File contains photographs of various railway employees, mostly from the Michigan Central Railroad and the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway. Employees are pictured working on the railway, mostly locally, as well as at various events including banquets, awards ceremonies and sporting events.
Copy of a photograph published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal on August 1, 1952, which features the apprentice class at the Michigan Central Railroad Shops in 1908. See attached PDF for newspaper article. The individuals have been identified as follows:
Bottom row, from left to right: J.R. (Bob) Sands, Hugh Adams, Leslie Travers, "Frenchy" McNabb, William Anderson, C.J. (Charlie) Marple, Frank Clarke, Leslie Freeman, Willian Sanderson and W.J. (Bill) Baird.
Second row, from left to right: M.R. (Roy) Benson, Albert Cosens, Ernest Morriss, Charles Pink, Gus Lenerty, Jack Rayner, J.L. (Jack) McTaggart, Earl Ellwood and Frank Compton.
Back row, standing, from left to right: Charles Nealon, A.J. (Phonse) Arlein, Chester Hubert, George Galloway, Murray Chute, H.G. (Harry) Manning, George Millard, Glen Rowley, Otto Shoemaker, A. McGregor and Arland Perry.
Ken Verrell Collection - Newspaper clippings series
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains newspaper clippings collected by Ken Verrell with articles pertaining to the Michigan Central Railroad and New York Central Railroad, with an emphasis on the railroad's impact in St. Thomas and Elgin County.
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
0.2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous lists showing employees of the Michigan Central Railroad, often organized by position or age. Some lists include address, position, seniority date and social security number.