Broke-Down Brakeman, The

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas a very cold night in December, ANd the winds were driving the snow," as a "warm-hearted young brakeman" is going off-duty after three days on the job. He dreams of his family, then is called back to work and killed
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AbrahamsRiddle)
KEYWORDS: train railroading dream separation death
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AbrahamsRiddle, pp. 62-64, "The Broke-Down Brakeman" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3516
File: Abrr062

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