These are the stories of our people in their own words. From sharecroppers to governors, the veterans, artists, writers, musicians, leaders, followers, all those who call Mississippi home. Since 1971 we've collected their memories. The technology has changed, but our mission remains the same: to preserve those wonderful stories. Listen to Mississippi Moments Monday through Friday. at 12:30pm on MPB think radio.
Woodrow Addison worked for the Illinois Central Railroad shop in McComb for 38 years.He worked first as a brakeman and then, a conductor.Addison contrasts the duties of the two jobs. He also discusses the advantages of diesel over steam power.