Rudolph Trebbe retires from Railroad
Two Railroad Veterans Out To Retire After Long Service Pratt—Two more veteran Rock Island employes of Pratt have retired retired from active duty as pensioners: pensioners: Rudolph Trebbe, 65, for the past 38 years an engineer, and George Walton, 67, a conductor here for years. Engineer Trebbe lacked but a month of having served 48 years on tile Rock Island system. He began as a roundhouse employe at Herington in 1890. He served as engine watchman at Dodge City for two years, being promoted there to fireman. He became an engineer in 1900. For ,the past few years he was at the throttle of the Golden Slate Limited and Californian, out of Pratt. During his 48 years of service he never met with a serious accident accident and had a perfect record. Conductor Walton also has been the railroad more than forty years, his first service being with the Denver & Rio Grande. He began work for the Rock Island 27 years ago as a brakeman at Goodlanri. Two years later, in 1913 he was transferred to Pratt. He has been a conductor since 1914.