Your welcome. Since he was an employee of the Railroad you might look this website. www.rrb.gov Click on "Genealogy" link, even though it says they don't have reords of those employeed before 1936, further down the page they state: "Although we do not have information for records for 1936 or earlier, we do know where some of the records are.In response to your inquiries, the following are the depositories that we are aware of with railroad records.(Send additions or corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org).
These records are for historians and may not have information of interest to those doing family research.In addition, the records may not be indexed or available to genealogists.However, some collections include payroll records.Any information on the usefulness of these collections to genealogists would be appreciated.
All links below go to web sites outside of rrb.gov and other federal government sites"