The Family of Rosa Anna Abbott and John Joseph LaValle

Rose Abbott LaValle Donley Train Passes, Front Side

Rose Abbott LaValle Donley Widow's Train Passes
Rose Abbott LaValle Donley's Widow's Train Passes, issued to her after Tom's death in 1956. Tom was a passenger train conductor for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Click on the image to view the back side of the passes. Collection of Janice Donley.

Rose used it to take Susie for a train ride from our place in Springdale to Pittsburgh, where they caught the street car to Mt. Lebanon. She wanted to make sure Susie had a chance to take a ride on a train before they disappeared.