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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Nov 2020 7:53 p.m. PST

"For those of a younger disposition this was a black and white western )one of many) from my youth, concerning the adventures of a railroad, its engineer (him of the title), Casey junior (his son), Fireamn Wally, redrock and the rest of the crew on the "Cannonball Express"…"

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Tom Reed Supporting Member of TMP12 Nov 2020 6:36 a.m. PST

Wow, that's awesome! Thanks for sharing.

Matthew Lee Danison12 Nov 2020 6:46 a.m. PST

Good stuff!

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP12 Nov 2020 7:43 a.m. PST

Of course the real Casey Jones was never in the "Wild West." His railroad engineering days were on the old Illinois Central line that ran (and still does under another name) from Chicago to New Orleans.

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Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP12 Nov 2020 8:53 a.m. PST

Ah, yes, I remember that show, and even some of the them song! And yes, Col Campbell, it was a bit disappointing when I put things together some years later, and realized the real Casey Jones had nothing to do with the Old West. I do regret that I didn't have a chance to visit any of the Jones sites in Mississippi when I drove through over Thanksgiving, 1996.

Grelber

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Nov 2020 11:40 a.m. PST

Happy you like it boys!. (smile)

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Old Wolfman13 Nov 2020 10:24 a.m. PST

And played by "The Skipper"Alan Hale Jr..

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