California Railroad Employment Records Supplimental Occupation List

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*Piper Hlpr
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*Pit Man or Pitman  
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*Planer Millman
*Plumber also Asst Plumber  
*Plumber also Asst Plumber  
*Pop and G Ins
*Pop and G Ins

Revision as of 06:09, 20 December 2010

Contents

Supplemental occupation list

Other possible occupations

Key as seen. Not to be picky, but R.H. Lab would be keyed RH Lab (just remove periods) If it is shown as R. H. Lab then it would be keyed as R H Lab-- Karen. View R H Lab example image here

There is a book in the public domain available free to read online or to download in many different formats. The book classifies railroad occupations by name and category. 1921 United States Railroad Labor Board Rules for Reporting Information on Railroad Employees Together With A Classification and Index of Steam Railroad Occupations. M. D. Lundy

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  • 1st Tic Clerk
  • 2nd Tic Clerk
  • 2nd W C
  • 3rd Tick Clerk
  • 3d W C
  • 477 Clerk
  • 5501 Clerk

A

  • A B Foreman
  • A B Hlpr
  • A B Hlpr App
  • A B Insp
  • A B Machinist
  • A B Man
  • A B Rep Hlp
  • A B Repr
  • A C Maintnr
  • Abst Clerk
  • Abstract Clk
  • Accident Clerk
  • Acct (Accountant)
  • Acetylene Welder
  • ADC
  • Adobe Maker
  • Agent
  • Agt Opr
  • Agt Telgr
  • Air Foreman
  • Air Brakeman
  • Air Brake Handyman
  • Air Brake Helper
  • Air Brk and Eng Inspector
  • Air Testman
  • Airman
  • ANC
  • Apprentice
  • Apron Tender (also Apr Tndr)
  • Asst Caller
  • Asst C D
  • Asst Checkman
  • Asst Chief Disp
  • Asst Engr
  • Asst Fore Elect
  • Asst Lease Clerk
  • Asst M M
  • Asst S B M
  • Asst Sig Supt
  • Asst Supt
  • Asst T K
  • Asst Tender
  • ATM Clk
  • AYM (Assistant Yardman)
  • Atticman

B

  • B and B Supvr
  • Babbitman (Melts and pours Babbit metal)
  • Baggageman
  • Bageman (Baggageman)
  • Bagman
  • Bag Labr
  • Batt Man (Battery Man)
  • Bdge Insp (Bridge Inspector)
  • Bg Hlpr (Baggage Helper)
  • Bill Clerk
  • Bl Clk
  • Blacksmith
  • Blacksmith Hlp
  • Blkmr
  • Blksmth Foreman
  • Blksmth Hlp
  • Blacksmith Journeyman
  • Blmkr App (Boilermaker Apprentice)
  • Blmkr Hlpr (Boilermaker Helper)
  • Blue Print Boy
  • Blwsher (Boiler Washer)
  • Blwshr Hlpr
  • Bo Filler (Boiler Filler)
  • Bo Mkr
  • Bo Mkr Appr
  • Bo Mkr Fore
  • Bo Mkr Hdy
  • Bo Mkr Hlp, also Bo Mkr Hlpr
  • Boiler Inspr
  • Boiler Washer
  • Boiler Wash Helper
  • Boilermaker
  • Boilermaker Foreman
  • Boilermaker Clerk
  • Boilermaker Handyman
  • Boilermaker Inspector
  • Boilermaker Journeyman
  • Bonder
  • Bonder 2nd
  • Box Packer
  • Brick Hlp
  • Brickarch Man, also Brickarchman
  • Bricklayer
  • Brickman
  • Brickman Helper
  • Brick Mason
  • Bridge Attdt (Bridge Attendant)
  • Bridge Ins (Bridge Inspector)
  • Bridge Tender
  • BW Hlp (Boiler Washer Helper)

