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By Gail F. Menitzer

ISBN-10: 0998167355

ISBN-13: 9780998167350

Learn approximately Gail F. Meintzer's philosophies from classes discovered the difficult manner, as he took the lengthy highway much less traveled at the iron highway.

Travel with Gail F. Meintzer as he trips with the railroad approach from Deerfield, Illinois to Milwaukee, Wisconsin around the plains to Seattle, Washington sooner than he heads to Des Moines, Minneapolis, and the Windy urban. Then yet another vacation spot, as he ultimately settles in eco-friendly Bay, Wisconsin.

As a clerk-typist, he made a reputation for himself within the box Artillery at citadel Sill, Oklahoma, putting moment within the Oklahoma urban occasions Bowling match, after which top his regiments’ bowling workforce in profitable the fortress Sill Bowling Championship. Drafted in 1944 into the U.S. military in the course of international warfare II, he used to be one of many fortunate ones and didn’t see battle.

In 1947, he married the affection of his existence, Neva, they usually had 5 little ones jointly. To deal with his kinfolk, Gail F. Meintzer labored for the railroad for forty two years, retiring as Director, Intermodal revenues for the Milwaukee street in 1985.

His adventures were not over as he and his spouse traveled to go to their young children and plenty of grandchildren and nice grandchildren. A U.S. military Veteran of global battle II and the Korean conflict, Gail F. Meintzer stocks his tale as a die-hard railroader for the 1st time in Detours: A Memoir of a Railroad Man.

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