FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Mr. WALTER LUKE WINBORN, 2823 Maple Springs, Dallas, Texas, was interviewed at 500 South Houston Street, Dallas, and furnished the following information:
Mr. WINBORN stated he was presently employed as a switchman for Union Terminal Company, 500 South Houston Street, Dallas, and was so employed on November 22, 1963. On this date, Mr. WINBORN took a position on the Elm Street railroad viaduct so that he could observe the Presidential motorcade and President KENNEDY. As the motorcycle escort and the vehicle carrying the President approached the viaduct, Mr WINBORN heard three distinct shots ring out. Mr. WINBORN stated he was not able to ascertain exactly where the shots were fired from and his attention remained on President KENNEDY and the motorcycle escort. He stated, however, that the shots sounded as if they all came from the same area.
Mr. WINBORN stated that very shortly theafter the motorcycle escort dispersed and one motorcycle was abadoned by the police officer riding it on the grassy slope on the north side of Elm Streetand this officer rushed up the steps leading to the pavillion and was lost from sight. The vehicle carrying the President immediately left the area at a high rate of speed. Mr WINBORN then moved away from the east edge of the viaduct, where he could get a clear view of the area to the West of the Texas School Book Depositor Building (TSBD). he remained at this point and observed the approach to the railroad tracks for a few minutes, but failed to see anyone moving toward the railroad tracks.
Mr. WINBORN stated he then returned to his work and had no further personal kmowledge concerning the activities in this area.
Mr. WINBORN stated he did not know LEE HARVEY OSWALD and had never met JACK RUBY.
on 3/17/64 at Dallas, Texas File # DL 100-10461
By Special Agent THOMAS T. TRETTIS JR. and E.J. ROBERTSON Date Dictated 3/17/64