Wreck at Maud, The (Al Bowen)

DESCRIPTION: "Christmas had come, and the morning was dark, The moon had hidden her face" when engineer Al Bowan started for work. He bids his mother goodbye. A switching error puts another train on his track; he is killed in the wreck
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1981 (Cohen)
KEYWORDS: train wreck mother
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Dec 23, 1904 - the Maud wreck
FOUND IN: US(MW,So)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
AbrahamsRiddle, pp. 81-82, "Al Bowen" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 452-453, "The Maud Wreck" (1 text)
Cohen-LSRail, p. 272, "Maud Wreck" (notes only)

Roud #3518
File: LSRa272H

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