|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1850|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 1936|
Article in the Altoona Mirror Newspaper,
Men Now Retiring Who Have Served The
Pennsylvania System More Than
Half A Century
Thomas W. Vaughn, Length of Service,
52 Years 10 months. Born June 3, 1850, at Newry, Blair County, Pa. He entered the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad System in the Altoona Machine Shops, at Round House No. 1, as Engine Cleaner, on June 19, 1864. In this capacity he worked until January 1, 1869, when he was promoted to Shop Hand. He was advanced to Machinist on Dec. 1, 1872, but resigned on Sept. 23, 1873.
Mr. Vaughn re-entered the employ of the Pennsylvania System, on the Pittsburgh Division, as Locomotive Fireman, on Nov. 3, 1873. He was advanced to Engineman on Aug. 9, 1881, and later transfered to Brakeman, in which capacity he was empolyed up until July 7, 1891, when he was transfered to Juniata Shops as Steam Fitter. Here he remained until Dec. 1, 1902, where he has since been employed as Stationary Engineer and Machinist, Helper.
Mr. Vaughn was relieved from active service, under the pension regulations, on July 1, 1920, and his name was added to the "Roll of Honor." He was a member of the Employes Voluntary Relief Fund since Dec. 24, 1888.
Norman Albert Vaughn (1887 - 1955)*
Created by: Diane Hawkins
Record added: Aug 25, 2013
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