Franz Oedekoven, last stationmaster of the big goods depot Stolberg Münsterbusch,
was born in Bonn
and was sent on business to Stolberg about Satvey and St. Vith. With his wife Bertha he remained
also after his retirement in his choice hometown. Except for his Josef all children left the small town
Stolberg and moved to Berlin, Mainz and Dortmund. Franz Oedekoven sent this Stolberg greeting
postcard out to a train colleague to Mainz 1897.
(Postcard: Found and property of Josef Brockhoven, Euchen)