Kimble, Roy 1976-06-09

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Roy Kimble discusses his long-time employment with the Fort Worth and Denver Railway.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Roy Kimble

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 9, 1976

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: Richie Cravens

Length: 1 hour, 5 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal background, Born: Fort Worth, Texas, Education, Father, printer, Fort Worth and Denver Railway (1928-1974), Early career, W. C. Logan, general auditor, Great Depression, Job scarcity, Salary, Lay-off (1932), Fort Worth and Denver Railway, Employment, Consolidation, Passenger and freight (1966), Traveling passenger agent, World War II, Troop trains, Job Descriptions, Troop trains, Meals, Sleeping arrangements, Fuel oil, Prisoner of War trains, Passenger traffic, Revenue, Trucking, Effect on railroad.

Tape 1, Side 2: Ray E. Juge, Leases, Land sales, Burlington Northern.

Range Dates: 1928-1974

Bulk Dates: 1928-1974

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