Career railroader living in southwest USA.
Started with Southern Pacific (NWP Division/Santa Rosa) in electrical construction/signal maint in late 70s.
Hired out to Amtrak, '80 to mid-2000's.
On Board Services, promoted to Train Svc (AC) late 80's. Was rules and student trip qualified
to run over all 3 roads out of Los Angeles- SF. SP, UP to the old division points back then.
7 years mgmt in HRD, developing curriculum and training new hires in
various job categories within Amtrak. Specialized in safety training.
Now retired. 4 generation railroad family with our youngest member an active Metra Condr. (CHI)
who works the "Racetrack" to Aurora.