C

  • Cab Mkr
  • Cab Paker
  • Cab Packer
  • Cal Packer
  • Call Boy
  • Caller
  • Camp Man
  • Captain
  • Car Bldr (Car Builder)
  • Car Cleaner
  • Car Cook Eng
  • Car Dept
  • Caretaker
  • Car Insp (Car Inspector)
  • Car Oiler
  • Car Porter
  • Car Rep Hlp
  • Car Rep Hlp App
  • Car RepJnyman (Car Repairer Journeyman)
  • Car Repr (Car Repairer)
  • Car Rider
  • Car Tracer
  • Carp (Carpenter), also Carpt
  • Carp Foreman
  • Carptr (Carpenter)
  • Car Wrecker Foreman
  • Cashr (Cashier)
  • Checkman (also Chkman, and Asst Chkman)
  • Chief Disp (Chief Dispatcher)also Chf Dspr, and Asst Chf Dspr
  • Chief Insp (Chief Inspector)
  • Chf Clk (Chief Clerk)
  • Ck Clk (Check Clerk)
  • Chf Opr (Chief Operator (Telephone))
  • Claim Adjstr
  • Claim Clerk
  • Clampmn
  • Cleaner
  • Clerk
  • Clerk Supt' Secy
  • Clm Clk (Claim Clerk)
  • Compt Opr
  • Concrete Man
  • Const Foreman (Construction Foreman)
  • Cook
  • Conductor
  • Copper Hlp
  • Copper Pipe Foreman
  • Coppersmith
  • Cost Acct (Cost Accountant)
  • Cotton Clk
  • Counter Clerk
  • Cr Wtchmn (Crossing Watchman)
  • Crane Eng or Crane Man
  • Craneman
  • Crusher Engineer
  • Crusher Oiler

D

  • D C Maintainer
  • D Caller (Day Caller)
  • Day Bagman
  • Day Engine House Foreman
  • Deckhand
  • Del Boy (Delivery Boy)
  • Del Clk (Delivery Clerk)
  • Dem Clk
  • Dftsman (Draftsman)
  • Digger
  • Disp (Dispatcher) also Dspr
  • Dist Carptr
  • Div Elec (Division Electrician)
  • Div Engineer (Division Engineer)
  • Division Storekeeper
  • Divn Form Clk
  • Divn Acct (Division Accountant)
  • Divn Engr
  • Donkey Engineer (Operates a Steam Donkey)
  • Dopeman
  • Draftman and Clerk
  • Driller
  • DRS
  • DYC (Day Yard Cleaner)

E

  • Elec
  • Elec Hdy
  • Elec Helper
  • Elect
  • Elect Appr
  • Elect Hdy
  • Elect Hlpr
  • Electrician Handyman
  • Electrician Journeyman
  • Emerg Ckman
  • Eng Disp
  • Eng Dispr
  • Eng Hdlr
  • Eng Preparer Helper
  • Eng Watch
  • Enghse 4man
  • Engineer
  • Engine Inspector
  • Engine Preparer
  • Engine Watch
  • Ex Labr roll
  • Examiner
  • Exp Clk (Express Clerk)
  • Exp Sig Mech (Expert Signal Mechanic OR Express Signal Mechanic)
  • Expert Sig Mech
  • Expert Shop Mech
  • Express Signal Mechanic

F

  • File Clerk
  • Fire Bx Ins
  • Fire Builder
  • Fire Builder Helper
  • Firebldr
  • Fireman
  • Fireupman
  • Flange Oiler
  • Flue Setter
  • Flue Wldr (Flue Welder)
  • Flue Wldr Hlp
  • Fman (Foreman)
  • Foreman, also General Foreman, Asst Foreman, Sub Foreman, Gang Foreman, Shop Foreman
  • Foreman of Inspectors
  • Foreman's Clerk
  • Foreman Wiper
  • Forewoman Cleaner
  • Front End Cleaner
  • Front End Inspr
  • Frt Bkman
  • Frt Bldr
  • Frt Brkm (Freight Brakeman)
  • Frt Clk
  • Frt Conductor (Freight Conductor)
  • Frt Repr
  • Fuel Clerk
  • Fuel Oil Clerk
  • FWS

G

  • Gang Foreman
  • Gardener
  • Gardiner
  • Gas House Fore
  • Gas Hse Hlpr
  • Gateman
  • Gauge Tester
  • Gen Clerk
  • Gen Fman
  • Gen Hlpr, also Gen Helper
  • Genl Foreman Snowsheds
  • GMO Clerk
  • Groundman
  • Gr Wireman
  • Guard (Spl Guard)
  • GYM

