Time books and other working papers from the career of Southern Pacific fireman and locomotive engineer Virgil Blaine Brewer.
Virgil Blaine Brewer was a fireman and locomotive engineer for the San Joaquin Division of Southern Pacific Railroad and a
member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Enginemen & Firemen’s Bakersfield California Mt. Whitney Lodge No. 139. He was born
on May 6, 1898 and began working for Southern Pacific in 1919.
Mr. Brewer, who died in 1952, had a wife, Katharine and a son, Joe.
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