat, along w/ the hat must be good clues...
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Could he be a railroad conductor?
    5. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
      So far RR employee, Conductor/ Train Engeneer
    6. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      I would go along with RR employee... he is wearing a pocket watch... too bad we can't see detail of the badge on the hat... if not RR, maybe a trolley or streetcar conductor.
    7. Gillian, 3 years ago
      RR employee; trolley conductor - I think most people wore pocket watches at that time?
    8. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
      Opinions coming in now for Trolley Conductor! Thanks folks this is really informative!!

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