H

  • Handyman
  • Head Boiler Washer
  • Head Clerk
  • Head Time Kpr
  • Head Wiper
  • Helper
  • Helper 1st
  • Host Hlpr
  • Hostler

I, J and K

  • Iceman
  • Inf Clerk or Info Clk (Information Clerk)
  • Info Bu
  • Infr Bureau
  • Inspr
  • Instman (Instrument Man)
  • Int Clerk
  • Int Repairman
  • Interpreter
  • Jacketman
  • Jackman
  • Janitor
  • Jumbo Clk

L

  • Lab
  • Labor Agent
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Lake Tender
  • Lamp Filler
  • Lamp Lighter
  • Lampman
  • Ld Car Insp (Lead Car Inspector)
  • Ld Insp
  • Leader Splicer
  • Lease Agt
  • Lease Clerk
  • Levelman
  • Lineman
  • Line Clk
  • Link and Rod Fore
  • Link Clk
  • Loco Prepr
  • Lodo Prepr (Possible typo for Loco Prepr)
  • LP Clerk
  • Lub Filler
  • Lubricator

M

  • MCB Clerk
  • M C R
  • M L Host
  • M M
  • M P Acct
  • Mach
  • Mach App
  • Mach Appr
  • Mach Eng Insp
  • Mach Foreman
  • Mach Handyman, also Machine Hand
  • Mach Hlpr
  • Machinist
  • Machinist Handyman
  • Machinist Helper
  • Machinist Journeyman
  • Mail Boy
  • Mail Clerk
  • Mail Handler
  • Mail Hndlr
  • Maint
  • Manager
  • Mason
  • Master Mechanic
  • Matl Acct (Material Accountant)
  • Matl Clerk
  • Matron
  • Mch
  • Mch Appr
  • Mch Fore
  • Mch Hdy
  • Mch Hlp
  • Mchst (Machinist)
  • Mchst Appr
  • Mchst Hdy
  • Mchst Hlpr
  • Mechanic
  • Mfst Clk
  • Mgr (Manager)
  • Mill Hand
  • Motor Appr
  • Motor Car Repr
  • Motor Foreman
  • Motorman
  • Moulder
  • Msgr (Messenger)
  • Mstr Mech OA&B
  • Mtl Ckr
  • Mtr

N

  • N Caller (Night Caller)
  • NGS
  • Night Foreman
  • Night Fman's Clerk
  • Nite Bag Agt
  • Nite Yd Clerk
  • NRS
  • Nt Engine House Foreman
  • NYC
  • NYM (Night Yardman)

O

  • Office Boy
  • OH Clk
  • Oil Pumper
  • Oil Tender
  • Oiler
  • OS and D Clk
  • OSD Clerk
  • Opr (Operator)

P and Q

  • Paint Fore
  • Paint Help
  • Painter
  • Painter Hdy
  • Painter Hlpr
  • Painter Jnyman (Painter Journeyman)
  • Park Man
  • Pass Bldr
  • Pass Clerk
  • Pass Condr (Passenger Conductor)
  • Pass Director
  • Pass Ditr
  • Pass Repr
  • Passenger Dir
  • Pce Wk Inspr (Piece Work Inspector)
  • Per Rec Clk
  • Pipe App
  • Pipe Hlpr
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Piper
  • Piper Hdy
  • Piper Hlpr
  • Piper Journeyman
  • Pit Man or Pitman
  • Planer Millman
  • Plumber also Asst Plumber
  • Pop and G Ins
  • Pop Gauge Inspr
  • Porter
  • Powder Man
  • PR
  • PR Clerk
  • Price Clerk
  • Pumper
  • Quarry Foreman

R

  • R H Eng Handler
  • R H Foreman (Round House Foreman)
  • R H L
  • R H Lab or Round House Laborer
  • R M
  • R R Clk
  • Rate and Rev Clk
  • Rate Clerk
  • Red Cap
  • Register Clerk
  • Repair Foreman
  • Repairman
  • Report Clerk
  • Rept Clerk
  • Reqn Clerk (Requisition Clerk)
  • RghCarpenter (Rough Carpenter), also Rgh Carpt
  • Rigger
  • Roadmaster
  • Rod Cup Filler
  • Rod Painter
  • Rodcupman (no idea what this is, but it was clearly typewritten)
  • Rodman
  • Roundhouse eng handler hlpr
  • RR Officer

