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Rushing, Jim

Rushing, Jim

Rushing, Jim

Date: Monday, January 13, 1986

Interview 90a : Angelina County native Jim Rushing spent most of his life working for either Southern Pine Lumber Company or the Texas Southeastern Railroad. He worked cattle and fought outlaws at Rayville, served in the Army during World War I, worked on Dred Devereaux's bridge gang, helped John Goodman in the machine shop, and spent most of his career with the TSE Railroad. He also reminisces about the virgin timber, early mornings, and play parties.