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One page instructions, on Pennsylvania Railroad letterhead, to conductors and enginemen of Special 408 and Pilot Engine 134, regarding delivery of President McKinley's funeral train to the Exchange Street Station on Sept. 16, 1901, signed by R. Bell; summary of instructions given to various railroad personnel regarding President McKinley's funeral train, unsigned, Sept. 15, 190l.
Born in North Evans, N.Y., he began his railroad career in 1882 as a telegraph operator for the West Shore Railroad. At the time of the McKinley assassination, he was chief dispatcher at Buffalo for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society Archives, Mss A2001-4, Edward M. Kinney, Railroad Papers Regarding President McKinley's Funeral Train.