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  • The Story of Casey Jones and the Train Wreck That Made Him Famous

    The Story of Casey Jones and the Train Wreck That Made Him Famous

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    John Luther Jones was born March 14, 1863, first worked on a railroad in Kentucky and at age 25 had enough seniority to join the Illinois Central. Opportunities for advancement were good at ICRR and records show Jones was promoted to engineer on February 23, 1891 and his name first appears on the register book…

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Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich’s exceptional career was launched in 1926 with the premiereof his first symphony – his graduation piece. He quickly established himself at the forefront of young Soviet composers. In the years since, his music has been a major component in every symphony orchestra’s repertoire – classical music for those who claim to not […]

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