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Currie, Ruth

Currie, Ruth

Currie, Ruth

Date: Monday, November 30, 1987

Interview 95a : Mrs. Ruth Currie reminisces about her life as a railroader's wife in White City, Fastrill, and Diboll. A native of Louisiana, Mrs. Currie followed her husband from one Southern Pine Lumber Company operation to another. In White City she lived in a boxcar house. When the White City camp closed, her family moved to Fastrill, where they lived until 1939. She fondly remembers her time in Fastrill and the closeness of the families that lived there. She also recalls the Depression and how if affected Fastrill.