Dying Engineer, The

DESCRIPTION: "An engineer one morning Had kissed his wife goodbye, The sunlight was adorning A bright and cloudless sky." He picks a flower before learning his train is late. The train derails; as he dies, the engineer asks that his wife to remember his last kiss
AUTHOR: Bernice "Si" Coleman (1898-?) with Kyle Roop
EARLIEST DATE: 1982 (Lyle); probably written c. 1935
KEYWORDS: train wreck death flowers
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lyle-Scalded, p. 171, "The Dying Engineer" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #14018
File: LySc171

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