Includes one paycheck issued to R.E. Aitken by the Rio Grande Southern Railroad Company on May 29, 1937. Also includes a
November 25, 1969 letter to Aitken from H.H. Brandt, Superintendent of the Union Pacific Railroad Company Transportation Division,
Department of Operation, congratulating Aitken on his retirement and his 26 years of exemplary service with Union Pacific.
R.E. Aitken was a carpenter and then a locomotive engineer for the Rio Grande Southern Railroad Company. He retired from
the Union Pacific Railroad Company in 1969 after 26 years of service.
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