Sylvester Eul Interview, ca. 1977
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Horses; Horse-drawn vehicles; Trucks; Automobiles; Delivery of goods; Freight and freightage; Trucking; Collecting of accounts
Sylvester Eul was 81 years old and a life-time resident of Morris.
In this interview, Sylvester discusses trucking and delivery work in Morris, mentioning the various goods he delivered, for which companies, and to which communities. He talks about transport by horse-drawn carts, and the first truck his father bought. His wife Edna comments on her role as bill collector for her husband's business.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Eul, Sylvester, "Sylvester Eul Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 92.
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