S

  • S B M
  • Sand Drier
  • Sand Dryer
  • Saw Filer
  • Scrapgather
  • Scratch Carpt (Scratch Carpenter)
  • Sealer
  • Sec Foreman
  • Sec Stk (Section Storekeeper)
  • Sec Stkpr (Section Storekeeper)
  • Secy (Secretary)
  • Shedwatchman
  • Shop Boss
  • Shop Foreman
  • Shop Mech
  • Signalman
  • Sig Supvr (Signal Supervisor)
  • Sig Supt (also Asst Sig Supt)
  • Sign Writer
  • Special Agt
  • Spl Guard (Special Guard)
  • Splicer
  • Spl Officer
  • Spreaderman
  • Staff Maintner
  • Stat Eng, (also Sta Engr)
  • Station Cleaner
  • Station Mstr
  • Stationman
  • Steam Shovel Engineer
  • Steampipe Man
  • SteelCarRep Journeyman (Steel Car Repairer Journeyman)
  • Steno (Stenographer)
  • Steno and Clerk
  • Steno Asst
  • Stevedore
  • Stkpr (Storekeeper)
  • Store Clerk
  • Storekpr (Storekeeper)
  • Stower
  • Straw Boss
  • Str Kpr (Store Keeper)
  • Student Tkt Clk
  • Sub Foreman
  • Substa Att
  • Supman
  • Supplyman
  • Supt (Superintendent)
  • Supt Power Lns
  • Supt Secy
  • Sweeper
  • Switchman
  • Switch Tender
  • Swman (Switchman)

T

  • T K Clerk
  • T M (Ticket Master)
  • T W
  • T W Laborer
  • Tank Washer
  • Tankman
  • Team Gatekpr
  • Teamster
  • Teleg (Telegrapher)
  • Telegrapher
  • Telegraphone Operator
  • Tel Opr
  • Tfr
  • Time Kpr (Timekeeper)
  • Time Kpr Clerk
  • Tinner
  • Tinner Jnymn (Tinner Journeyman)
  • TK Walker or T K Walker, TrkWalker, Trackwalker
  • Tkt Agt
  • Tkt Clk (Ticket Clerk)
  • Tkt Col (Ticket Collector)
  • Tkt Cltr (Ticket Collector)
  • Toilet Man
  • Toilet Woman
  • Tonnage Clk
  • Tool Ckr (Tool Checker)
  • Tool Insp
  • Tool Supplyman
  • Tool Sharpener
  • Torch Filler
  • Tracer Clk
  • Track Foreman
  • Train Dept
  • Trk Bldr
  • Trk Hdy
  • Trk Hlpr
  • Trkman
  • Trkwkr (Track Walker)
  • Trnmaster (Trainmaster)
  • Truck Builder Handyman
  • Truck Builder Journeyman
  • Trucker
  • Truckman
  • Truckman Foreman
  • Truckman Helper
  • TTM

U and V

  • Upholsterer
  • Upholsterer Hdy
  • Utility Clk
  • V and T Clerk
  • Valuation Acct
  • Valve Tester
  • Vou Clerk (Voucher Clerk)

W

  • Waste Cleaner
  • Watch Eng Pumper
  • Watchman
  • Water Boy
  • Water Carrier
  • Weighmaster
  • Welder
  • Well Borer
  • Wgher (Weigher)
  • Wh and Bgman
  • Wh4man (Warehouse Foreman)
  • Wharfinger
  • Wheel Pressman
  • White Laborer
  • Whman (Warehouseman)
  • Whsem (Warehouseman)
  • Wiper
  • Wireman
  • WS Supvr

X, Y, and Z

  • X ing Wtch (Crossing Watchman)
  • X Pumper
  • Xing Wtchmn (Crossing Watchman)
  • Yard Cleaner
  • Yardman
  • Yard Master
  • Yd Clk (Yard Clerk)
  • Ydman
  • YM (Yardman)
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