Episode 2 – Casey Jones’ Loves and the Legend Begins

Although he was born in Tennessee and lived there most of his life, Casey Jones has several Mississippi connections.  He, of course, died near Vaughn, Mississippi in the famous wreck, but there’s more than that.  Find out who his greatest loves were, and how a hoodoo engine was resurrected to claim more lives.

Opening and closing music: “Casey Jones” by Bill Murray and the American Quartet.

https://archive.org/details/CaseyJones_134

Ambient Music:   “Road to Hell” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Sources:

Casey Jones Museum, Water Valley:  http://caseyjonesmuseum.com/

Wikipedia:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casey_Jones

Gurner, Bruce.  A Monograph on Casey Jones and the Wreck at Vaughn.

Lee, Fred J.  Casey Jones, Epic of the American Railroad.

Rothman, Lily.  “The Other Half of the Casey Jones Legend: His Wife”.

 

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