He spent most of his early working life as a railroader , eventually becoming the chief assistant engineer of the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway.
A career railroader , Mitchell was hired by the Missouri Pacific in 1968 as a bridge and building helper.
Over the last couple of years, however, the third-generation railroader has dramatically changed the way he operates trains.
The heroic deed of a Seoul railroader who was hit by a running train, trying to save the life of a child at the cost of his two feet, touches our hearts in this tough world of late.
I am sure as in many railroad homes, holiday celebrations and family get-togethers were planned around railroader 's work assignments.
But to get those robust salaries, railroaders put up with wearying schedules, physical work and unpredictable assignments.
The railroaders look after the ‘logistics’ of unloading, stockpiling and keeping tabs on inventory and weights.
Wolfram said he is hopeful that railroaders and others will have some interesting items to donate to the museum, which is expected to be housed on the second floor of the Santa Fe Building.
For the majority of railroaders , the ‘road,’ trips are assigned on a rotating basis, with the order of each person's call to work determined by the time he or she went off duty at the last assignment's end.
Even assuming that the brotherhoods may have been successful among their own membership, the majority of railroaders continued to drink, some moderately and others to excess.