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8 thoughts on “ Workin On The Railroad ”

  1. Sep 26,  · " I've Been Working on the Railroad " may just be one of the best-known folk songs about the U.S. railway system. The song is pervasive and the words are a favorite among recordings aimed at children. Yet, children rarely learn all the lyrics originally intended in the song, as some of those were incredibly racist and deeply offensive.
  2. Workin’ on the Railroad August Henry C. Parke Fans of AMC’s Hell on Wheels anticipate the driving of the Golden Spike the same way Dracula anticipated the driving of the wooden one: closure is nice, but we are in no hurry.
  3. Aug 15,  · Working on the Railroad is not solely a collection of stories told by persons employed in various railroading positions, although it does contain over a half dozen such accounts. It is also not an in depth study of the multitude of positions that railroads were required to staff.4/4(8).
  4. May 27,  · It is a collection of mostly 19th century and early 20th century stories penned by the Men that worked on the railroad. If its folklore you are interested in however I recommend Railroad Avenue​ by Freeman Hubbard. It's out of print but can still be found for a reasonable price/5(6).
  5. Jun 12,  · I've been workin' on the railroad, All the live long day. I've been workin' on the railroad, Just to pass the time away. Don't you hear the whistle blowing? Rise up so early in the morn. Don't you hear the captain shouting "Dinah, blow your horn?" Dinah, won't you blow, Dinah, won't you blow, Dinah, won't you blow your horn? Dinah, won't you blow.
  6. Your cute, cuddly "I've Been Working On The Railroad" is actually a racist, pirated, jammed together mess of Americana. In some ways, it kind of makes me love it more. Much like Grimm's fairytales, if you go back to the original there is always more than meets the eye.
  7. What They Do: Workers in railroad occupations ensure that passenger and freight trains safely run on time. They may drive trains, coordinate the activities of the trains, or operate signals and switches in the rail .
  8. Apr 21,  · D G D I've been workin' on the railroad all the live long day D E A I've been workin' on the railroad, just to pass the time away A7 D G D Can't you hear the whistle blowin'? Rise up so early in.

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