W. T. Miller Shenandoah Div. engineer

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Sat Feb 9 12:42:05 EST 2019


Your great grandfather was promoted to engineer on Oct. 21, 1916.  That 
is all the information I have at this time.  I would assume he started 
as a fireman at earlier date.

Jim Blackstock

Miller, W. T. 	Shenandoah Hag. 	Engineer 	10 	21 	1916

On 2/9/2019 11:20 AM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> My great grand father was the engineer on the passenger train between 
> Hagerstown, MD and Roanoke, VA in the 1930’s.  I believe he got off in 
> Shenandoah, VA and left it to another engineer to get the train to 
> Roanoke.  Boyce was one of the stations where he stopped the train for 
> passengers.
> Is there any chance there might be records there in Boyce of my great 
> grand father, Wendell Trenton Miller?  I’m trying to pull together as 
> much of his story on the railroad as possible, but it’s difficult 
> because he died at the YMCA in Shenandoah in 1937 and because of the 
> timing of his death he did not qualify for benefits.  So there is not 
> much about him in the records.
> I’m also looking for pictures of his engine.  Anyone know what number 
> engine ran North and South between Roanoke and Hagerstown?  I’m 
> assuming there will have been more than one.
> Blair Miller
> Herndon, VA
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