2_2852 was published in St. Thomas Times-Journal on December 29, 1949, page one.
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Photographs of Robert Binns at his retirment.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal on December 30, 1949, page eight: “Bob” Binns’ Last Pull.”: “N.Y.C. Operator-Leverman 40 Years ‘Bob’ Binns Retires.”
2_2852: “Robert A. (Bob) Binns New York Central operator-leverman at the New York Central’s BX towner, Moore and Centre streets, made his last ‘pull today and retired from active railway work after a career of over 50 years, about 40 of which were spend in the tower her on various shifts. Above he is shown making one of his last ‘pulls’ with Clarence Archer, chief operator, under whom he has worked, standing at his left.”