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.
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
> 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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