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Raymond S. Baldwin

Ulster & Delaware Railroad
"The Only All Rail Route Through the Catskills"


Name: Raymond Senford Baldwin
Birth: November 3, 1879, North Blenheim, NY
Death:March 9, 1974, Oneonta, NY
Residence(s): Manhattan, NY; Stamford, NY; Oneonta, NY;
Roxbury, NY; Buffalo, NY
Spouse: Edith McGrath
Children: Marjorie Baldwin
Parents: Ira Baldwin & Mary Pierce
Date of Hire: 1899
End of Employment: 1947 (retired)
Position(s) Held: Conductor, Baggageman, Brakeman

Raymond S. Baldwin


Raymond S. Baldwin of 18 Tilton street, Oneonta, finished a railroad career of 48 years and seven months last night when he made his last run as a conductor on the Catskill Mountain Branch of the New York Central System. From left are John Simpson, agent at the Kingston station; George E. Burnett, engineer; Conductor Baldwin receiving a gift from Chancy Stewart, clark at local station, and Howard H. Gill, fireman standing on the steps of the engine. Mr. Baldwin served on the West Shore, D&H, and New York Central. (Freeman photo)

Raymond S. Baldwin

Obituary of Raymond S. Baldwin. Oneonta Daily Star. March 11, 1974

Raymond S. Baldwin, 94, of 18 Tilton Avenue, a retired railroad conductor, died Saturday, March 9 at his home. He was born Nov 4, 1879 at North Blenheim, Schoharie County, a son of Ira and Mary (Pierce) Baldwin. He married Ellen McGrath on October 25, 1902 in Phoenecia. He was employed as a conductor for the former Ulster and Delaware Railroad and later the New York Central Railroad from 1899 until his retirement in 1947. Mr Baldwin had lived in Oneonta since 1902. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Conductors.

Surviving are his wife, a daughter, Mrs Frederick (Marjorie) Loomis, Edmeston, a sister, Mrs Charles (Mae) Post, 15 Franklin St, a grandson, three great-grandsons, and one niece. Funeral and committal services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the

Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta, with the Rev. John Blackman, pastor of the Second Baptist Church, Edmeston, officiating. Burial will be later in Locust Hill Cemetery, Hobart. Friends may call at their convenience.


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