Jennifer Lee Schneider
George Schneider discusses growing up in Helena, Montana, and his experiences in school. He describes working for the Northern Pacific Railway as a fireman, the nature of the job, and the process of how firemen are assigned to particular trains. He describes spending time in Missoula, Montana, getting injured while working as a fireman, and becoming an engineer in 1944. Schneider also discusses the effects of World War Two on the railroads, including the transportation of troops and prisoners of war.
Helena, Montana; Missoula, Montana; World War, 1939-1945; Railroad transportation; Northern Pacific Railway; Railway firemen; Railway engineers
Unions and Labor Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (28 p.: 28 cm.)
Schneider, George Frank, "George Frank Schneider Interview, October 11, 1993" (1993). Unions and Labor Oral History Collection. 7.