712th Railway Operating Battalion unit history

712th Trans Bn by Nancy Cunningham

Korean War: US Army 765th Railway Shop BN

The Spiker 8th Railway Engineering Army WWI

"The spiker : published by the enlisted men of the 18th regiment engineers railway".

Title Spiker (United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 18th Regt. : Online)

The Spiker [electronic resource] / published by the Enlisted Men of the Eighteenth Engineers Railway U.S. Army.
 Published American Lake, Tacoma, Wash. : Enlisted Men of the 18th Engineers Railway Frequency Monthly Publication Date Began July 3, 1917.
Notes description based on: Vol. 1, no. 3 (July 1917). Subject United States. Army. Corps of Engineers -- 18th Regt -- History -- World War, 1914-1918. World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- 18th Engineers.

3rd Military Railway Service and 737th Railway Operating Battalion documents Philippines 1944-1946

Various documents from 3rd Military Railway Service and 737th Railway Operating Battalion documents Philippines

3rd MRS Phillipines railway orders.pdf by cunningb

730th ROB reunion group annual meeting minutes 1959-1995

730th ROB Reunion Group Annual Meeting Minutes 1959-1995 by Nancy

763rd Railway Operating Battalion - Willie M. Rast Co. B pt 2

Thanks to his son Irvin!

Willie Rast personal history

Camp Shelby MS and U.S. Army Locomotive #98

Locomotive #98

98_WWII_LetterBifold (1) by cunningb

715th Railway Operating Battalion

715th Railway Operating Battalion - Camp Shelby Mississippi Photos from WJ Biles courtesy of David Spellman Thanks Tom!

714th Railway Operating Battalion Howard Heinz obit

HEINZ, HOWARD GRAHAM - age 92, of Knoxville, passed away, Sunday, October 5, 2014, at NHC Farragut. Howard was born on August 13, 1922, to Harry and Maude Heinz.
      He graduated from Knoxville High School and attended the University of Tennessee. He served in the Army during WWII in the 714 Railroad Operations Battalion. On return, he married his sweetheart, Virginia Scott. Howard had a 42 year career with the Southern Railroad retiring as a master mechanic. He was a long time member of Central United Methodist Church and currently a member of Concord United Methodist. He was a lifetime member of the Shriners, Masons, and Elks among others.
     He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Scott Heinz; parents; only brother, Harry Louis Heinz, Jr.; brother-in-law, Sammy Scott; sisters-in-law, Jean Scott Walker, Elizabeth Scott Cunningham, and Nina Heinz. Howard is survived by his sister-in-law Billie Scott; nieces, Patricia Thompson, Gina Beth Johnson, Jan Butler, Diane Scott, and Lisa Dolan; nephews, Gary Scott, Sammy Scott, Glenn Walker, Greg Cunningham, and Harry Heinz.
      Howard met many friends during his lifetime but close to his heart was Dr. John and Louise Ambrosia and family. The family would like to thank NHC Farragut for caring and loving him for the past 6 years. Graveside service will be Thursday at 1:00 pm at Lynnhurst Cemetery with Rev. Brent Hall officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Howard's name to Mission of Hope, 6030 Industrial Heights Dr. NW, Knoxville, TN 37909, or Knox County Meals on Wheels, 2247 Western Ave., Knoxville, TN 37909. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com  -
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715th Railway Operating Battalion

Thanks Tom!

He writes ... here is the front and rear of the training cadre who trained the 715th at Camp Shelby. The 715th was at Camp Shelby from 12-12-1942 until 4-20-1943.


2nd MRS Engineering section photo 1945 Paris

Thanks Naomi!

749th Railway Operating Lt. Col. David MacLeod

Lt. Col. David MacLeod of the 749th ROB daughter share another great photo

Camp Shelby 1943 Training Cadres Railway Replacement School and letterhead

Thanks to Tom !

Camp Shelby Letterhead

790th Transportation Railway Operating Battalion Korea

790th TROB Korea by Nancy

Thanks Tim !