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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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Postcards have always been a path to easy chair sightseeing and that is most true when Roadside America postcards find their way to our homes. Here are some of the best attractions that were never meant to be destinations. They are all, along the way!

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