Internet Horology Club 185
A jewel in the rough
June 06, 2015, 18:32Larry Buchan
A jewel in the rough
Thank you Mike for your feedback. here another ribbon commemorating an Order of Railway Conductors special excursion from Salt Lake City, Utah to Ogden
June 06, 2015, 18:46Larry Buchan
Order of Railway Conductors members ribbon from Division 86 in Portland, Maine, another members ribbon from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Members ribbon from Division 2 Buffalo, New York. a special ribbon for a Floor Manager Division 14, Cleveland, Ohio.
June 06, 2015, 18:59Larry Buchan
In another glass cabinet that is out of site, is my collection of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen convention ribbons and medals from the 1890s to 1964
June 06, 2015, 19:22Larry Buchan
When Woodrow Wilson was president during World War I , Congress passed the Adamson Act in 1916, a United States Federal Law that established an eight hour workday, with additional pay for overtime work, for interstate railroad workers. The terms that were embodied in the act were negotiated by a committee of the four railroad labor brotherhoods of engineers, firemen, brakemen and conductors, chaired by Austin B Garretson. Pres. of the Order of Railway Conductors. This B of RT ribbon commemorates it on Labor Day 1916, Lodge 24 is in Galesburg, Illinois.
June 07, 2015, 13:23Larry Buchan
B of RT Special Convention held in Galesburg, Illinois October 1891.
B of RT Delegate Lodge 432 Akron, Ohio Special Convention held in Galesburg, Illinois 1891. B of RT Delegate Lodge Lodge 385 Los Angeles, California Second Biennial Convention held in Galesburg, Illinois, May 1895. B of RT Delegate Lodge 432 Akron, Ohio Third Biennial Convention held in Toronto, Ontario, May, 1897.
June 07, 2015, 13:28Larry Buchan
B of RT Delegate Lodge 424 Chicago, Illinois Fourth Biennial Convention held in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1899. B of RT Delegate Lodge 162 New York, New York Convention Fifth Biennial Convention held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin May 1901. B of RT Delegate Lodge 162 New York, New York Sixth Biennial Convention May 1903, Denver, Colorado. B of RT Delegate Seventh Biennial Convention held in Buffalo, New York May 1905. B of RT Delegate Lodge 577, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Eighth Biennial Convention held in Buffalo, New York May, 1905. B of RT Delegate Lodge 162 New York, New York Ninth Biennial Convention held in Columbus, Ohio May 1909.
June 07, 2015, 13:42Larry Buchan
A couple of Diamond Jubilee medals, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Brotherhood on September 23, 1883 in Oneonta, New York. The medal the Delaware and Hudson caboose where the eight brakeman and conductors met to form the organization.
June 07, 2015, 13:56Larry Buchan
A tobacco silk from the Egypttienne Luxury cigarettes. A ribbon advertising the 32nd Convention of the B of RT, showing Charles Luna the new President, a past presidents ribbon for William Parker Kennedy retired in 1962.
June 07, 2015, 14:08Larry Buchan
A souvenir badge from the 10th Biennial Convention held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1911, Three visitor badges from the 9th Biennial Convention held in Columbus, Ohio 1909