Mr. Yoder was born in Missouri in 1891. He came to Flagstaff in 1889 and started to work for the railroad. He attended school until age 15 and took one year at the university. Interviewed by Dumont W. Melick. Mr. Melick and Mr. Yoder's fathers were related and the two reminisce about a variety of people they knew from the old days. Other topics discussed include: ranch life; turquoise mining in Cataract Canyon River; prison stories; hunting stories; and running the Superchief.