Thursday, October 30, 2014

Lee and Arthur Sutton - Railroad Mail Clerks

Lee Sutton was a mail clerk on the New York Central Railroad.  In the front door of the train, pictured is Lee and the rear door is his brother, Arthur.  Both went into the mail service in 1904.  Arthur quit to farm in 1912 and Lee stayed on for 18 years, then transferred to a rural carrier to 12 more years.  This train was going to St. Louis or coming from Indianapolis, IN.  This train also served as the milk train and ran daily from Mattoon, IL to St. Louis, Mo.

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--Cite this story: The Bunker Hill IL Historical Society. "A Look Back in Bunker Hill History." Bunker Hill Gazette-News, October 30, 2014.

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