Grave of the Section Hand, The

DESCRIPTION: "They laid him away on the brow of the hill, Outside of the right-of-way." The section hand's many years of service are recalled. His grave will guard the track. The place of the burial is briefly described.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Dean)
KEYWORDS: death railroading burial
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dean, p. 129, "The Grave of the Section Hand" (1 text)
Roud #9584
File: Dean129

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.