Mark Burrows Commentary Series

Mark Burrows' railroad employment in Chicago spanned more than 40 years, first with the C&NW, then with Soo Line and Canadian Pacific. Mark retired in January 2016.

Mark Burrows' railroad employment in Chicago spanned more than 40 years, first with the C&NW, then with Soo Line and Canadian Pacific. Mark retired in January 2016.

Former RW Co-Chair Mark Burrows - now retired but still active in RWU - wrote a series of searing commentaries for the RWU newsletter The Highball from the Fall of 2012 to Fall of 2015.  After a brief reprieve upon retirement, he once again took up his pen and continues to write! You can re-read all of his commentaries below.

 2019

#24 - Winter - It is High Time for Disgrntled Rails to Stand up and Be Counted

2018

 

#23 Fall - Dan Johnson, Friend and Co-Worker - Killed on the Job

#22 Summer - The Profit System's Complete and Total Moral Bankruptcy

#21 Spring - You Railroad Workers! Don’t  Waste Time Mourning  - Organize!

#20 Winter - What Can the Rank and File do About the Sad State of Rail Labor 

 

2017

 

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