W.T. Layton's Oral History

Dublin Core

Title

W.T. Layton's Oral History

Subject

W.T. Layton
Betty Turnell
oral history
recording
interview
Wabash Railroad
Norfolk and Western Railroads
retirement
golf
travel
Meyer's Brothers
Army
Allis Chalmers
firing
braking
crossings
steam engines
"bear" crew
"gandy-dancers"
track maintenance
conductor
passenger service
diesel engines
pension
social security
accidents
women on the railroad
mechanization
branch lines
grandchildren
health
politics

Description

This is the oral history of W.T. Layton. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell in May 1982. The interview includes his time working for Wabash and Norfolk and Western.

Creator

Interviewee: W.T. Layton
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

W.T. Layton

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

May 1982

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

Wabash Railroad
Norfolk and Western Railroad

Format

.pdf

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH99

Coverage

oral history, recording, W.T. Layton, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

W.T. Layton

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

0:00-29:25

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: W.T. Layton Interviewer: Betty Turnell , “W.T. Layton's Oral History,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed February 2, 2023, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/5045.