In Muscatine on Wednesday, December 26, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Loaded 3 tank cars today. Talked to St. Paul about alternate operations. Brought 2 dart boards home to Stan & Dalene. TV at night. Zero weather.”
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.