Preston Reunion Breakfast

Discussion in 'Consolidated Freightways' started by Animo916, Apr 1, 2007.

  1. Animo916

    Animo916 Active Member

    On Friday, April 6th...(Good Friday), the Preston People from 121 (Brooklyn), will be holding a reunion breakfast. If you or anyone you know used to work at Preston's brooklyn terminal, please feel free to join us.

    It will be held at The Dakota in Staten Island, located at Forrest and Richmond Avenues. The coffee starts pouring around 9am.

    WRONGWAY Member

    wow after almost 8 years you guys still keep in contact with each other? thats pretty good,my dad and a few other family members worked out of chicago on 47th st. and i don't think they talk to anybody since the closure. i guess everybody just went there own way.
  3. abfstc

    abfstc New Member

    I worked at Smiths Transfer, which closed in 1988. We have a reunion twice a year. Tomorrow April 3 we will get together for breakfast,usually get about 15 guys. Not bad after all the years.
  4. Animo916

    Animo916 Active Member

    Most of us keep in touch since the closure because many of us are still working. In NY City, all the terminals are within 1 mile of each other. Union and non union alike. Although we may be scattered like the lost tribes of Israel, we still cross paths many times. Today we had about 30 guys show up for breakfast. There were about a dozen others contacted that couldn't make it for one reason or another. Because of today, we are considering adding a second breakfast to the calander each year.

    WRONGWAY Member

    good for you guys!!! it still rubs me the wrongway that the closure took place. my plan was to work at preston when i turned 18but that was the same year that they closed. oh well fed ex freight does the job also.
  6. x475

    x475 Member

    Is this it?

    Was this the site some Preston brothers were looking for?:1036316054:
  7. Animo916

    Animo916 Active Member

    This was the thread, but we used to have our own little board like the CF guys.
  8. 616jimmy

    616jimmy Well-Known Member

    I miss Preston(151), It sure was a great company, not any like it left around anymore (XGR240).
  9. 616jimmy

    616jimmy Well-Known Member

    Hope you people had a great day,(GOD BLESS YOU ALL) XGR240.
  10. excfman

    excfman Active Member

    don't know how 151 breakfast got on the cf site but who cares lol

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