This picture was taken in front of The General in Kennesaw on
her run from Atlanta to Chattanooga in 1962.
These were the living siblings of W. A. Skelton, who worked for
the W & A and the NC&StL. Left to right: E. M. Skelton
- Retired NC&StL Conductor, Lela Skelton Arrington - Widow
of NC&StL Engineer, Sid Arrington, Ed Skelton - Retired NC&StL
Conductor, George Skelton - Retired NC&StL Conductor, (my Grandfather).
They had two more brothers: John Skelton - Deceased, retired NC&Stl
Conductor, and Wiley Blake Skelton - NC&StL fireman, killed
in a train wreck at Ringold, GA in 1908.
Yet another example of why it was called "Grandpa's Road."
Photo courtesy of Joe Bozeman.