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Elmer, Missouri - Early History
Mr. Evan Lynch
(Reprinted from Elmer Centennial, 1987)
Mr. “Dutch” Lynch retired on November 1, 1964, after having worked on the Santa Fe railroad for approximately 39 years. He began his lifetime work in June of 1925. Mr. Lynch served as a helper, a carpenter, and in 1939, became foreman of the B and B department. He remained foerman until his retirement.This retired citizen worked on the two branch lines of the Santa Fe, and he and his sife (Lena) spent much of their lives living in railroad cars. Both Mr. And Mrs. Lynch enjoy retirement and during Mr. Lynch’s spare time, he enjoys hunting and fishing