Women in Railroading
Women Railroad Workers, 1918
From the strenuous task of laying track to the more socially acceptable modeling for ads, the railroad provided a variety of jobs for women. The female connection with railroading goes back as far as the railroads themselves.
Women on the railroads worked diligently and efficiently, missing less time on the job than their male counterparts. They knew that turning in a poor job performance meant that they were more likely to be replaced than a man. (Source: Pioneering Women of the Railroad Pre WW II)
See also: Women and Railroads During World War II
The point of this post?
In case you’re experiencing a severe case of Mondaytitis, remember the hardship these women had to go through, and survived.
So, harden the fug up, quit complaining and go to work.