New PDF release: Detours: A Memoir of a Railroad Man

By Gail F. Menitzer

Learn approximately Gail F. Meintzer's philosophies from classes discovered the tough manner, as he took the lengthy street much less traveled at the iron highway.

Travel with Gail F. Meintzer as he trips with the railroad approach from Deerfield, Illinois to Milwaukee, Wisconsin around the plains to Seattle, Washington prior to he heads to Des Moines, Minneapolis, and the Windy urban. Then another vacation spot, as he ultimately settles in eco-friendly Bay, Wisconsin.

As a clerk-typist, he made a reputation for himself within the box Artillery at citadel Sill, Oklahoma, putting moment within the Oklahoma urban occasions Bowling event, after which major his regiments’ bowling staff in profitable the fortress Sill Bowling Championship. Drafted in 1944 into the U.S. military in the course of global warfare II, he was once one of many fortunate ones and didn’t see battle.

In 1947, he married the affection of his lifestyles, Neva, they usually had 5 youngsters jointly. To deal with his family members, Gail F. Meintzer labored for the railroad for forty two years, retiring as Director, Intermodal revenues for the Milwaukee highway in 1985.

His adventures were not over as he and his spouse traveled to go to their young ones and plenty of grandchildren and nice grandchildren. A U.S. military Veteran of worldwide struggle II and the Korean struggle, Gail F. Meintzer stocks his tale as a die-hard railroader for the 1st time in Detours: A Memoir of a Railroad Man.

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