Categorie: Trains

#3 Trains

In this column: Cannonball Express, The Flying Crow and The Frisco “I’m goin' down to the station, catch that west cannonball”. Sunshine Blues -- Memphis Jug Band The Cannonball is a fast passenger train, that refers to a crack train (fastest train between two points) on the Illinois Central Line. On April 30, 1900, John …

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#2 Trains

In this column: Colorado Central, Narrow Gauge Railways, The Chief, Santa Fe's Fleet Of Famous Trains, Freight Train Blues, Yellow Dog Blues, Smokestack Lightning, Trixie Smith, Louis Armstrong, W.C.Handy, Howling Wolf In the episode about C.C.Rider you can read that C.C. the acronym could be for Colorado Central.The Colorado Central Railroad operated in Colorado and southeastern Wyoming in …

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#1 Trains

In this column: The Katy, The Santa Fe, The Dummy, The Chief, The Midland, The T.P, Mystery Train, Mean Old Train, Midnight Special, The Box Car More background information on trains, on the basis of the song Katy Blues of Bessie Tucker."Katy's at the station, Santa Fe is in the yard; Mmmmmmmm, Santa Fe is …

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