George Frank Schneider Interview, October 11, 1993

Interviewer

Jennifer Lee Schneider

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Description

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.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Helena, Montana; Missoula, Montana; World War, 1939-1945; Railroad transportation; Northern Pacific Railway; Railway firemen; Railway engineers

Original Date

10-11-1993

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Unions and Labor Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 302-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (28 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:50:04 minutes

Local Filename

OH_302_001.mp3; OH_302_001.pdf

George Frank Schneider Interview, October 11, 1993

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