George P. Kampmeyer Interview, 1975

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George P. Kampmeyer Interview, 1975

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Interviewer

Colleen Illg

Interviewee

George P. Kampmeyer

Date Recorded

5-23-1975

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

Kampmeyer Residence, Currie, Minnesota

County

Murray County

Keywords

Railroads--Minnesota--Murray County, North-Western Railroad Company, Railroads--Employees--Minnesota--Currie

Description

George Kampmeyer was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and moved to Iowa, where he farmed for a period of time. At the age of 36, he was employed by the railroad. He served as an agent of the Northwestern Railroad, Currie, Minnesota, until his retirement at the age of 66.

In this interview, George Kampmeyer discusses the history of railroads in Murray County and also recalls experiences working with the railroad.

Run Time

00:42:17

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

MCKampmeyer01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

334

George P. Kampmeyer Interview, 1975

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