Nixie Mail

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The mail service was a little different in those days. You could mail a letter almost anywhere in the country and it didn’t have to have a proper address and somebody would make sure it got delivered. We used to have an individual who worked what we called the Nixie mail, and he had a world of knowledge about the railroad crossings, hilltops, elevators, (at least in our area) where if it at least mentioned something about a certain area he’d make sure it got delivered. And that was the mail service in those days.

DATE PUBLISHED: 2012-09-14 13:32:34
AUTHOR NAME: Troy Smith
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