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Date: 07/20/19 19:55
Working that night in 1969
Author: bakersfielddave

while the Astronauts were at work, were any members here on the railroad working that evening or had stopped work for a short time to watch the coverage ?

We were in Upland at the time here is the local paper from Monday  ...

did any one save their local papers too ?






Date: 07/20/19 19:56
Re: Working that night in 1969
Author: bakersfielddave

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Date: 07/21/19 16:12
Re: Working that night in 1969
Author: jmhemmer

Working at Rock Island's Harter Yard in Oklahoma City as a mudhop (yard clerk).  IIRC, the evening turn from El Reno had just pulled into town when we gathered to listen to the radio.  



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