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Railroad Delegation for Retirement of Conductor F.P. Allen

Photograph of a group of men standing in front of an SP&S train. Most of the men wear suits, hats, and trenchcoats, except for 2 men who wear railroad conductor uniforms. The 6th from the left is Railroad Conductor F.P. Allen, who is retiring. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Railroad delegation on arrival SP&S train No. 1 Portland Union Station March 18, 1952 on occasion of retirement of SP&S conductor, F.P. Allen: W.T. Cowan, Superintendent of Dining Care
A.G. Marble, Chief of Personnel
J.H. Jones, Manager N.P. Terminal Co. H. Stall, Pullman Conductor
J.L. Monahan, Asst. Superintendent
F.P. Allen, Conductor
A.J. Hunt, Asst. to Vice President and General Manager
O.A. Johnson, Conductor
B.P. Bennett, Chairman O.R.C. and Conductor
E.A. Blew, Retired Conductor
B.E. Kennelly, Chairman B.R.T.
D.R. McDougall, Conductor
H.W. Shields, General Passenger Agent"
Stamp on the back for Alfred A. Monner, photographer for the Oregon Journal.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Railroad Delegation for Retirement of Conductor F.P. Allen

Photograph of 4 railroad employees standing in front of a train. The second from the left is Railroad Conductor F.P. Allen, who wears his uniform. The other 3 men wear suits with hats and trench coats. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Part of railroad delegation on arrival SP&S train No. 1 Portland Union Station March 18, 1952 on the occasion of retirement of SP&S conductor, F.P. Allen: J L Monahan, Asst. Superintendent F P Allen, Conductor A J Hunt, Asst. to Vice President and General Manager
H W Shields, General Passenger Agent." Stamp on back for Alfred A. Monner, photographer for the Oregon Journal.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Engineer Albert Myles Celebrates His Last Run on the Empire Builder, SP&S

Photograph of Train Engineer Albert Myles smiling as he shakes the hand of J.A. Cannon on the left. They stand in front of an SP&S locomotive. Myles' wife stands on the right and a little girl stands in front, looking up at Cannon. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "General Supt. Motive Power J.A. Cannon congratulating Veteran Engineer Albert Myles on completion of his last run on his 71st birthday Sept. 19, 1951. Mrs. Myles and their granddaughter look on - in front of the Empire Builder locomotive." Stamp on the back for Alfred A. Monner, photographer for the Oregon Journal.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Engineer Albert Myles Aboard the Empire Builder, SP&S

Photograph of Train Engineer Albert Myles leaning out of a locomotive cab and waving his left hand in the air. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Veteran Engineer Albert Myles arrives 'on time' at Portland, Oregon Union Station on the SP&S Empire Builder Sept. 19, 1951, completing last run on his 71st birthday." Stamp on the back for Alfred A. Monner, photographer for the Oregon Journal. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on September 19, 1951.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland streetcars on last run

A Willamette Heights streetcar on the occasion of its last run before retirement. A conductor and two women are holding a cable attached to the front of the streetcar. A sign over the top of the car reads “Willamette Hts.” Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 26, 1950 (negative 6 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland streetcars on last run

Three Portland streetcar employees stand in the doorway of a Willamette Heights car, on the occasion of its last run. One man stands on the steps of the streetcar, while two others flank either side of the door. A more modern Portland bus is parked next to the retired streetcar at the left side of the frame. Left to right: Merle Pearson (bus operator), Leroy Whitney (retiring operator), and Jack Post (car operator). Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 26, 1950 (negative 1 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Union Pacific stewardesses

A group of Union Pacific stewardesses, in uniform, preparing to work aboard the “City of Portland” train. From left to right: La Verne Jensen, Patricia Holcomb, Veneta A. Minor, Joy Siemens, Mary H Foley, Georgia M. Rogers, Shirley M. Marley, and Dorothy J. Sherrod. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, May 30, 1947 (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998