Pryor, W R 1976-08-06

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W. R. Pryor reminisces about his career as an accountant and auditor with the Fort Worth and Denver Railroad.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: W.R. Pryor

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 06, 1976

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: Richie Cravens

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Father, Born: Wichita Falls, Texas, Employment on railroads, Childress, Texas (1923), Fort Worth, Texas (1930), Effect of Great Depression, Accounting Office (to 1950), Engineering Department (1950), Revenue auditor, "Piggyback" freight, Drought, South Plains line, Zephyr train, Childress, Effects of railroad, Revenue sources, Burlington-Rock Island Railroad, Great Depression, World War II, Interstate Commerce Commission, Regulations.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1923-1950

Bulk Dates: 1923-1950

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