Durway, W L 1976-01-26

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W. L. Durway, a retired employee of the Fort Worth and Denver Railway, recalls his experiences in connection with the railroad, placing special emphasis on management-labor relationships within the company.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: W. L. Durway

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Date: January 26, 1976

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: Richie Cravens

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal and family background, Jobs with railroad, Ticket stamper (1919), Traveling auditor (1928-1936), Accountant, Cashier, Paymaster, Secretary-treasurer, General auditor (1960-1966), Decrease in traffic, Freight, Passenger, Development of towns, Employee seniority roster, Railroad union, Compulsory membership, Employee turn-over, Wages, Effects of trucking, Taxes on railroad

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1919-1966

Bulk Dates: 1919-1966

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