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My mom lived in the depot as a child in the 1920s. Her father, Thomas Vernon Cash, was a line foreman for the railroad. Her grandparents lived across the field behind the railroad. Mom told me that hobos would sometimes ask her mother for a bite to eat, and she always had something for them. Mom died about five years ago. I would have loved to have taken her to the opening of the museum.
Vernon Cole
Wyandotte, OK