BLET to mark 150th anniversary on May 8
(Source: Progressive Railroading, March 20, 2013)
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) soon will reach a major milestone when it marks its 150th anniversary on May 8.
Considered the oldest transportation labor organization in North America, the BLET represents more than 55,000 active and retired locomotive engineers and trainmen throughout the United States. Headquartered in Cleveland, the union has more than 500 U.S. divisions.
In May, the BLET plans to host a celebration in Detroit to mark the 150 milestone.
Full story: Progressive Railroading
Wednesday, March 20, 2013