The Railroad Telegrapher

Volume 30, 1913
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Order of Railroad Telegraphers , Peoria, Ill.
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A meeting of telegraphers representing the major U.S. railroads met in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on June 9, Organized by Ambrose D. Thurston (–), publisher of the trade journal Railroad Telegrapher, in Vinton, Iowa, the group formed the Order of Railway Telegraphers of North America, with membership limited to telegraphers who were or who had been employed in railroad service.

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From a review by Jim Haynes: This book tells how Morse telegraphy was used on railroads until nearly the present time. Lists of operating rules The Railroad Telegrapher book givenAuthor: Tom French.

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The telegrapher placed the order in a string and then threaded it around the stick. The telegrapher held the stick and the trainman took only the string with the order attached in a slip knot. Telegraphers at most small stations, in addition to their railroad duties, worked for Western Union.

Ma Kiley: The Life of a Railroad Telegrapher (SOUTHWESTERN STUDIES) [Thomas C. Jepsen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is the story of Ma Kiley, a Texas-born railroad telegraph operator who worked as a boomer in the American WestCited by: 1.

Dec 26,  · Thomas C. Jepsen’s biography, Ma Kiley: the Life of a Railroad Telegrapher (Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso, ) comes from Mattie Kuhn’s autobiography, “The Bug and I: Parts ,” Railroad Magazine, April-June Jepsen took his lead from the narrative and tracked down the records that substantiated the story.

The railroad telegrapher was the eyes and ears of the train dispatcher, who was usually many miles away, enabling him to know the location of trains directly manage train movement. The telegrapher maintained communication between the train dispatcher and trains operating on the rail system.

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The Railroad telegrapher. v, no.2 July-Dec. The Railroad telegrapher. v, no.2 July-Dec. - Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library | HathiTrust Digital Library Permanent link to this book Link to this page. Embed this book. Version. UTC About the version. Emmett played on the Chipley team on and off before attending West Florida Seminary, as his work schedule would allow.

(Inwhen Emmett was 15, he was already an expert telegrapher, and managing small railroad depots on the P&A line of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad.). The Railroad telegrapher. v The Railroad telegrapher.

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Get this Book. Find in a. Order my book, Ma Kiley: The Life of a Railroad Telegrapher, from, or directly from Texas Western Press. Order my book, My Sisters Telegraphic: The Railroad Telegrapher. Journal of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers, published from to Rayne, Martha L.

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I was an Agent Operator, a telegrapher working interlocking plants for signals, switches, copying train orders for the train crews to operate on, telegraphing train consists to the next terminal etc.

I was a ticket using the telegraph, and transmitting messages from the trains to other railroad offices. May 11,  · Dodge worked as a telegrapher for the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne, & Chicago Railroad, began teaching inand expanded the scope of his school at the end of the 19 th Rebecca Onion.

Nov 27,  · From his first teenage days as a railroad telegrapher and newspaper publisher, Edison exhibited “the traits that distinguished him as an inventor — contrary thinking, obstinate repetition.

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1 book. Railroad Telegraphy Devices. Shown below are more rare telegraphy devices used in railroad operations. See first page on railroad telegraphy for introductory information. These devices are from the Clyde Conrow collection.

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There are a number of reasons why you should read Thomas Jepsen’s Ma Kiley: The Life of A Railroad most compelling one is Mattie C. Kuhn, Ma Kiley herself. This book is a reproduction of a set of articles written in by Ma Kiley about her career as a railroad telegrapher during the late nineteenth and early twentieth Janet F.

Davidson. This railroad telegraph insulator, used in Utah, was manufactured for the Central Pacific Railroad using David Brooks patented design.

The round top of the insulator locks into a hole in the underside of the crossbar atop the telegraph pole, using the spike on the top front of the insulator to hold it in place. This is a Rule Book from the Chicago, Milwaukee, St.

Paul and Pacific Railroad Company dated There are all kind of rules in this book, but all having to do with the "rolling stock" of the railroad. The rules include items such as the whistle signals used by the engineer for moving the train forward, backward, stop, and grade crossings.

book and stationery section at the age of twelve. Her father's store was located across the street from the Lewistown post As a railroad telegrapher for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Elizabeth's skill and business ability quickly brought her to the attention of railroad offi cials.

In Aprilwith the Civil War looming, she received a telegram. The American Telegrapher I seem to read a lot of books which are at the same time both interesting and tedious.

This is one such book. Written by an academic historian for reading by other academic historians, it is long on footnotes, theories, and statistics and short on flesh-and-blood storytelling; yet there is enough of the latter to entertain the casual reader.

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Operators or station agents generally handled baggage, ticket sales, and the 's many states passed legislation called, "women's protective laws," that prevented women from working at jobs that required overtime or lifting more than 25 pounds.Information in this spreadsheet comes mainly from 13 issues of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers (ORT) seniority lists published in pocket book format.

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