Papers pertaining to the career of George A. Gray, telegrapher and station agent with the Southern Pacific Company in Southern
California. Includes: correspondence, telegrams, circulars, time reports, train orders, trip passes, a copy of the 1943 Southern
Pacific Transportation Department Rules and Regulations, clippings, a storage bill, rates of pay (1930) and certificates qualifying
Mr. Gray as a train order operator.
George A. Gray began his career with the Southern Pacific July 23, 1923. In 1925, he went to Calexico as a telegrapher-clerk.
He began working on the Harbor Belt Line Railroad, Wilmington Yard Office, at the Los Angeles Harbor in 1929. In 1944 he
was first telegrapher at Santa Barbara, and later moved on to Firestone Park.
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