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Illinois Central Railroad and Harriman Lines shopmen's strike of 1911 scarce pin
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Illinois Central Railroad and Harriman Lines shopmen's strike of 1911 scarce pin
Illinois Central Railroad and Harriman Lines shopmen's strike of 1911 scarce pin

Illinois Central Railroad and Harriman Lines shopmen's strike of 1911 scarce pin

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Scarce early 1900's unusual Railroad strike pin for theIllinois Central Railroad and Harriman Lines shopmen's strike of 1911.This 1" pin has light wear with no cracks. TheIllinois Central shopmen's strike of 1911was a labor action of a number of railroad worker's unions against theIllinois Central Railroad, beginning on September 30, 1911. The strike was marked by its violence. At least 12 were killed across the country. It was also judged a failure within months, long before its formal ending on June 28, 1915.The Illinois Central and the eight affiliatedHarriman lineshad recognized and successfully negotiated with individual shopcraft unions for some time. But in June 1911, these unions[2]sought additional leverage by negotiating together as the "System Federation".The railroad simply refused and replaced the strikers. The first day of the strike was relatively peaceful, with a reported 30,000 strikers[3]walking out at 10:00 a.m. in at least 24 cities, most in the south and midwest but as far west as Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles. (Wikipedia) OurGoal and Mission Our goal is to deliver to our customers a quality,sought after collectible product at a fair price which is accurately described and shipped properly and in a reasonable time. Please read our feedback. When atransaction is completed we will leave appropriate feedbackand will appreciate your feedback.Thank you for your buys. Policies and Procedures We ship continental U.S. using standard ground USPS with tracking.Wewill ship large items UPS. If you have any other preference, such as added insurance or priority mailing, please notify us immediately after winning an item. Overseas shipping is available to buyders in selected countries. Please contact us for shipping details.We accept PayPal. You must make payment within seven days of product closing. We package all items professionally and securely and take great care in making sure your item reaches you as you purchased it. Unless otherwise stated, in the event that your item is not as described, we have a seven-day return policy with email notification within three days of your receipt of the item. We try to ship out within 5 days of payment (excluding holidays/weekends),however we do have a busy show/product schedule that may delay shipping by 4-5 days. We appreciate your patience. Feedback is much appreciated and we will leave feedback upon the successful completion of transaction. Thank you for your interest.,RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fuk.rp*05e54c%3E-159fe00f600-0x118-->
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