my name is james, i live in austin texas. I'mempolyed by the bnsf railroad as a engineeri was raised in temple, texas and attendedpublic schools there. my grandfather nameis jesse j.quintero, born in 1917 some wherein mexico. As young men,he and his twobrothers Frank and Ralph left their familiyranch and went texas to work for the santa fe railroad in temple,tx. My grandfatherretired in 1973 after 43 years of service.He past away in 1992. My father works for the BNSF as a Conductor with 35yrs service.He lives in Morgans Point Resort, 15 milesfrom Temple,Texas. I'm curious about my family background, since I'm the last tocarry on the family name. When my grandfather was alive I remember him tellingme your family is all you have in this worldand never turn your back on them and beingan honest person is everything and if youdon't have that you have nothing. Those words have stayed in my mind ever since.