Browse Items (1 total) Tags: William Bankson Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Mr. and Mrs. William Bankson's Oral History This is the oral history of Mr. and Mrs. William Bankson. They were interviewed by Betty Turnell on March 27, 1986. The interview includes his time with Wabash Railroad and their family life. Tags: 1986, 4-H, Bethany IL, Betty Turnell, big hook, Boy Scouts, childhood, choir, clothing donation, Decatur IL, Decatur Roundhouse, diesel locomotives, electric welding trade, family life, First United Methodist Church, Forsyth IL, grease cup filler, Great Depression, handyman, Hubert Bankson, interview, labor gang, machinist, machinist's helper, March 1986, Marilyn Bankson, Mexico, mission, Mr. and Mrs. William Bankson, Mrs. William Bankson, Music, North Dakota, oral history, passenger trains, recording, steam crane, Steam Locomotives, train wrecks, Trains, travelling, Wabash Railroad, William Bankson, wrecker, wrecking crew Featured Item Businesses - The Hotel Decatur - 161 W. Water St. These are historical accounts of the business at 161 S. Water St.