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Working on the Railroad: An In-Person Oral History

September 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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St. Paul grew with this country’s railroad system.  What has it been like to work on the railroad?  How has the work changed?  What roles have unions played in creating a safer working environment and a decent living for railroad workers?  Come and find out!

George Joyce, who worked 37 and 1/2 years as a trainman and switchman on the BN, BNSF, and Amtrak systems, and served as president and local chairman of United Transportation Union Local 1000, will be interviewed by the ESFL’s Peter Rachleff.

You can ask questions, too!

Free and open to all.


September 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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East Side Freedom Library
1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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