Iron Horse (II -- Utah version)

DESCRIPTION: "Th' iron horse draweth nigh, With his smoke nostril high, Eating fire as if grazing." It takes much work to build its trail. In Salt Lake City they rejoice as it approaches. "May the iron horse and Mormons Always right every wrong."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1868 (Bee-Hive Songster, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: technology railroading
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Hubbard, #245, "The Iron Horse" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 599-600, "The (Utah) Iron Horse" (1 text)

Roud #8597
File: CAFS2599

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