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Title Official Railroad Pay Calculator and Time Book
Object Name Book, Account
Year Range from 1949
Year Range to 1962
Creator Headlight Shrunk Overalls
Scope & Content One of fifteen railroad time books for Kenneth E. Goodson of Auburn, WA. Gray colored heavy paper with red and black printing. This covers January through December of an unknown year. There are holes in this series, so it may be one of those years. Cover graphic shows a railroad man. Cover states that this book is compliments of the Headlight Shrunk Overalls. Records the train number, engine he was working on, his hours, the Engineer, Fireman, Conductor or Brakeman he was working with, total miles, his rate of pay, total earnings, and deductions. Lined paper is pasted on last page listing gross and net pay for every two weeks of the year. Everything is written in pencil. Notes his identification as: Mr. K. E. Goodson, 205 - H - St. - S.E., Auburn, Wash. There are multiple advertisements for the Headlight Shrunk Overalls. // Found in book was a half piece of paper from K.E. Goodson to Mr. W.C. Smith requesting deductions to be discontinued for US savings bonds each week. This paper is dated Oct. 21, 1958.
Collection Auburn Railroad Collection
Credit Line White River Valley Museum Collection, Gift of Rick Leach.
Catalog Number 2008.0001.015
People Goodson, Kenneth