EIU Teaching with Primary Sources
Name: Jerry Glasco
Hometown: Makanda, Illinois
Years of Service: 1958-1967
Lines Worked: Chicago to Carbondale, St. Louis to Carbondale
Assignment after Mail Train: Carbondale Post Office, Carbondale, Illinois
Read and listen to Mr. Glasco's interview with the National Postal Museum by clicking here.
In his own words...
"You were always proud at the end of the day that you had completed what they put before you to do and realized that you had moved the mail faster than it could move any other way."
Mr. Glasco on the pride of doing the job
of an RPO clerk.