An accidental beginning

Two mishaps in a month did not scare off a new SP fireman
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As an 18-year-old kid going firing on Southern Pacific’s Coast Division in 1953, my life was just one big adventure. Had I believed in jinxes, however, I might not have been so enthusiastic. Before my first two months on the job had passed, I&...

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Before Penn Central

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